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In Game of Thrones S07E01, Cersei and Jaime had a discussion, with this dialogue:

"I am the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms.” – Cersei

"Well, three at best.” – Jaime

What three kingdoms is Jaime including as still under Cersei's control in this quote?

  • well Lannister,vale,greyjoy i guess. – Aravindh Gopi Jul 18 '17 at 7:45
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    @AravindhGopi This is before Jaime knows about Euron's upcoming visit. – BCdotWEB Jul 18 '17 at 7:58
  • cersei and jaimie themselves having 2 kingdoms Baratheon's + Lannisters – Aravindh Gopi Jul 18 '17 at 8:11
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    @AravindhGopi Not Vale, they know about Rise of Jon Snow so it is only natural that they would also know that Valemen have cast their lot with the Northmen – Aegon Jul 18 '17 at 8:38
  • Somewhat related. – Chanandler Bong Jul 18 '17 at 22:10
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The three Kingdoms are:

  1. Westerlands
  2. Riverlands
  3. Crownlands/Stormlands

Crownlands aren't a separate Kingdom historically but Jaime isn't the most well-versed guy in law. In the books it is noted many times that he is very dumb when it comes to history and Law. But then again, he could be referring to Stormlands instead but Stormlands are uncertain as well given that Cersei isn't a Baratheon and has no claim to the throne.

It can't be Iron Islands as at that time Jaime didn't know about Greyjoy alliance.

When he says "at best", he's mentioning the ideal scenario. If you are overly-optimistic and everything goes well, those are the only three Kingdoms Cersei has control over. But Jaime knows Riverlands are uncertain

given murder of the Frey family

and so are the Stormlands. Therefore he uses "At best".

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