king of Troy during the Trojan War and was the father of Paris, Hector, Cassandra and Troilus in circa 1200 BC. When Paris brought the captured TARDIS into Troy, Priam ordered it burned. He saw Vicki emerge from it. He believed she was a god, despite his daughter's protests. He treated Vicki well, but when Vicki recognised the captured Greek soldier Diomede as Steven Taylor, Priam ordered them sent to the dungeons.