Gilwood Hunter

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Gilwood Hunter
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Alias Young Lord Hunter
Title Ser
Lord of Longbow Hall
Allegiance House Hunter
Culture Valemen
Born In 250254 AC[1]
Book(s) A Storm of Swords (mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (appendix)

Ser Gilwood Hunter is a knight from House Hunter of Longbow Hall. He is the eldest son and heir of Lord Eon Hunter.

Appearance and Character

Gilwood is closer to fifty than forty. He has a bushy mustache and a fondness for wine. Gilwood is dressed with an ermine cloak pinned with a brooch with his house arms. He has red nose and cheeks, and is a heavy drinker.[2]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Gilwood's father, Lord Eon, dies suddenly and Gilwood inherits the titles. The suddenness of his father's death leads his two younger brothers, Eustace and Harlan, to claim that Gilwood had murdered Eon.[3]

A Feast for Crows

Lord Gilwood is the last of the Lords Declarant to arrive at the Gates of the Moon with his forces to enforce the blockade put in place to starve Petyr Baelish out of the Eyrie. Despite his age, he is known as Young Lord Hunter.[2]

According to Petyr, Gilwood will most likely be killed by his youngest brother, Harlan, who is actually to blame for the death of their father Eon.[2]




  1. See the Gilwood Hunter calculation.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 23, Alayne I.
  3. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 80, Sansa VII.