House Varner

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House Varner
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Coat of arms Ermines, a weasel argent
Current Lord Steffon Varner
Region the Reach
Overlord House Tyrell

House Varner is a noble house from the Reach. Its current lord is Steffon Varner.

According to semi-canon sources they blazon their shields with a white weasel on ermines. [1]

History

The Varners trace their ancestry back to Andal adventurers given lands and wives by the Three Sage Kings of House Gardener during the Andal Invasion.[2]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Lord Steffon Varner is part of Renly Baratheon's army camped beneath the walls of Bitterbridge.[3] He goes over to Stannis Baratheon's camp after the death of Renly and is present at the parley between Stannis and Ser Cortnay Penrose at Storm's End.[4]

Steffon fights at the Battle of the Blackwater, severely injures his knee, and is captured. He bends the knee to King Joffrey I.[5]

House Varner at the end of the third century

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

References and Notes

  1. The Citadel. Heraldry: In the Reach
  2. The World of Ice and Fire, The Reach: Andals in the Reach.
  3. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 22, Catelyn II.
  4. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 42, Davos II.
  5. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 65, Sansa VIII.

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