Gawen Swann

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Gawen Swann
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Gawen Swann, as depicted in The Hedge Knight graphic novel

Allegiance House Swann[1]
Culture Marcher[1]
Born 152 AC or before[2]
Book The Hedge Knight (appears)

Gawen Swann was the Lord of Stonehelm and the head of House Swann during the reign of King Daeron II Targaryen.[1]


During the tourney at Ashford Meadow, Lord Gawen's armor, cloak, and horse bardings were a riot of black and white as well, down to the stripes on his scabbard and lance.[1]

By 209 AC, Gawen was an old man.[1]


Lord Gawen's fool had named Prince Matarys Targaryen the "Even Younger Prince".[1]

Lord Gawen participated in the tourney at Ashford Meadow in 209 AC, where he challenged Prince Valarr Targaryen. Although he nearly defeated the prince in the first tilt, Gawen yielded after falling from the saddle in the second run. When Ser Duncan the Tall searched for a seventh knight for his trial of seven, Gawen ignored his call for help, laughing softly at a comment from Lord Pearse Caron.[1]


Unknown Lord of Stonehelm Unknown
Next known title holder:
Manfred Swann