House Allyrion

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House Allyrion of Godsgrace
House Allyrion.svg
Coat of arms A golden hand on gyronny red and black
(Gyronny gules and sable, a hand couped or)
Words No Foe May Pass
Seat Godsgrace
Head Lady Delonne Allyrion
Region Dorne
Title Lord of Godsgrace[1]
Heir Ser Ryon Allyrion
Overlord House Martell
Founded Coming of the Andals[2]

House Allyrion of Godsgrace is a major Dornish noble house. Godsgrace sits near the confluence of the Scourge and the Vaith into the Greenblood.

Their blazon is a golden hand on gyronny red and black.[3][4] Their words do not appear in the books, but according to semi-canon sources they are "No Foe May Pass".[5]

History

House Allyrion was founded by Andal adventurers during the coming of the Andals to Dorne, along with Houses Jordayne, Martell, Qorgyle, Santagar, Uller, and Vaith.[2]

House Martell was once a vassal to the Allyrions of Godsgrace.[2]

During the First Dornish War, the Allyrions fled their castle before the arrival of Queen Rhaenys Targaryen on her dragon, Meraxes.[6][7]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Ser Ryon Allyrion and his bastard son, Ser Daemon Sand, are among the Dornish nobles who accompany Prince Oberyn Martell to King's Landing. The Bastard of Godsgrace helps Oberyn don his armor before the duel against Ser Gregor Clegane.[8]

A Feast for Crows

Daemon is arrested by men in service to Doran Martell, Prince of Dorne, for demanding the release of the Sand Snakes.[9]

A Dance with Dragons

The Lord of Godsgrace[N 1] is present at the feast when Ser Balon Swann arrives in Sunspear to deliver the Mountain's skull. He drinks when Ricasso raises a toast to King Tommen I Baratheon.[10]

The Winds of Winter

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Daemon comes from Godsgrace to Sunspear to be part of Princess Arianne Martell's party sent by her father, Prince Doran, to meet with Aegon Targaryen. He is named Arianne's sworn shield. While sailing across the Sea of Dorne to Cape Wrath, Daemon defeats Arianne in a game of cyvasse.[11]

House Allyrion at the end of the third century

The known Allyrions during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:

 
 
Delonne
 
Unknown
husband
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown
woman
 
Ryon
 
Ynys
Yronwood
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daemon
Sand
 
2 Sons
 


Notes

  1. It is unclear who this Lord of Godsgrace is. If the reference is an error, Lady Delonne Allyrion might have been intended. Possibly, the "Lord of Godsgrace" is Delonne's husband. A third option is that this is a reference to Delonne's son and heir, Ser Ryon Allyrion, in which case Delonne died or abdicated during the span of A Dance with Dragons, making Ryon the new Lord of Godsgrace.

References

  1. A Storm of Swords, Appendix.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The World of Ice & Fire, Dorne: The Andals Arrive.
  3. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 38, Tyrion V.
  4. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses from Dorne
  5. The Citadel. House Mottoes
  6. Fire & Blood, Aegon's Conquest.
  7. The World of Ice & Fire, The Reign of the Dragons: The Conquest.
  8. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 70, Tyrion X.
  9. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 24, Cersei V.
  10. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 38, The Watcher.
  11. The Winds of Winter, Arianne I
  12. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 6, The Merchant's Man.