The Citadel

The Archive of 'A Song of Ice and Fire' Lore


5.1.1. Trade and Resources
  • In times of peace fisherfolk in skiffs, grain barges poled downstream, merchants on floating ships, and even brightly painted mummer's boats with quilted sails of many colors could be found on the rivers (III: 20)
  • With so much trade on the rivers, villagers will haul their grain and other goods to it to see it sold and carried elsewhere by the merchants (III: 126)
  • Maidenpool has a busy harbor (IV: 138, 205)
  • Fisherfolk northwest of Maidenpool fish the waters in leather coracles. Others collect clams (IV: 371-372)
  • Wine can be made from small, tart grapes grown in the riverlands (IV: 464)
  • The riverlands are rich and fertile (SSM: 1)