House Jordayne

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House Jordayne of the Tor
Coat of arms A golden quill on checkered dark and light green
(Chequy vert and vert of a paler variety, a quill or)
Words Let it be Written
Seat The Tor
Current Lord Lord Trebor Jordayne
Region Dorne
Title Lord of the Tor
Heir Myria Jordayne
Overlord House Martell

House Jordayne of the Tor is one of the principal noble houses of Dorne. The Tor is placed on the southern coast of the Sea of Dorne.

Their blazon is a golden quill on checkered dark and light green.[1][2] Their words do not appear in the books, but in a semi-canon source they are stated to be "Let it be Written".[3]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Myria Jordayne is among the Dornish nobles that accompany Oberyn Martell to King's Landing.

A Feast for Crows

Doran Martell explains to his daughter, Arianne, that Ser Balon Swann is being delayed at the Tor with games arranged in his honor by Lady Jordayne.

House Jordayne at the end of the third century

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

Behind the Scenes

George R. R. Martin has confirmed that the house is a homage to Robert Jordan. The lord is called "Trebor" which is "Robert" backwards. "Jordayne" is similar to "Jordan" and "Tor" is Jordan's publisher.

References and Notes

  1. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 38, Tyrion V.
  2. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses from Dorne
  3. The Citadel. House Mottoes

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