Pronunciation: PAY-drohn NEYE-awl

Lord Captain Commander of the Children of the Light.

Physical Description#

He is all sinew and bone, with white hair. He has dark eyes. (LoC,Prologue)

Points of View#

See Pedron Niall's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch44 - Geofram Bornhald orders Byar to take news of the Seanchan, Aes Sedai and Perrin to his son, Dain, and then to Pedron Niall.
    2. TGH,Ch48 - Jaret Byar sees the Whitecloaks destroyed by the Seanchan and Rand in the sky and knows he must carry the news to Pedron Niall and to Dain Bornhald.
  2. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch1 - Min is worried about the Whitecloaks, but Siuan tells her they would not attack Tar Valon directly without direct orders from Pedron Niall.
  3. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch9 - In Mardecin, Thom learns that Pedron Niall is recalling Whitecloaks to Amador.
    2. TFoH,Ch12 - Gareth Bryne and his men note lots of Whitecloaks in Lugard heading west and wonder what Pedron Niall is up to.
    3. TFoH,Ch16 - Thom learns that Ailron, meaning Niall, intends to take the eastern bank of the Eldar River.
    4. TFoH,Ch17 - From bits of gossip, Thom concludes that Pedron Niall is trying to unite the nations against Rand.
    5. TFoH,Ch25 - In Elaida's study, Egwene finds a report that Pedron Niall is recalling Whitecloaks to Amadicia.
    6. TFoH,Ch27 - The five great captains of the Westlands are Agelmar Jagad, Davram Bashere, Gareth Bryne, Pedron Niall and Rodel Ituralde.
    7. TFoH,Ch49 - In Elaida's study, Nynaeve and Elayne see a report that Pedron Niall is still recalling Whitecloaks to Amadicia.
  4. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - When Eamon Valda and most of the Whitecloaks leave Tar Valon, Gawyn wonders what Pedron Niall is up to.
    2. LoC,Ch26 - Rand thinks the Whitecloaks that ambushed him were sent by Pedron Niall. He sends Dimir Faral back to Niall with a message that Rand intends to hang him.
    3. LoC,Ch28 - Fain thinks he has the Whitecloaks and the White Tower set against Rand as he has touched Pedron Niall and Elaida.
    4. LoC,Ch29 - Thom and Juilin report that Niall is still consolidating the Whitecloaks in Amador. King Ailron is also calling in his soldiers.
    5. LoC,Ch31 - Eamon Valda is furious with Niall for recalling him to Amador instead of sending him to Tear to fight Rand.
    6. LoC,Ch31 - Eamon Valda and Rhadam Asunawa begin plotting against Niall.
    7. LoC,Ch48 - Queen Tylin must accept Carridin and the Whitecloak embassy in Ebou Dar because Pedron Niall could invade Altara any time he wants.
  5. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch15 - Pedron Niall ordered Jaichim Carridin to cause turmoil in Altara and Murandy so the Whitecloaks could come in and save the day. He also ordered him to kidnap Elayne.
    2. ACoS,Ch21 - News of his death has not yet reached Ebou Dar.
    3. ACoS,Ch30 - Carridin sends a letter to Elayne via Tylin telling her that Morgase is alive and with Pedron Niall and offering to take her to Amador. Elayne thinks it is a lie and is furious.
  6. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch23 - Cadsuane notes that the Seanchan are like the five great captains. When they lose a battle, they figure out what went wrong and adapt.
  7. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Prologue - As Lord Captain Commander Eamon Valda adopts a much gaudier style than Pedron Niall ever wore.
    2. KoD,Ch26 - There is a rumor that Pedron Niall was killed by the Seanchan while defending Amador.
  8. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch20 - Consoling Mat on his marriage, Talmanes says that at least two of the great captains, Rodel Ituralde and Davram Bashere, are also married. Gareth Bryne is not. It is not clear if Agelmar Jagad or Pedron Niall were.
  9. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch6 - Morgase recalls that Niall told her that Gaebril is dead.
    2. ToM,Ch7 - Byar tells Galad that Pedron Niall sent them to the Two Rivers to fight Trollocs.
    3. ToM,Ch29 - Morgase and Galad discuss her imprisonment by Valda. She is certain he was behind the death of Niall.
    4. ToM,Ch45 - Morgase tells Elayne about being held by the Whitecloaks. Niall was a gentleman but Valda was not.