House Langward

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House Langward
House Langward.svg
Coat of arms Per fess undy: A crown of white stars on burgundy above black
(Per fess undy murrey and sable, in chief mullets arranged in a crown argent)
Region The crownlands
Overlord House Baratheon of King's Landing

House Langward is a noble house from the Crownlands. According to semi-canon sources they blazon their arms as per fess undy: A crown of white stars on burgundy above black.[1]

History

Ser Harrold Langward served in the Kingsguard during King Maegor the Cruel's reign. After Maegor's mysterious death upon the Iron Throne, the new young king Jaehaerys I Targaryen offered Maegor's surviving white cloaks a choice between execution or taking the black. Ser Harrold asked for trial by combat. Ser Harrold fought and was subsequently slain by Ser Gyles Morrigen in 48 AC.[2]

House Langward at the end of the third century

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

  • no member has appeared yet.

Historical Members

References

  1. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses in the area of King's Landing
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fire & Blood, Prince into King - The Ascension of Jaehaerys I.