House Leygood

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House Leygood
Leygood.png
Coat of arms Three black thunderbolts on orange
(Tenné, three thunderbolts sable)
Region Reach
Overlord House Tyrell

House Leygood is a noble house from the Reach. Their blazon is a threefold thunderbolt.[1][2]

History

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

Ser Simon Leygood was a suitor for Lady Rohanne Webber's hand.[1]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

Leygood men march with Lord Randyll Tarly's force, pacifying the crownlands and the riverlands after the Battle of the Blackwater. Brienne of Tarth spots a shield bearing the three thunderbolts of Leygood among those that had been collected from the dead after the battle at Duskendale.[4] She also encounters a guard wearing the badge of House Leygood at the gates of Maidenpool.[5]

House Leygood at the end of the third century

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

  • no member has appeared yet.

Historical Members

Behind the Scenes

The sigil of House Leygood may be a reference by George R. R. Martin to the comic book characters The Flash or Johnny Thunderbolt.[6]

References

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