|Coat of arms||Per chevron engrailed grey and bone, 3 deaths head moths countercharged|
House Horpe is a noble house from the Stormlands. According to semi-canon sources they blazon their arms with per chevron engrailed grey and bone, three deaths head moths countercharged. Their words are not known.
The Horpe House at the end of the third century
The known Horpes during the timespan of the events described on A Song of Ice and Fire are:
- Ser Richard Horpe
References in the books
A Song of Ice and Fire
- Presumably the House first supports Renly Baratheon before joining his brother Stannis. Although the course of their lord is unknown, Ser Richard remains in Stannis's service after the Battle of the Blackwater, and is among the knights known as the Queen's Men. Ser Richard and Ser Justin Massey had dragged Stannis away from the Battle of the Blackwater to safe his life.
- During the Battle of Castle Black, Ser Richard kills Dormund, one of Tormund Giantsbane's sons.
- Ser Richard becomes one of Stannis's principal sworn swords, acting as his second-in-command during his Northern campaign. He is still with Stannis during their march towards Winterfell.
References and Notes