House Graceford

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House Graceford of Holyhall
Coat of arms The Mother's face upon white pale wavy dividing a brown field
(Brunâtre, on a pale wavy argent the Mother’s head caboshed proper)
Words Work Her Will
Seat Holyhall
Current Lord Lady Alyce Graceford
Region Reach
Overlord House Tyrell

House Graceford of Holyhall is a noble house from Holyhall in the Reach. According to semi-canon sources, they blazon their arms with the Mother's face upon white pale wavy dividing a brown field.[1] Their words are "Work Her Will".[2]


The Gracefords trace their ancestry back to Andal adventurers given lands and wives by the Three Sage Kings of House Gardener during the Andal Invasion.[3]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

The pregnant Lady Alyce Graceford requests permission from Cersei Lannister to name the child Tywin if it is a boy or Lanna if a girl. Cersei accedes.[4]

House Graceford at the end of the third century

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

References and Notes

  1. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses from the Reach
  2. The Citadel. House Mottoes
  3. The World of Ice and Fire, The Reach: Andals in the Reach.
  4. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 7, Cersei II.

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