Lichyard

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A lichyard is a type of graveyard in Westeros. The lichyard at Winterfell is located near the First Keep. The servants of the old Kings of Winter are buried beneath headstones spotted with lichen.[1] The lichyard of Castle Black is by the eastern road below the Wall, near ancient tombs.[2]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

Brienne of Tarth spots a lame gravedigger in the lichyard of the Quiet Isle.[3]

A Dance with Dragons

Theon Greyjoy thinks of Winterfell, damaged from its sack by Ramsay Bolton, as a "half-frozen lichyard of a castle".[4]

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