|House Qorgyle of Sandstone|
|Coat of arms || Gules, three scorpions sable.|
|Seat || Sandstone|
|Current Lord || Quentyn Qorgyle|
|Region || Dorne|
|Title || Lord of Sandstone|
|Heir || Gulian Qorgyle|
|Overlord || House Martell|
House Qorgyle – by Tomasz Jedruszek. © Fantasy Flight Games
House Qorgyle of Sandstone is a noble house from Sandstone in western Dorne. They are sworn to House Martell of Sunspear.
Their arms are three black scorpions over red. Their motto does not appear in the books.
The Qorgyles were adventuring Andals who settled in the deep dunes and sands of Dorne.
During Nymeria's War the Qorgyles supported House Yronwood against House Nymeros Martell.
It was rumored that Lord Qorgyle arranged the murder by scorpion of Lord Lyonel Tyrell.
Lord Commander Qorgyle was the predecessor of Lord Jeor Mormont as commander of the Night's Watch. Prince Oberyn Martell was fostered at Sandstone as a child.
A Storm of Swords
Ser Arron Qorgyle is part of the escort of distinguished Dornish nobles that accompany Prince Oberyn Martell to King's Landing.
A Feast for Crows
Arianne Martell believes that House Qorgyle will aid her attempt to crown Princess Myrcella Baratheon due to its relationship with Prince Oberyn.
House Qorgyle at the end of the third century
The known Qorgyles during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:
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