Gilbert Farring

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Gilbert Farring
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Gilbert Farring, by TheMico ©

Allegiance House Farring
Culture Crownlands
Issue Bryen Farring

Gilbert Farring is a knight of House Farring. His son is Bryen Farring, a young squire of Stannis Baratheon. He is the cousin of Ser Godry Farring.[1]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

King Stannis Baratheon tells Davos Seaworth that Ser Gilbert is one of the few men who remained loyal to him after his loss at the Blackwater. Gilbert still holds Storm's End for Stannis, commanding a garrison of two hundred men.[2]

A Feast for Crows

Gilbert continues to hold Storm's End for Stannis as his castellan, with Lord Elwood Meadows as his second in command, and Maester Jurne as his counselor and healer.[3]

While Stannis is in the north, an army from the Reach under Lord Mace Tyrell and Lord Mathis Rowan besiege Storm's End.[4][5] However, when Mace receives news that his daughter Margaery has been arrested by the Faith of the Seven, he leaves the siege and marches his army back to King's Landing, leaving Lord Rowan to continue the siege with fewer men.[6]

A Dance with Dragons

After Jon Connington and Aegon Targaryen take Griffin's Roost with the Golden Company, they plan to attack Storm's End next.[7]

The Winds of Winter

This information has thus far been released in a sample chapter for The Winds of Winter, and might therefore not be in finalized form. Keep in mind that the content as described below is still subject to change.

Haldon Halfmaester informs Arianne Martell that the Golden Company has taken Storm's End, and that Lord Mace Tyrell's army is descending on the castle from King's Landing.[8]


Preceded by Castellan of Storm's End
299300 AC
Served under: Stannis Baratheon