House Tollett

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House Tollett of the Grey Glen
House Tollett.svg
When All is Darkest
Coat of arms Pily grey and black
(Pily cendrée and sable)
Seat The Grey Glen
Head Lord Uthor Tollett[1]
Region The Vale
Title Lord of the Grey Glen[1]
Overlord House Royce[1]
Founded Andal Invasion[2]

House Tollett of the Grey Glen is a house from the Grey Glen in the Vale of Arryn. They are sworn to the Royces from Runestone.[1]

Neither their arms or their words appear in the books, but according to semi-canon sources they blazon their shield as pily grey and black.[3] Their words are "When All is Darkest".[4]


Torgold "the Grim" Tollett was one of the casualties of the Battle of the Seven Stars on the Andal side.[2]

When a war of succession ensued in the Vale upon the death of Lady Jeyne Arryn, the Tolletts supported Ser Arnold Arryn as heir to the Eyrie.[5]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Eddison Tollett, known as Dolorous Edd, is paired with Jon Snow during the great ranging of the Night's Watch beyond the Wall.[6]

A Storm of Swords

Edd survives the battle of the Fist of the First Men and the mutiny at Craster's Keep, and he returns safely to the Wall. He receives two votes in one of the final castings of votes for the Lord Commander of the Night's Watch.[7]

A Feast for Crows

The Tolletts are among the noble houses who join Lord Yohn Royce in trying to depose Lord Petyr Baelish.[8]

House Tollett at the end of the third century

The known Tolletts during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire include:

With unspecified familiar relationship, there is also:

Historical Members


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 A Feast for Crows, Appendix.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The World of Ice & Fire, The Vale.
  3. The Citadel. Heraldry: In the Vale
  4. The Citadel. House Mottoes
  5. Fire & Blood, The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency.
  6. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 13, Jon II.
  7. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 75, Samwell IV.
  8. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 10, Sansa I.
  9. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 23, Jon III.
  10. The Winds of Winter, Alayne I
  11. Fire & Blood, Prince into King - The Ascension of Jaehaerys I.