House Stonehouse

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House Stonehouse of Old Wyk
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Coat of arms A black brazier on a grey masonry field
(Cendrée masoned proper, a brazier sable)
Seat Old Wyk
Lord The Stonehouse
Region Iron Islands
Overlord House Greyjoy

House Stonehouse of Old Wyk is a noble house from Old Wyk, one of the Iron Islands. They are one of the main houses sworn to Pyke.[1]

Neither their arms or their motto appear in the books. According to semi-canon sources they blazon their arms with a black brazier on a grey masonry field.[2]

History

Lord Stonehouse of Old Wyk was put to the sword by westermen during Lady Johanna Lannister's invasion of the Iron Islands in 134 AC.[3]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

When Theon Greyjoy arrives at Pyke, Aeron Greyjoy tells him that Dagmer Cleftjaw has gone to Old Wyk to summon the Stonehouses and the Drumms.[4] The houses of Old Wyk agree to support Balon Greyjoy during the War of the Five Kings.[5]

A Feast for Crows

Red Ralf Stonehouse is one of the captains under the command of Lord Captain Victarion Greyjoy at Moat Cailin. He urges Victarion to make a claim on the Seastone Chair after Balon's death.[6]

The Stonehouse, head of House Stonehouse, attends the kingsmoot. He wears ragged sealskins.[7] Red Ralf champions Victarion during the kingsmoot, but Euron Greyjoy is instead chosen King of the Isles and the North.[7]

A Dance with Dragons

Red Ralf leads a squadron of the Iron Fleet toward Slaver's Bay, but he goes missing off the coast of Sothoryos.[8]

House Stonehouse at the end of the third century

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

With unspecified familiar relationship to the main branch there are also:

Historical Members


References

  1. A Game of Thrones, Appendix.
  2. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses on the Iron Islands
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fire & Blood, The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency.
  4. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 11, Theon I.
  5. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 24, Theon II.
  6. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 18, The Iron Captain.
  7. 7.0 7.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 19, The Drowned Man.
  8. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 56, The Iron Suitor.