House Kenning of Harlaw
|House Kenning of Harlaw|
|Coat of arms||The Storm God's cloudly hand, pale grey, yellow lightning flashing from the fingertips, on black|
|Cadet Branch||House Kenning of Kayce|
House Kenning of Harlaw is a noble house from Harlaw, one of the Iron Islands. The Kennings were once bitter foes of House Harlaw, but were defeated and are now their vassals. According to semi-canon sources the house blazons its arms with the Storm God's cloudly hand, pale grey, yellow lightning flashing from the fingertips, on black.
A Feast for Crows
Ralf Kenning is an ironborn captain under the command of Lord Captain Victarion Greyjoy at Moat Cailin. He urges Victarion to stake a claim on the Seastone Chair. He is one of Victarion's supporters at the kingsmoot.
A Dance with Dragons
Reek meets Ralf Kenning at Moat Cailin. Despite being nominally in command of a number of men from House Codd as the castellan of the ruined castle, Ralf has been poisoned by a crannogman's arrow and is badly incapacitated. Reek mercy kills him.
House Kenning of Harlaw at the end of the third century
The known Kennings of Harlaw during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:
- Ralf Kenning, an ironborn captain.
- Herrock Kenning, the founder of House Kenning of Kayce.
- Qarl Kenning, known as Queer Qarl Kenning.
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