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Pronunciation: TAHM-rah oh-SPEHN-yah
Amyrlin Seat 973-979 NE, raised from the Blue Ajah.
She has long hair lightly streaked with gray. She has a square, determined face. (NS,Ch2)
- Tamra Ospenya is raised to the Amyrlin Seat in 973 NE. (Guide)
- Tamra, Moiraine and Siuan are present when Gitara Foretells the birth of the Dragon Reborn. Tamra swears the Accepted to secrecy. (NS,Ch2)
- Tamra announces the death of Gitara and declares a bounty for all women who recently gave birth. She sends all the Accepted to nearby camps to take census. (NS,Ch3)
- On Tamra's orders all the Accepted leave the White Tower with Tower Guard escorts. (NS,Ch4)
- Tamra has Moiraine and Siuan rewriting the lists of census names. (NS,Ch6)
- Tamra sends urgent messages to Meilyn, Kerene, Aisha, Ludice and Valera. (NS,Ch7)
- Tamra leads the ceremony where Moiraine and Siuan are raised to the shawl. She channels Spirit on the Oath Rod while the girls speak the Three Oaths. (NS,Ch11)
- Now that Moiraine is Aes Sedai, Tamra puts her in charge of disbursing the bounty. (NS,Ch12)
- Jarna Malari and the Black Ajah question Tamra about the Dragon Reborn and then murder her. Galina Casban and Chesmal Emry participate in the questioning. Tamra reveals that the Dragon is reborn and the names of the Aes Sedai searchers, but not that he is still a babe. (NS,Ch14, NS,Epilogue, ACoS,Prologue, ACoS,Ch40, WH,Ch10)
- NS,Ch2 � Moiraine thinks of her as fair, just and often kind.
- NS,Ch8 � Because of Tamra's certainty of the timing, Moiraine thinks Gitara must have had other Foretellings about the Dragon Reborn.
- NS,Ch14 � Three days after High Chasaline Ryma Galfrey announces to a stunned dining hall that Tamra Ospenya died in her sleep.
- NS,Ch18 � After learning of the Black Ajah murders, Moiraine and Siuan wonder if Tamra was also murdered.
- NS,Ch23 � There have been some mysterious deaths, but Moiraine and Siuan do not see how they could be connected to Meilyn, Tamra and the Black Ajah.
- TPoD,Ch19 - Romanda retired when Tamra was chosen Amyrlin. She wanted the position herself.
- CoT,Prologue - Most people believe that Tamra died in her sleep, but Yukiri is now convinced that she was murdered.
- TGS,Ch8 � Gareth Bryne presses Siuan on why she broke oath. She tells him the truth about the Foretelling on the Dragon Reborn and that Tamra was murdered by the Black Ajah.