House Morrigen

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House Morrigen of Crow's Nest
House Morrigen.svg
Coat of arms A black crow in flight on a storm-green field
(Vert, a crow volant sable)
Seat Crow's Nest
Head Lord Lester Morrigen[1]
Region Stormlands
Title Lord of Crow's Nest[1]
Heir Ser Richard Morrigen[2]
Overlord House Baratheon (ACOK)
House Baratheon of Dragonstone (ADWD)

House Morrigen of Crow's Nest is a noble house from Crow's Nest in the stormlands.

Their arms are a black crow in flight on storm-green.[3][4] Their motto does not appear in the books.

History

Dickon Morrigen was killed alongside the Bastard of Blackhaven by Meraxes during the Last Storm.[5]

Ser Damon the Devout, the captain of the Warrior's Sons, died during a trial of seven involving King Maegor I Targaryen.[6]

Ser Gyles Morrigen was a Lord Commander of the Kingsguard for Jaehaerys I Targaryen.[7]

Ser Grance Morrigen participated in the tourney at Ashford Meadow.[8]

Lord Morrigen had a territorial dispute with Lord Armond Connington.[9]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

The Morrigens are among the storm lords who choose to fight for Renly Baratheon during the War of the Five Kings.[10] Ser Guyard Morrigen, known as Guyard the Green, is a member of King Renly's Rainbow Guard.[10] The Morrigens turn to King Stannis Baratheon after Renly's death.[11]

The van of Stannis's army is placed under the command of Guyard, who then leads the foot during the attack on King's Landing.[3] However, Guyard is slain at the Battle of the Blackwater by Ser Garlan Tyrell, who is disguised as Renly.[12]

A Storm of Swords

Lord Lester Morrigen remains loyal to Stannis after the Blackwater.[13][1]

A Dance with Dragons

According to a semi-canon source, Lester has accompanied Stannis to the north.[14]

Ser Tristan Rivers leads the taking of Crow's Nest by the Golden Company.[9]

House Morrigen at the end of the third century

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

Historical Members

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Storm of Swords, Appendix.
  2. A Dance with Dragons, Appendix.
  3. 3.0 3.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 52, Sansa IV.
  4. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses in the Stormlands
  5. 5.0 5.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Reign of the Dragons: The Conquest.
  6. 6.0 6.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Maegor I.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Fire & Blood, Prince into King - The Ascension of Jaehaerys I.
  8. 8.0 8.1 The Hedge Knight.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 61, The Griffin Reborn.
  10. 10.0 10.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 31, Catelyn III.
  11. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 42, Davos II.
  12. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 62, Sansa VII.
  13. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 36, Davos IV.
  14. George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire, Crow's Nest.
  15. Fire & Blood, The Sons of the Dragon.