Evard Cordwyn was a hired mercenary captain working for Elayne Trakand.
He was tall, with a square jaw and had a large ruby in his left ear.
He worked for Elayne, pushing back the sorties from Arymilla Marne. He made a demand of Elayne for more money due to a loss of men. She sent him away with no agreement. Later, he, Rhys a'Balaman and Aldred Gomaisen turned coat and attacked the Far Madding Gate. He died during the attack.