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Gargon Qoherys

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Gargon Qoherys
House Qoherys.svg
House Qoherys.svg
Alias Gargon the Guest
Title Lord of Harrenhal
Allegiance House Qoherys
Race Valyrian
Died In 37 AC or shortly after, at Harrenhal
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)
The Sons of the Dragon (mentioned)

Lord Gargon Qoherys, also known as Gargon the Guest, was a Lord of Harrenhal and the head of House Qoherys.

Appearance and Characteristics

Gargon was fat and considered foolish.[1] He had a lusty appetite and was known to attend each wedding in his domain to advantage of the lord's right to the first night, giving him the nickname "Gargon the Guest". He also made free with the wives and daughters of his own servants.[1][2]


Gargon was the grandson of Lord Quenton Qoherys, whom he directly succeeded after he died in a fall from his horse in 9 AC. During the rebellion of Harren the Red in 37 AC, the father of a maid deflowered by Gargon allowed Harren to enter Harrenhal. Harren and his outlaws dragged Gargon from his bed to the castle godswood, where he sliced off Gargon's genitals, and fed them to a dog while Gargon bled to death. As Gargon was the sole living Qoherys, the house became extinct and Harrenhal was then granted to House Harroway.[3][1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Sons of the Dragon.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aenys I.
  3. The World of Ice & Fire, The Riverlands: House Tully.