Title: Queen Tenobia si Bashere Kazadi

She is Queen of Saldaea. Her uncle is Davram Bashere. Her full title is - Her Illumined Majesty, Tenobia si Bashere Kazadi, Shield of the North and Sword of the Blightborder, High Seat of House Kazadi, Lady of Shahayni, Asnelle, Kunwar and Ganai.

Physical Description#

She is tall and pretty with a bold nose and large tilted eyes of dark deep blue. (TPoD,Prologue) She has an eagle's beak nose and a wide mouth. Her best feature is her tilted purple eyes. (WH,Ch27)

Tenobia Kazadi by Richard Boyé

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch17 - The war in Arad Doman is hindering trade with Saldaea to such an extent that it might cost Tenobia her throne.
    2. TSR,Ch41 - Faile's father, Davram Bashere, is Marshal-General to Queen Tenobia and is also her uncle.
    3. TSR,Ch56 - Tenobia is eight years older than Faile.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - The White Tower sends Memara to Saldaea to keep Tenobia under control.
    2. TFoH,Ch49 - In Elaida's study, Nynaeve and Elayne see letters from King Easar and Queen Tenobia asking that the White Tower stop meddling in their affairs.
    3. TFoH,Ch56 - Bashere tells Rand that he thinks Tenobia will support him as the Dragon Reborn.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch2 - Tenobia sent Davram Bashere to pursue Mazrim Taim.
    2. LoC,Ch9 - Omerna reports to Niall that Tenobia is in seclusion in the country.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Elaida orders her kidnapped. Apparently Memara was not very successful.
    2. ACoS,Prologue - Omerna reports to Niall that she has left Saldaea.
    3. ACoS,Ch6 - Colavaere was happy to have Faile as an attendant because of her high standing as cousin to Queen Tenobia.
  5. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Prologue - Next in line for the throne of Saldaea is her uncle, Davram Bashere.
    2. TPoD,Ch16 - Siuan Sanche hears from one of her eyes-and-ears that soldiers are moving south out of Kandor.
  6. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch27 - Her full title and lands are given.
  7. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Prologue - Davram Bashere knows that Easar, Ethenielle, Paitar and Tenobia are fifty leagues to the north. He worries about what they are doing and what Tenobia will do to him.
  8. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch1 - Rand wonders if Tenobia will really give him her support like Bashere said she would.
    2. TGS,Ch42 - Bashere has no idea why Tenobia and the other rulers would leave the Blight border undefended.
  9. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch24 - Yoeli tells Ituralde that Tenobia took much of the army with her on her search for the Dragon Reborn. She left Vram Torkumen in charge.
    2. ToM,Ch51 - Min has a viewing of Tenobia, a spear hovering over her head, bloody, but shining in the light.
  10. A Memory of Light
    1. AMoL,Ch7 - Gareth Bryne praises Elayne for her handling of the meeting, including when Tenobia complained about Saldaea left exposed.