House Royce

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House Royce are bannermen to House Arryn. Their seat is located at Runestone. Their sigil is a shower of pebbles on an orange field. There are two branches of House Royce:

Royce of Runestone

Bronze Yohn

Renowned warrior and Lord of the House. He has a lined face, grey hair, and slate-grey eyes set beneath bushy eyebrows. Was a member of the Lords Declarant, a group of Lords that had misgivings about the legitimacy of Petyr Baelish as Lord Protector of the Vale following Lysa Tully's death.

Robar

A younger son of Yohn Royce. Knight and member of the Rainbow Guard under King Renly, known as "Robar the Red". Slain by Loras Tyrell in his grief and madness.

Waymar

A younger son of Yohn Royce. See Waymar Royce

Royce of the Gates of the Moon

The Gates of the Moon

The Gates of the Moon is a castle of moderate size that guards the path to the Eyrie. It has often served as a winter seat for House Arryn, and is always garrisoned to help prevent any attempt at besieging or capturing the Eyrie. The castle is currently held by Lord Nestor Royce. Originally, Royce was only a temporary caretaker, but Lord Protector Petyr Baelish granted him ownership of the Gates of the Moon after the War of the Five Kings.

Nestor

Younger brother to Yohn Royce. He was caretaker of the Gates of the Moon. In order to secure his loyalty, Lord Protector Petyr Baelish granted him ownership of the keep after the War of the Five Kings. After becoming owner of the keep, Nestor designed a new banner for his branch of the family, consisting of a gate on an orange background.

Myranda

The daughter of Lord Nestor, Myranda is a ribald young widow, and serves as his chatelaine and hostess at the Gates of the Moon, and is known to keep a lively court there