The Unquiet Earth
Ivory White is the eldest daughter of Lancel White and eldest niece of King Dallibren. She is a bitter woman who uses her power to her advantage. She is the widow of Lord Chancy Balyn, and her only child, a daughter, died in infancy. She married for love, but her marriage lasted only three short years before her husband died in a hunting accident. Rumor has it that her heart died with her husband and child.