Prince Tealiff is the father of King Ror and the grandfather of Prince Po.

Prince Tealiff was the younger brother of a childless King of Lienid, but chose to pass the kingship to his son Ror when his brother died.

In Graceling, he was kidnapped by King Murgon for King Leck shortly before the beginning of Graceling in order to (presumably) upset or scare Queen Ashen at the time when she had barricaded herself and Bitterblue in her rooms to protect Bitterblue from Leck.