Gwayne Gaunt

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Gwayne Gaunt
Title Ser
Allegiance House Gaunt
Culture Crownlands
Died In 277 AC, at Duskendale
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)

Ser Gwayne Gaunt was a knight from House Gaunt and member of King Aerys II Targaryen's Kingsguard.


In 277 AC, when King Aerys II Targaryen accepted the invitation of Lord Denys Darklyn and traveled to Duskendale, Ser Gwayne accompanied him as part of the king's small escort. Upon arrival, however, the king was taken captive, and Ser Gwayne was slain by Ser Symon Hollard, the master-at-arms to Lord Denys, in an attempt to defend his king. His death was later avenged by his sworn brother, Ser Barristan Selmy.[1][2]


  1. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aerys II.
  2. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 67, Jaime VIII.