House Farring

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House Farring
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Coat of arms Per pale purpure and argent, two knights combatant crossing swords counterchanged
Region the Crownlands
Overlord House Baratheon of Dragonstone

House Farring is a noble house of the Crownlands. According to semi-canon sources, they blazon their arms with per pale purple and white, two knights combatant with swords, counter-charged.[1]


According to rumor, Lady Annara Farring, the seventh wife of Lord Walder Frey, may have slept with Black Walder Frey, one of Walder's great-grandsons.

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

It is not clear when the Farrings join Stannis Baratheon's cause during the War of the Five Kings, but they are possibly sworn to Dragonstone and have been with him since the beginning. Bryen Farring is a squire to Stannis and is present when they burn the sept on Dragonstone.

A Storm of Swords

Ser Gilbert Farring commands the garrison at Storm's End left there by Stannis.

A Feast for Crows

Lord Mace Tyrell lays siege to Storm's End, which is held by Gilbert.

A Dance with Dragons

Ser Godry Farring is among the queen's men at Castle Black. He is nicknamed Giantslayer for having slain a giant during the battle beneath the Wall. Godry heckles Jon Snow in an attempt to provoke him into a duel, but Jon ignores him. Godry leads Stannis's vanguard during the march toward Winterfell. Bryen dies during the march.

House Farring at the end of third century

The known Farrings during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:

With unspecified familiar relationship to the main branch there are also:


  1. The Citadel. Heraldry: the area of King's Landing