House Forrester

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House Forrester
Words Iron from Ice
Seat Ironrath
Region The North
Overlord House Glover

House Forrester is a noble house from the wolfswood in the North. It is sworn to House Glover of Deepwood Motte. Asha Greyjoy thinks of them as a clan.[1]

The Forresters are featured in Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series. Their seat in the game is Ironrath, their words are "Iron from Ice", and they control the majority of the ironwood forests in the Wolfswood, much to the chagrin of their bitter rivals, House Whitehill.[2]

Recent Events

A Dance with Dragons

Lady Sybelle Glover provides scouts from House Forrester to Stannis Baratheon for his march through the wolfswood from Deepwood Motte to Winterfell.[1]

House Forrester at the end of the third century

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

  • no member has appeared yet.

The known Forresters appearing in Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series are:

  • Gregor Forrester, Lord of Ironrath and loyal to House Stark.
    • Elissa Forrester, Gregor's wife of House Branfield.
      • Rodrik Forrester, the first-born son and heir of the House, with a prominent military background.
      • Asher Forrester, the exiled son of the House, who resides in Essos, after he nearly took his House to war.
      • Mira Forrester, the eldest daughter of the House and a handmaiden to Margaery Tyrell.
      • Talia Forrester, the second-eldest daughter of the House.
      • Ethan Forrester, the third-born son of the House and Talia's twin.
      • Ryon Forrester, the youngest son of the House.


  • Maester Ortengryn, a trusted advisor to Lord Forrester, who originates from a minor house in the Vale.
  • Ser Royland Degore, the master-at-arms for the House, who was knighted by King Robert after he played a crucial role in the siege of Pyke that ended Balon Greyjoy’s rebellion. His family was wiped out by Ironborn.
  • Duncan Tuttle, the Castellan of the House and a good friend of Lord Forrester.
  • Gared Tuttle, squire to Lord Forrester and nephew to Duncan.
  • Malcolm Branfeld, brother of Elissa and, with her, the only surviving members of House Branfield.

Historical Forresters

The following characters are only mentioned or appear in Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series:

  • Cedric Forrester, who, with his sons, built Ironrath, the seat of their House.
    • His triplet sons.


The army covered twenty-two miles the first day, by the reckoning of the guides Lady Sybelle had given them, trackers and hunters sworn to Deepwood with clan names like Forrester and Woods, Branch and Bole.[1]

- Asha Greyjoy on the Northern scouts in Stannis's army.

Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series

In the video game Game of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series, players assume the role of five different members of House Forrester, including both family members and people in service to the house, as the members of House Forrester try to prevent the house from meeting its doom.[3][2]

References and Notes