The Whitecloaks


The Children of the Light, disparagingly called Whitecloaks, are an organization of zealous foes of the Dark and defenders of the Light. They were organized during War of the Hundred Years by Lothair Mantelar to combat the increasing number of Darkfriends. Their symbol is a golden sunburst on a field of white. 

Their headquarters is the Fortress of the Light in the city of Amador in Amadicia. In truth they rule the country of Amadicia. 

They believe that any use of the One Power is the work of the Dark One and thus all Aes Sedai are Darkfriends. 

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Character Appearance/personality Where seen last?
Canvele (Lord Captain Canvele) A Lord Captain of the Children of the Light.  After Niall's assassination, Asunawa plans to use him against Valda to keep control of the Whitecloaks, but Valda got to him first, securing his place as the new Lord Captain Commander. (ACoS,Prologue)
Dain Bornhald An officer of the Children of the Light. Son of Geofram Bornhald. He is from Tarabon. He has a narrow face. His syntax marks him as a Taraboner. Dain Bornhald and Jaret Byar refuse to have the Whitecloaks fight for Emond's Field so Perrin orders them to leave the Two Rivers. Dain says he will see Perrin dead if the world burns. (TSR,Ch56) Dain Bornhald greets Eamon Valda when he arrives in Amador. Dain is drunk. (LoC,Ch31) 
Dimir Faral A Whitecloak soldier. He falls under the sway of Padan Fain.  Dimir Faral and several other Whitecloaks ambush Rand in Caemlyn. Rand orders the survivors hanged except for Dimir whom he sends back to Pedron Niall with a message. (LoC,Ch26)
Eamon Valda (Lord Captain Eamon Valda) A Lord Captain of the Children of the Light.  In their camp in northern Amadicia, Valda smells a transient stench. He meets with Asunawa and convinces him to join in his plan. (CoT,Prologue)
Earwin A Whitecloak soldier. He is a big man with gray eyes and a long mustache. A group of Questioners including Earwin and Wuan destroy a village on Almoth Plain and hang many of the villagers. (TGH,Ch29)
Einor Saren  A Whitecloak officer and a Questioner. He is second in command to Jaichim Carridin. He is tall and hook-nosed with a look of certainty in his eyes. Einor Saren escorts Morgase to a meeting with Pedron Niall. The walk just happens to take them by the gallows where Darkfriends are being hanged. He then reports to Rhadam Asunawa. (LoC,Ch31)
Farran A Whitecloak soldier under the command of Dain Bornhald. He is a bearded boulder of a man, yet light on his feet. Farran looks disappointed when Dain Bornhald agrees to leave the Two Rivers. (TSR,Ch56) 
Galad Damodred (Lord Galadedrid of House Damodred) The only son of Tigraine and Taringail. Half-brother to Elayne and Gawyn. His sign is a winged silver sword, point-down. He always does the right thing. He is almost too handsome for masculinity. He is tall and slender with dark hair and eyes.  Galad leads the party into Samara where they are attacked by a mob. He is a devastating fighter even outdoing Birgitte. He forlornly warns the girls to stay away from Rand as they leave. (TFoH,Ch48) Elayne still does not have news of Gawyn or Galad. She cannot like Galad but she still hopes he is safe. She wonders if he still fancies Nynaeve. (CoT,Ch12)
Ivon A Whitecloak soldier. He is hard-faced. Ivon carries a message from hundredman Farran to Dain Bornhald.
Jaret Byar A Whitecloak officer. He is tall and skeletally gaunt with very deep-set eyes. He has dark, deep-set eyes. Dain Bornhald and Jaret Byar refuse to have the Whitecloaks fight for Emond's Field so Perrin orders them to leave the Two Rivers. (TSR,Ch56) 
Lucellin A Whitecloak soldier.  Dain Bornhald leaves Lucellin and others to guard Taren Ferry as he moves Whitecloak troops into the Two Rivers. (TSR,Ch1)
Rhadam Asunawa High Inquisitor of the Children of the Light. He is tall and graying with a gaunt face and deep-set eyes and thick gray eyebrows. Emaciated face, wears a snowy white cloak with only the red shepherd's crook of a Questioner.  In their camp in northern Amadicia, Valda meets with Asunawa and convinces him to join in his plan. (CoT,Prologue)
Trom A Whitecloak officer. He has a square face and black hair. He is older than Galad.  Trom leads the force of Whitecloaks that captures Paitr Conel and Torwyn Barshaw. (LoC,Ch31) 
Wuan A Whitecloak soldier. He is young and handsome with a yellow beard. He is left-handed.  A group of Questioners including Earwin and Wuan destroy a village on Almoth Plain and hang many of the villagers. (TGH,Ch29)