In 957 NE, Lord Captain Commander Pedron Niall attempted to widen the influence of the Children of the Light by invading Altara. He was opposed by forces of Altara, Illian and Murandy. He was eventually defeated, but not before capturing and ransoming King Mattin in the Battle of Soremaine. During the Whitecloak War, the town of Salidar was abandoned. (Guide)

References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch8 - Tam al'Thor fought for Illian in the Whitecloak War.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch28 - The village of Salidar was abandoned during the Whitecloak War.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch9 - At the Battle of Soremaine, the Children of the Light captured Mattin and held him for ransom. They would have routed the Illianer army if not for the valor of the Illianer Companions.
    2. LoC,Ch9 - Another major battle of the Whitecloak War occurred near Moisen.
    3. LoC,Ch48 - Queen Tylin must accept the Children of the Light embassy because Pedron Niall could invade Altara any time he wants as he did in the Whitecloak War.

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