House Sunglass

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House Sunglass of Sweetport Sound
House Sunglass.svg
Coat of arms Seven golden seven-pointed stars in a ring on white
(Argent, seven mullets of seven points or)
Seat Sweetport Sound
Head Lord Sunglass (in Volantis)
Region Blackwater Bay, the Crownlands
Title Lord of Sweetport Sound[1]
Overlord House Baratheon of Dragonstone

House Sunglass of Sweetport Sound is a noble house sworn to Dragonstone. The location of Sweetport Sound in the crownlands has not been stated.

Their blazon is composed by seven golden seven-pointed stars in a ring on white.[2][3] Their motto does not appear in the books.

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

A House Targaryen loyalist displaying the arms of House Sunglass, by Kip Ayers © Fantasy Flight Games

Lord Guncer Sunglass answers the summons of Stannis Baratheon when he calls his banners against King Joffrey I Baratheon. Guncer is seen wearing moonstones at throat and wrist and finger by Maester Cressen at Dragonstone.[4]

After Melisandre's profaning of the sept of Dragonstone and the deaths and imprisonment of its defenders from house Rambton, pious Lord Sunglass declares to Stannis that he no longer supports his claim, which leads to his imprisonment.[5]

Three galleys belonging to House Sunglass—Piety, Prayer, and Devotion—are seized by Stannis for his royal fleet. They take part in the Battle of the Blackwater.[6]

A Storm of Swords

During the Battle of the Blackwater, Melisandre and Queen Selyse Florent burn the prisoners in Dragonstone's dungeons, including Lord Guncer, as a sacrifice to R'hllor.[7] After Guncer is burned, his brother, the new Lord of Sweetport Sound, flees to Volantis.[8]

The gaoler of Dragonstone, Lamprey, wears a soiled white doublet with the seven golden stars of House Sunglass embroidered on it.[2] It is unknown whether he took it from Lord Guncer or was a former servant of the house. One of the conspirators who helps Lord Davos Seaworth smuggle away Edric Storm is Ser Triston of Tally Hill, who had been in service to Lord Guncer.[9]

House Sunglass at the end of the third century

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

  • Lord {Guncer Sunglass}, Lord of Sweetport Sound, a pious follower of the Faith. Burned alive under orders of Queen Selyse Florent.
    • Lord Sunglass, his unnamed brother and heir, the new Lord of Sweetport Sound, currently in Volantis.