House Tawney

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House Tawney of Orkmont
Coat of arms A scourge of nettles, red and black, on white
(Argent, a scourge sable lashed with nettles gules)
Seat Orkmont
Head Lord Balon Tawney[1]
Region Iron Islands
Overlord House Greyjoy

House Tawney of Orkmont is a noble house from the Iron Islands, one of the strongest sworn to Pyke[2]. Their lands are found on the island of Orkmont.[3]

According to semi-canon sources they blazon their arms as a scourge of nettles, red and black, on white.[4]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

Some Tawneys gather to wish Victarion Greyjoy well on Old Wyk. Little Lenwood Tawney is one of Victarion's captains and supporters during the kingsmoot. He is seen playing the fiddle in Victarion's tents.[5]

House Tawney at the end of the third century

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

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