House Byrch

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House Byrch
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Coat of arms Gryonny white and black quartered with a silver axe on a green field
(Quarterly, first and fourth gyronny argent and sable, second and third vert, an axe of the first)
Region Crownlands
Overlord House Baratheon of King's Landing

House Byrch is a noble house from the Crownlands. According to semi-canon sources they blazon their arms with quarterly, gyronny white and black, a silver axe on green.[1]

History

Lord Byrch came to King's Landing in 48 AC at the command of King Maegor I Targaryen.[2]

Ser Balon Byrch was a captain of the City Watch of King's Landing who became its commander after the death of Ser Luthor Largent.[3]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

Ser Balman Byrch is married to Falyse Stokeworth.[4] He attends the funeral of Lord Tywin Lannister with his wife.[4] Bronn kills Balman in a duel.[5]

House Byrch at the end of the third century

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

Historical members

References

  1. The Citadel. Heraldry: In the area of King's Landing
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fire & Blood, The Sons of the Dragon.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Princess and the Queen.
  4. 4.0 4.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 7, Cersei II.
  5. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 32, Cersei VII.