Myranda Royce

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Myranda Royce
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Alias Randa
Title Lady[1] (briefly)
Acting Lady of the Gates of the Moon[2]
Allegiance House Royce of the Gates of the Moon
Culture Valemen
Born In 279 AC (roughly)[3]
Spouse Unknown[4]
Book(s) A Clash of Kings (appendix)
A Storm of Swords (mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (appears)
A Dance with Dragons (appendix)
The Winds of Winter (appears)

Myranda Royce, called Randa, is the daughter of Lord Nestor Royce, the High Steward of the Vale.[5][6][7][8]

Appearance and Character

She is short and fleshy and buxom. She has a small mouth, brown eyes, and brown curly hair.[4] Myranda is clever and given to gossip.[1] She is good friends with Mya Stone, one of her father's retainers.[2]


Myranda was once married to an elderly lord.[1] Her husband died while having sex with her.[4]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Sansa Stark thinks about being banished to the Gates of the Moon, hearing that Myranda has a lively household at the castle she keeps for her father while he is at the Eyrie.[2]

A Feast for Crows

Myranda ascended to the Eyrie with Mya Stone to help Lord Robert Arryn begin his descent to the Gates of the Moon. She enters a lively discussion with Sansa, attempting to weasel information out of her about herself and Petyr Baelish. Lord Nestor Royce tried to marry her to Harrold Hardyng but he was rebuffed by Lady Anya Waynwood.[4]

The Winds of Winter

This information has thus far been released in a sample chapter for The Winds of Winter, and might therefore not be in finalized form. Keep in mind that the content as described below is still subject to change.

Myranda helps her father hosting the tourney that will determine the first eight knights to join the Brotherhood of Winged Knights, an order newly founded by House Arryn. Along with Alayne Stone, Myranda welcomes the Waynwoods and Ser Harrold Hardyng when they arrive at the Gates for the tourney.[9]