In 957 NE, Lord Captain Commander [Pedron Niall] attempted to widen the influence of the [Children of the Light|Children of the Light] by invading [Altara]. He was opposed by forces of [Altara], [Illian|Illian (Country)] and [Murandy]. He was eventually defeated, but not before capturing and ransoming King [Mattin|Mattin Stepaneos den Balgar] in the Battle of [Soremaine]. During the Whitecloak War, the town of [Salidar] was abandoned. ([Guide])

! References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [The Great Hunt]
## [TGH,Ch8] - [Tam al'Thor|Tam alThor] fought for [Illian|Illian (Country)] in the Whitecloak War.
# In [The Fires of Heaven]
## [TFoH,Ch28] - The village of [Salidar] was abandoned during the Whitecloak War.
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Ch9] - At the Battle of [Soremaine], the [Children of the Light] captured [Mattin|Mattin Stepaneos den Balgar] and held him for ransom. They would have routed the [Illianer|Illian (Country)] army if not for the valor of the [Illianer|Illian (Country)] Companions.
## [LoC,Ch9] - Another major battle of the Whitecloak War occurred near [Moisen].
## [LoC,Ch48] - Queen [Tylin] must accept the [Children of the Light] embassy because [Pedron Niall] could invade [Altara] any time he wants as he did in the Whitecloak War.
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