House Buckwell

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House Buckwell of the Antlers
House Buckwell.svg
Coat of arms A rack of golden antlers, on a field of vair
(Vair, a stag's attire or)
Words Pride and Purpose
Seat the Antlers
Region crownlands
Title Lord of the Antlers
Overlord House Baratheon of King's Landing

House Buckwell of the Antlers is a noble house from Antlers in the crownlands. They are sworn to the Iron Throne. According to semi-canon sources they blazon their arms with a rack of golden antlers on vair.[1] Their words are "Pride and Purpose".[2]

History

When the realm began to turn against King Maegor I Targaryen for Prince Jaehaerys Targaryen, Lord Buckwell was among the score of lesser lords who gathered at his command.[3] However, when Maegor mysteriously died upon the Iron Throne, Lords Buckwell and Rollingford sailed for Pentos.[4]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Ser Jarman Buckwell commands the scouts during the great ranging of the Night's Watch from Castle Black.[5]

A Storm of Swords

Jarman survives the fight at the Fist and is among the few survivors to return to Castle Black.[6]

A Dance with Dragons

Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, thinks of Jarman as one of the good men lost by the Watch.[7]

House Buckwell at the end of the third century

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

Historical Members

References

  1. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses in the area of King's Landing
  2. The Citadel. House Mottoes
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fire & Blood, The Sons of the Dragon.
  4. Fire & Blood, Prince into King - The Ascension of Jaehaerys I.
  5. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 13, Jon II.
  6. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 48, Daenerys IV.
  7. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 21, Jon V.