House Baelish of Harrenhal

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House Baelish of Harrenhal
House Baelish of Harrenhal.svg
Coat of arms A field of silver mockingbirds on green
(Vert, semé of mockingbirds argent)
Seat Harrenhal
Head Lord Petyr Baelish
Region Riverlands
Heir None
Overlord House Baratheon of King's Landing
Founder Petyr Baelish
Founded 299 AC

House Baelish of Harrenhal is a noble house from Harrenhal in the riverlands. A cadet branch of House Baelish of the Fingers, it is founded by Petyr Baelish, the new Lord Paramount of the Trident, in 299 AC.[1]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Lord Petyr Baelish is named Lord of Harrenhal and Lord Paramount of the Trident by the Iron Throne, a reward for arranging the alliance between Houses Lannister and Tyrell and the betrothal of Margaery Tyrell to King Joffrey I Baratheon. Petyr replaces Lord Hoster Tully of Riverrun as liege lord of the riverlands.[1]

A Storm of Swords

Harrenhal is recaptured from the Brave Companions by Ser Gregor Clegane and the Mountain's men.[2]

Lord Petyr helps Sansa Stark escape King's Landing after Joffrey's death by using Ser Dontos Hollard as a front for his plans.[3] Petyr marries Lady Lysa Arryn at the Fingers.[4]

A Feast for Crows

Residing at the Eyrie as Lord Protector of the Vale, Petyr seems in no hurry to occupy Harrenhal.[5]

House Baelish at the end of the third century

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


  • Ser Bonifer Hasty, called Bonifer the Good, captain of the Holy Hundred and declared castellan of Harrenhal by Ser Jaime Lannister.
  • Ser Lothor Brune, a knight and former sellsword in Lord Petyr's service and his captain of guards.
  • Oswell, a grizzled man-at-arms in Petyr's service, sometimes called Kettleblack.
  • Ser Shadrich of the Shady Glen, called the Mad Mouse, hedge knight in Petyr's service.
  • Ser Byron the Beautiful, hedge knight in Petyr's service.
  • Ser Morgarth the Merry, hedge knight in Petyr's service.