House Sunglass

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House Sunglass of Sweetport Sound
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Coat of arms Argent, seven mullets of seven points or
Seat Sweetport Sound
Current Lord Lord Sunglass
Region Blackwater Bay, the Crownlands
Title Lord of Sweetport Sound
Overlord House Baratheon of Dragonstone

House Sunglass of Sweetport Sound is a noble house sworn to Dragonstone, with an old and deep faith in the Seven. The exact location of Sweetport Sound in the Crownlands has not been stated.

Their blazon is composed by seven golden seven-pointed stars in a ring on white.[1][2] Originally, George R. R. Martin had envisioned the seven stars being silver, but after seeing the heraldry rendered he considered that silver and white did not differentiate themselves enough.[Citation Needed] Their motto does not appear in the books.


History

During the War of the Usurper, the Sunglasses presumably remained loyal to House Targaryen.[Citation Needed]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Lord Guncer Sunglass answers the summons of Stannis Baratheon when he calls his banners against King Joffrey Baratheon. Lord Sunglass is seen wearing moonstones at throat and wrist and finger by Maester Cressen at Dragonstone.

After Melisandre's profaning of the sept of Dragonstone and the deaths of his Rambton bannermen, pious Lord Sunglass declares to Stannis that he no longer supports his claim, which leads to his imprisonment. Three galleys named Piety, Prayer, and Devotion, belonging to House Sunglass, take part in the Battle of the Blackwater.

A Storm of Swords

During the Battle of the Blackwater, Melisandre burned the men in Dragonstone's dungeons, including Lord Guncer, as a sacrifice to R'hllor. After Guncer was burned, his brother, the new Lord of Sweetport Sound, fled to Volantis.

The gaoler Lamprey wears a white doublet with the seven golden stars of House Sunglass embroidered on it. It is unknown whether he took it from Lord Guncer or was a former servant of the house. One of the conspirators who helps Davos Seaworth smuggle away Edric Storm is Ser Triston of Tally Hill, who had been in service to Lord Guncer.

House Sunglass at the end of the third century

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

  • Lord {Guncer Sunglass}, Lord of Sweetport Sound, a pious follower of the Faith. Burned alive under orders of Queen Selyse Florent.
    • His unnamed brother and heir, the new Lord of Sweetport Sound, currently in Volantis.

Household

Sworn Houses

House RambtonRambton

References and Notes

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