House Mertyns

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House Mertyns of Mistwood
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Coat of arms A white great horned owl on a grey field
(Cendrée, a great-horned owl close affronté argent)
Seat Mistwood
Current Lord Mary Mertyns
Region Stormlands
Overlord House Baratheon

House Mertyns of Mistwood is a noble house from Mistwood in the stormlands. They blazon their arms with a white great horned owl on grey.[1][2] Their words are not known.

History

Ser Michael Mertyns, better known as the White Owl, was a member of the Kingsguard.[3]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Among the gathered knights at the Hand's tourney is one with the horned owl of House Mertyns.[1]

The Winds of Winter

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The sons and grandsons of Lady Mary Mertyns initially support Renly Baratheon during the War of the Five Kings, with a grandson wounded in the Battle of the Blackwater. Since the Mertyns men are away, Mistwood falls to the Golden Company during their invasion of the stormlands. Young John Mudd and Chains keep Mary under house arrest and host Arianne Martell for a night.[4]

House Mertyns at the end of the third century

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

Historical Members

References and Notes

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