House Meadows

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House Meadows of Grassy Vale
House Meadows.svg
Coat of arms A border of flowers of many colors and varieties on green
(Vert, an orle of flowers variegated)
Seat Grassfield Keep, in Grassy Vale
Lord Elwood Meadows[1]
Region The Reach[2]
Title Lord of Grassfield Keep[3]
Overlord House Tyrell (ACOK)
House Baratheon of Dragonstone[1] (ADWD)

House Meadows of Grassy Vale is a noble house from the Reach. Their castle is Grassfield Keep in or near the town of Grassy Vale. They are sworn to House Tyrell of Highgarden.[4]

According to semi-canon sources, House Meadows blazons their shield with a border of flowers of many colors and varieties on green.[2]

History

At the start of the Faith Militant uprising in 42 AC, King Maegor I Targaryen gave Lord Meadows command of six lordly hosts against nine thousand Poor Fellows at the town of Stonebridge. Led by Wat the Hewer, the Poor Fellows were caught between Lord Meadows' hosts as they attempted to cross the Mander. The poorly armed Poor Fellows were slaughtered by a charge of armored knights on heavy horses. Wat the Hewer was captured, but not before slaying half a dozen knights, including Lord Meadows.[5][6]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

The young Lord Elwood Meadows, a cousin of the Fossoways, is Ser Cortnay Penrose's second-in-command at Storm's End. After Storm's End is besieged, the Fossoways tell King Stannis Baratheon that Lord Elwood will surrender the castle without a fight.[7] After the death of Ser Cortnay, Elwood names himself the new castellan of Storm's End and surrenders the castle to Stannis.[8]

A Storm of Swords

Stannis tasks Ser Gilbert Farring as the castellan of Storm's End with Lord Meadows as his second-in-command.[1]

A Dance with Dragons

Lord Elwood remains loyal to Stannis as the seneschal of Storm's End.[3]

House Meadows at the end of the third century

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

With unspecified familiar relationship with the lord of the house there is also:

Historical Members

References