House Foote

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House Foote
House Foote.svg
Coat of arms A copper dagger across a black chevron on white
(Argent, a chevron inverted sable, surmounted by a dagger copper)
Head Unknown
Region the Westerlands
Overlord House Lannister
Cadet branch House Foote of Nightsong
Founded Dawn Age/Age of Heroes[1][N 1]

House Foote is a noble house from the Westerlands. They blazon their arms with a copper dagger across a black chevron, on white.[2][3]


The Footes are an ancient line, dating back to the days of the First Men.[1]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

"Chevron and dagger" banners are spotted by Arya Stark among Tywin Lannister's army as it leaves Harrenhal.[2]

Ser Philip Foote is awarded Nightsong after the Battle of the Blackwater, forming the cadet branch House Foote of Nightsong.[4]

House Foote at the end of the third century

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


  1. The text states that certain houses trace their roots back to the "golden age of the First Men",[1] a term that could be meant to cover the Dawn Age and the Age of Heroes together. As it is unlikely that no First Men houses of note were founded in the Age of Heroes, we cannot tell if the mentioned houses were founded in the Dawn Age or the Age of Heroes.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The World of Ice & Fire, The Westerlands.
  2. 2.0 2.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 38, Arya VIII.
  3. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses in the Westerlands
  4. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 65, Sansa VIII.