House Hardyng

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House Hardyng
House Hardyng.svg
Coat of arms A field of red and white diamonds
(Lozengy argent and gules)
Region The Vale
Overlord House Waynwood

House Hardyng is a noble house from the Vale of Arryn. They blazon their arms with a field of red and white diamonds.[1][2]


Ser Humfrey Hardyng participated in the tourney at Ashford Meadow in 209 AC, beginning the tourney as one of the champions. He remained a champion, even after Prince Aerion Targaryen killed his horse. Humfrey took Ser Duncan the Tall's side in the trial of seven. He was severely injured and later died of his wounds.[2]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

Harrold Hardyng is the ward of Lady Anya Waynwood. He is the heir presumptive of the Vale should anything befall Lord Robert Arryn. Harrold takes part in a small melee held at Runestone only for squires. He wins the melee and is knighted by Lord Yohn Royce as his reward.

House Hardyng at the end of the third century

The known Hardyngs 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:

Historical Members


  1. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses in the Vale
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Hedge Knight.