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Known as "The Sword of the Morning", a legendary member of the [[Kingsguard]] and wielder of the sword [[Dawn]]. He was killed fighting [[Eddard Stark]] and his companions at the Tower of Joy, but the exact circumstances are unclear. He was one of [[Rhaegar Targaryen|Prince Rhaegar]]'s closest friends. He led the campaign that destroyed the [[Kingswood Brotherhood]], and killed the Smiling Knight. [[Jaime Lannister]] squired for him, and was knighted by him.
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Revision as of 00:11, 19 June 2007

House Dayne
None (Dorne).svg
Coat of arms A sword and a falling star on lavender
Seat Starfall
Lord Edric Dayne
Region Dorne
Overlord House Martell
Cadet Branch House Dayne of High Hermitage
Ancestral Weapon Dawn

A sworn house to House Martell whose loyalty to House Targaryen during the War of the Usurper led to the death of many of its famed members. Their seat is the stronghold of Starfall. They are famed for possessing the greatsword Dawn, said to be wielded from the heart of falling star, its wielders collectively named the "Swords of Morning". Their sigil is a sword and a falling star on a lavender background. A branch of House Dayne are the Daynes of High Hermitage.

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
Unknown Dayne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arthur Dayne
 
Ashara Dayne
 
 
Unknown Dayne
 
Allyria Dayne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edric Dayne
 


Allyria Dayne

Once betrothed to Beric Dondarrion. Aunt to Edric Dayne.

Arthur Dayne

Ashara Dayne

Sister of Ser Arthur, possessing great beauty and purple eyes. Suggested to be the lover of Eddard Stark and mother of Jon Snow. She committed suicide at the conclusion of Robert's Rebellion by leaping from the Palestone Sword, a tower of Starfall.

Edric Dayne

Lord of Starfall and Head of House Dayne. Squire to Beric Dondarrion. He had dark blue, almost purple eyes and pale blond hair, indicating a heritage similar to that of the Targaryens (the only other family to have purple eyes and extremely pale hair).

Gerold Dayne

Called Darkstar, he is the Knight of High Hermitage and an infamous fighter. He had the purple eyes of the Dayne family. Gerold was a member of Arianne Martell's plot to place Myrcella Baratheon on the Iron Throne; when the plot was foiled by Prince Doran Martell, Gerold attempted to kill Myrcella before escaping.

References and Sources

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