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House Qorgyle

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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.[1][2] Their motto does not appear in the books.



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.

Recent Events

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:


References and Notes

  1. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 38, Tyrion.
  2. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses from Dorne

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