House Hightower

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House Hightower of the Hightower
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Coat of arms A white tower with a beacon fire, on smoke-grey
Words "We Light the Way"
Seat Hightower
Lord Leyton Hightower
Region the Reach
Title Voice of Oldtown
Lord of the Port
Lord of the High Tower
Defender of the Citadel
Beacon of the South
Heir Ser Baelor Hightower
Overlord House Tyrell
Founded Age of Dawn

House Hightower of the Hightower is one of the most important and powerful vassals of House Tyrell (and before them of House Gardener).

The family is very old, existing since the Dawn of Days when they were petty-kings. During the coming of the Andals and the creation of the Kingdom of the Reach, the Hightowers allied with the newcomers. Thus they were able the keep their wealth and lands. The sigil of House Hightower is a stone white watchtower, with a fire on the top.[1] Their words are "We Light the Way".[2]

The Hightower House at the end of the third century

The known Hightowers during the timespan of the events described on A Song of Ice and Fire are:

With unspecified familiar relationship to the main branch there are also:


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown
Hightower
 
Unknown
wife
 
Gerold
 
Unknown
Hightower
 
Unknown
Archmaester
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 unknown
wives
 
Leyton
 
Rhea
Florent
 
 
 
 
 
Walys
Flowers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Malora
 
Garth
 
 
Leyla
 
Jon
Cupps
 
 
Alysanne
 
Arthur
Ambrose
 
 
Humfrey
 
Lynesse
 
Jorah
Mormont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baelor
 
Rhonda
Rowan
 
Alerie
 
Mace
Tyrell
 
Denyse
 
Desmond
Redwyne
 
 
Gunthor
 
Jeyne
Fossoway
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Willas
Tyrell
 
Garlan
Tyrell
 
Loras
Tyrell
 
Margaery
Tyrell
 
 
Denys
Redwyne
 
Alyn
Ambrose
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Historical members

References in the books

Dunk and Egg

A Song of Ice and Fire

Sworn Houses

References

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Minor_houses_in_A_Song_of_Ice_and_Fire#House Hightower.
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