House Ryger

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House Ryger of Willow Wood
House Ryger.svg
Coat of arms A weeping willow, green on white
(Argent, a willow-tree vert)
Seat Willow Wood
Head Unknown
Region Riverlands

House Ryger of Willow Wood is a noble house from Willow Wood in the riverlands. It is one of the main houses sworn to House Tully.[1] They blazon their arms with a weeping willow, green on white.[2][3]


During Robert's Rebellion the Rygers defied their liege lord, Hoster Tully, and stayed loyal to King Aerys II Targaryen.[4]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

Ser Robin Ryger is the captain of the guard at Riverrun.[5]

A Storm of Swords

Tristan Ryger is listed among the friends and companions of Lord Edmure Tully.[6]

A Feast for Crows

Even though they renewed their fealty to the Iron Throne, House Ryger's banners are noticeably absent from the rivermen force besieging Riverrun, according to Ser Jaime Lannister.[2] After the surrender of Riverrun, Robin joins Ser Desmond Grell in setting off to join the Night's Watch.[7]

House Ryger at the end of the third century

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

With unspecified familiar relationship to the main branch of the house there is also: