Talk: House Waxley
The article currently says that House Waxley's sigil features three candles. I haven't checked other published materials, but A Feast for Crows, Chapter 10 (Sansa I), states:
The knight’s doublet showed the six white candles of Waxley. [Emphasis added.]
I suppose it could be a continuity error on GRRM's and his editors' part, and if so, it could be retconned by inventing a cadet branch of House Waxley with six candles instead of three. And if there's no basis anywhere for saying "three candles," well ... it seems like an awful lot of effort to redo the graphic.
Okay, now I have checked the first five volumes of A Song of Ice and Fire and the eight currently available preview chapters from The Winds of Winter. I searched for "Waxley", "Wickenden", "Edmund", and "candle" (in the singular, for good measure). The reference I cited above is the only mention I found of how many candles are in House Waxley's sigil. Unless other "canon" materials say otherwise, it's six candles. --Morgiou (talk) 17:24, 4 July 2016 (UTC)
- Interesting. The Citadel also displays three candles, so I assume that's where the wiki's sigil for House Waxley came from. You could bring this to attention on the wiki thread on the forums, but I think that, if the books say six candles (which it does), it should be corrected. --Rhaenys Targaryen (talk) 22:10, 4 July 2016 (UTC)
Thanks, Rhaenys, good idea. I posted a reply to the "Heraldry and correct blazons in the Wiki" topic in the forums' Wiki section:
I wish I could fix it myself, but I really am a complete hack at graphics, and not just because I don't have the best tools. Please give Meraxes a liver snap for me... --Morgiou (talk) 23:05, 4 July 2016 (UTC)