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| image_caption = Highgarden - by [http://feliche.deviantart.com/ Feliche]©.
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| settlement_type= Fortress, Regional Capitol
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| location = the [[The Reach]], [[Westeros]].
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| seat = [[House Tyrell]]
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'''Highgarden''' Castle is the seat of [[House Tyrell]], regional capital of [[the Reach]] and heart of chivalry in the [[Seven Kingdoms]]. It lies on the [[Mander]] and there the [[Ocean Road]] meets the [[Roseroad]], making it an important crossroads.<ref> [[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Map of the South (A Dance with Dragons)|Map of the South]]</ref>
 
'''Highgarden''' Castle is the seat of [[House Tyrell]], regional capital of [[the Reach]] and heart of chivalry in the [[Seven Kingdoms]]. It lies on the [[Mander]] and there the [[Ocean Road]] meets the [[Roseroad]], making it an important crossroads.<ref> [[A Dance with Dragons]], [[Map of the South (A Dance with Dragons)|Map of the South]]</ref>
[[File:Highgarden by feliche.jpg|thumb|350px|left|Highfarden by [http://feliche.deviantart.com/ Feliche]©]]
 
 
==The Castle==
 
==The Castle==
[[Margaery Tyrell]] describes the castle as having groves and fountains, shady courtyards, and marble colonnades. It is filled with singers, pipers, fiddlers and harpers. The stables have a fine selection of horseflesh, and there are pleasure boats to sail along the Mander.  
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[[Margaery Tyrell]] describes the castle as having groves and fountains, shady courtyards, and marble colonnades.  
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It is filled with singers, pipers, fiddlers and harpers. The stables have a fine selection of horseflesh, and there are pleasure boats to sail along the Mander.  
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Highgarden was once the seat of [[House Gardener]], until [[Aegon I Targaryen|Aegon the Conqueror]] defeated King [[Mern IX Gardener]] and his host on the [[Field of Fire]], ending their line. When Aegon then marched his host to Highgarden, its steward, [[Harlen Tyrell]], surrendered the castle. For this, Aegon has given him the castle and gave the [[House Tyrell]]s dominion over the [[Reach]].{{Ref|aGoT|Appendix}}
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Highgarden was once the seat of [[House Gardener]], until [[Aegon I Targaryen|Aegon the Conqueror]] defeated King [[Mern IX Gardener]] and his host on the [[Field of Fire]], ending their line.  
  
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When Aegon then marched his host to Highgarden, its steward, [[Harlen Tyrell]], surrendered the castle. For this, Aegon has given him the castle and gave the [[House Tyrell]]s dominion over the [[Reach]].{{Ref|aGoT|Appendix}}
  
 
Following the death of King [[Robert Baratheon]], [[Renly Baratheon]] and Ser [[Loras Tyrell]] fled to Highgarden, where Renly married [[Margaery Tyrell]] and proclaimed himself king.
 
Following the death of King [[Robert Baratheon]], [[Renly Baratheon]] and Ser [[Loras Tyrell]] fled to Highgarden, where Renly married [[Margaery Tyrell]] and proclaimed himself king.

Revision as of 01:37, 23 March 2013

Highgarden
Fortress, Regional Capitol
Highgarden by feliche.jpg
Highgarden - by Feliche©.
Location the The Reach, Westeros.
Government House Tyrell , Feudal Lord.
Religion Faith of the Seven
The Reach and the location of Highgarden
The Reach and the location of Highgarden
Highgarden
The Reach and the location of Highgarden

Highgarden Castle is the seat of House Tyrell, regional capital of the Reach and heart of chivalry in the Seven Kingdoms. It lies on the Mander and there the Ocean Road meets the Roseroad, making it an important crossroads.[1]

The Castle

Margaery Tyrell describes the castle as having groves and fountains, shady courtyards, and marble colonnades.

It is filled with singers, pipers, fiddlers and harpers. The stables have a fine selection of horseflesh, and there are pleasure boats to sail along the Mander.

History

Highgarden was once the seat of House Gardener, until Aegon the Conqueror defeated King Mern IX Gardener and his host on the Field of Fire, ending their line.

When Aegon then marched his host to Highgarden, its steward, Harlen Tyrell, surrendered the castle. For this, Aegon has given him the castle and gave the House Tyrells dominion over the Reach.[2]

Following the death of King Robert Baratheon, Renly Baratheon and Ser Loras Tyrell fled to Highgarden, where Renly married Margaery Tyrell and proclaimed himself king.

References and Notes