Captain of the Guards
|Allegiance|| House Egen|
|Born||In or between 249 AC and 253 AC|
|Died||In 298 AC, at Eyrie|
|Book(s)|| A Game of Thrones (Appears)|
A Clash of Kings (Mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (Mentioned)
|Played by||Brendan McCormack|
|TV series||Season 1|
Vardis Egen is a knight of House Egen and captain of the household guard at the Eyrie. During Jon Arryn's time at King's Landing as the Hand of the King, Vardis had served as his captain of the guards. He has at least one young son. In the television adaptation Game of Thrones he is played by Brendan McCormack.
Appearance and Character
- See also: Images of Vardis Egen
Vardis is heavily built, with a square, plain face, and silver hair. He is humorless.
A Game of Thrones
Ser Vardis greets Catelyn Tully upon her arrival at the Eyrie. He is present when Tyrion Lannister demands a trial by battle to demonstrate his innocence in the death of Jon Arryn. Vardis is chosen as the champion for House Arryn. He comes to the trial dressed in his mail. It makes him slow and clumsy, however, and Bronn, Tyrion's champion, kills Vardis easily.
Quotes about Vardis
|“||Ser Vardis Egen, you were ever my lord husband’s good right hand. You shall be our champion.||”|