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The '''burning of Sow’s Horn''' is an attempted burning of [[Sow's Horn]] that takes place in 299 AC during the [[War of the Five Kings]].
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The '''burning of Sow’s Horn''' is an attempted burning of [[Sow's Horn]] that takes place in {{Date|299}} during the [[War of the Five Kings]].
  
 
==Prelude==
 
==Prelude==
 
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Following [[House Lannister|Lannister]] defeats at the [[battle in the Whispering Wood|Whispering Wood]] and the [[Battle of the Camps|Camps]], Lord [[Tywin Lannister]] orders Ser [[Amory Lorch]] to burn territory in the [[riverlands]] from the [[Green Fork]] down to the [[God's Eye]].
Following Westermen defeats at the Whispering Woods and the Camps, Lord [[Tywin Lannister]] orders Ser [[Amory Lorch]] to burn territory in the [[Riverlands]] from the [[Green Fork]] down to the [[God's Eye]].
 
  
 
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[[westerlands|Westermen]] led by Amory attempt to burn [[Sow's Horn]] in the [[crownlands]], despite House Hogg being sworn to [[House Hayford]] and not the rebel [[House Tully]]. The burning fails as a result of Sow's Horn's thick stone walls, however, and Amory retreats northwards back into the riverlands after slaughtering half of Ser [[Roger Hogg]]'s sheep and several goats.{{ref|AFFC|27}}
Westermen led by Ser Amory Lorch attempt to burn Sow’s Horn despite the town being within the Crownlands, rather than the Riverlands, and House Hogg of Sow’s Horn being sworn directly to the Iron Throne. The burning fails as a result of Sow’s Horn thick stone walls, and Amory retreats Northwards back into the Riverlands, but not before slaughtering half of Ser Roger Hogg's sheep and several goats.{{ref|AFFC|27}}
 
  
 
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There is further [[fighting at Sow's Horn]] between Hoggs and [[House Karstark|Karstarks]]. Ser [[Jaime Lannister]] passes through Sow's Horn on his way to resolve the [[siege of Riverrun]]. Roger is angry that Amory attempted to burn Sow's Horn despite House Hogg and Lannister both being sworn to [[Joffrey Baratheon|Joffrey I Baratheon]].{{ref|AFFC|27}}
Ser Jaime Lannister passes through Sow's Horn on his way to Riverrun. Roger Hogg is angry that Amory Lorch attempted to burn Sow's Horn despite House Hogg and Lannister both being sworn to Joffrey I Baratheon.{{ref|AFFC|27}}
 
  
 
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Revision as of 14:38, 19 June 2017

Burning of Sow's Horn
Conflict War of the Five Kings
Date 299 AC
Place Sow's Horn, Crownlands
Result Hogg victory
Combatants
Iron Throne/House Baratheon of King's Landing:
Westerlands, led by House Lannister
Iron Throne/House Baratheon of King's Landing:
Crownlands
Commanders
Ser Amory Lorch Ser Roger Hogg
Strength
Unknown ~30 men:
  • 6 knights
  • 4 crossbowman
  • ~20 smallfolk
Casualties
None None

The burning of Sow’s Horn is an attempted burning of Sow's Horn that takes place in 299 AC during the War of the Five Kings.

Prelude

Following Lannister defeats at the Whispering Wood and the Camps, Lord Tywin Lannister orders Ser Amory Lorch to burn territory in the riverlands from the Green Fork down to the God's Eye.

Battle

Westermen led by Amory attempt to burn Sow's Horn in the crownlands, despite House Hogg being sworn to House Hayford and not the rebel House Tully. The burning fails as a result of Sow's Horn's thick stone walls, however, and Amory retreats northwards back into the riverlands after slaughtering half of Ser Roger Hogg's sheep and several goats.[1]

Aftermath

There is further fighting at Sow's Horn between Hoggs and Karstarks. Ser Jaime Lannister passes through Sow's Horn on his way to resolve the siege of Riverrun. Roger is angry that Amory attempted to burn Sow's Horn despite House Hogg and Lannister both being sworn to Joffrey I Baratheon.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 27, Jaime III.