Title: Lord Talmanes of House Delovinde

A Cairhienin nobleman who is one of the leaders of Mat's Band of the Red Hand. He commands half the band's cavalry. His con is three yellow stars on blue. His banner is a black fox.

Physical Description#

He is a few years older than Mat and a head shorter. (LoC,Ch5) He is short and wiry. The front of his scalp is shaved and powdered in Cairhienin fashion. (KoD,Ch25)

Points of View#

See Talmanes's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch43 - Talmanes is of House Delovinde. His con is three yellow stars on blue. His banner is a black fox.
    2. TFoH,Ch45 - Nalesean and Talmanes do not like each other, but they both admire and respect Mat.
    3. TFoH,Ch51 - Mat's Band of the Red Hand is growing so fast that Daerid, Nalesean and Talmanes are having to turn away recruits.
  2. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch12 - Bryne mentions that he has contacted Talmanes and that he is worried about Egwene. She orders him not to contact him any more for fear that people will get suspicious about their association.
  3. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch17 - Mat tells Vanin and the Redarms to leave Ebou Dar and go to Talmanes, but the Redarms refuse to leave.
    2. WH,Ch30 - Mat tells Nerim and Lopin to leave at dawn the next morning with or without him and find Talmanes and the Band of the Red Hand.
  4. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch8 - Lopin and Nerim still miss Nalesean and Talmanes.
  5. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch22 - Mat thinks a particularly pretty serving girl might be a good match for Talmanes.
    2. ToM,Ch52 - Talmanes has forty pairs of boots, way too many in Mat's opinion.