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==Historical Members==
 
==Historical Members==
* [[Lord Staunton]] was a [[the blacks|black]] in the [[Dance of the Dragons]]{{ref|tpatq}}
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* [[Lord Staunton]], the Lord of [[Rook's Rest]] and head of the house during the [[Dance of the Dragons]]. He sided with [[Rhaenyra Targaryen]] and sat on the [[black council]].{{ref|tpatq}}
* Ser [[Joffrey Staunton]], knight of [[Aegon III Targaryen]]'s [[Kingsguard]].{{ref|twoiaf| The Targaryen Kings: Aegon IV}}
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* Ser [[Joffrey Staunton]], a [[knight]] of [[Aegon III Targaryen]]'s [[Kingsguard]].{{ref|twoiaf| The Targaryen Kings: Aegon IV}}
* Ser [[Simon Staunton]], third husband of Lady [[Rohanne Webber]]{{ref|tss}}
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* Ser [[Simon Staunton]], the third husband of Lady [[Rohanne Webber]].{{ref|tss}}
* [[Sefton Staunton]], brother of Ser Simon Staunton, a [[Faith of the Seven#Septon|septon]] of the [[Faith of the Seven|Faith]]{{ref|tss}}
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* [[Sefton Staunton]], the brother of Simon Staunton, a [[septon]] of the [[Faith of the Seven|Faith]].{{ref|tss}}
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 06:36, 26 November 2015

House Staunton of Rook's Rest
House Staunton.PNG
Coat of arms two black wings upon a white fess on checkered black and grey
Seat Rook's Rest
Region the Crownlands
Overlord House Baratheon of Dragonstone

House Staunton of Rook's Rest is a noble house from Rook's Rest in the Crownlands. Neither their arms nor their motto have appeared in the books, but according to semi-canon sources they blazon their arms with two black wings upon a white fess on checkered black and grey.[1]

History

The Stauntons supported the blacks and Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen's claim to the Iron Throne during the Dance of the Dragons. Lord Staunton was killed by the greens during the Battle of Rook's Rest, and his head was taken to King's Landing.[2]

Ser Joffrey Staunton served in the Kingsguard during the reign of Aegon III Targaryen.[3]

Septon Sefton was the brother of Ser Simon Staunton, the third husband of Lady Rohanne Webber. Sefton served at the Great Sept of Baelor and at Coldmoat.[4]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

The maester of the Dun Fort tells Brienne of Tarth that smallfolk believe the Defiance of Duskendale could have been avoided if Lord Denys Darklyn had married a Staunton or a Stokeworth instead of Serala of Myr.[5]

House Staunton at the end of the third century

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

  • no member has appeared yet.

Historical Members

References and Notes

  1. The Citadel. Heraldry: the area of King's Landing
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Princess and the Queen.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aegon IV.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 The Sworn Sword.
  5. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 9, Brienne II.