|House Buckler of Bronzegate|
|Coat of arms||
Three brass buckles, on a blue field|
(Azure, three buckles or)
|Head||Lord Ralph Buckler|
|Title||Lord of Bronzegate|
During Aegon's Conquest, Lords Buckler, Errol, and Fell opposed Orys Baratheon during his march from the Aegonfort toward Storm's End, but the storm lords were forced to retreat when Rhaenys Targaryen had Meraxes set afire parts of what is now the southern kingswood.
At the beginning of the Dance of the Dragons, Lord Buckler was executed in King's Landing for refusing to renounce his oaths to Rhaenyra Targaryen. Lady Buckler and her two daughters drowned when their ship sank in the Blackwater prior to the Maiden's Day Cattle Show.
A Clash of Kings
A Storm of Swords
A Dance with Dragons
Ralph's cousin, Ser Brus Buckler, remains in Stannis's service and is one of the queen's men. At the wedding between Alys Karstark and Sigorn of Thenn, Brus gives Princess Shireen Baratheon her first dance. Queen Selyse Florent arranges for Brus to wed the second daughter of the wildling raider Gerrick Kingsblood.
House Buckler at the end of the third century
The known Bucklers during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:
With unspecified familiar relation to the main branch:
- Cedrik Storm, the Bastard of Bronzegate. A tourney knight active several decades prior to the novels.
- Lord Buckler, ruling during the Conquest.
- Lord Buckler, who was executed at the beginning of the Dance of the Dragons.
- Lady Buckler, who drowned while crossing the Blackwater.
- Her two daughters, who drowned with her.
- A Dance with Dragons, Appendix.
- The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses in the Stormlands
- The World of Ice & Fire, The Reign of the Dragons: The Conquest.
- Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - The Red Dragon and the Gold.
- Fire & Blood, Under the Regents - War and Peace and Cattle Shows.
- A Storm of Swords, Chapter 67, Jaime VIII.
- A Storm of Swords, Chapter 38, Tyrion V.
- A Storm of Swords, Chapter 60, Tyrion VIII.
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 44, Jon IX.
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 49, Jon X.
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 69, Jon XIII.