House Sarsfield

From A Wiki of Ice and Fire
Jump to: navigation, search
House Sarsfield of Sarsfield
House Sarsfield.PNG
Coat of arms A green arrow on a white bend, on a green field
(Vert, on a bend argent an arrow of the field, point to dexter chief)
Words True to the Mark
Seat Sarsfield
Region the Westerlands
Overlord House Lannister

House Sarsfield of Sarsfield is a noble house from Sarsfield in the Westerlands. It blazons its shield with a green arrow on a white bend on green.[1][2] According to semi-canon sources, their motto is "True to the Mark".[3]


House Sarsfield was formed by the union of First Men and Andal nobles during the Andal invasion.[4]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

The Sarsfield colors are spotted by Arya Stark among Lord Tywin Lannister's army as it leaves Harrenhal.

A Storm of Swords

Arya kills Ser Gregor Clegane's squire, who is a member of House Sarsfield, at the inn at the crossroads.[5] However, his death is attributed to Sandor Clegane.

A Feast for Crows

Brienne of Tarth spies the Sarsfield arrow on one of the badges of the guards attending the gate at Maidenpool.

The Sarsfield banner is spotted by Ser Jaime Lannister among those that escort the corpse of Tywin Lannister back to Casterly Rock.

Sarsfield's mounted archers are among the force under Jaime's command which leaves King's Landing to take Riverrun.

House Sarsfield at the end of the third century

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

Behind the Scenes

The sigil of House Sarsfield is a reference by George R. R. Martin to the comic book character Green Arrow.[6]