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| House_name = House Tarly of Horn Hill           
 
| House_name = House Tarly of Horn Hill           
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| Coat_of_arms = Vert, a striding huntsman proper garbed gules
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| Coat_of_arms = Vert, a huntsman striding to dexter proper garbed gules
 
| Words = ''First in Battle''
 
| Words = ''First in Battle''
 
| Seat = [[Horn Hill]]
 
| Seat = [[Horn Hill]]
 
| Current_Lord = [[Randyll Tarly]]
 
| Current_Lord = [[Randyll Tarly]]
| Region = [[the Reach]]
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| Region = [[Reach]]
| Title = Lord of Horn Hill
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| Title = [[Lord of Horn Hill]]
 
| Heir = [[Dickon Tarly]]
 
| Heir = [[Dickon Tarly]]
 
| Overlord = [[House Tyrell]]
 
| Overlord = [[House Tyrell]]
 
| Ancestral_weapon = [[Heartsbane]]
 
| Ancestral_weapon = [[Heartsbane]]
 
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| Founded_in = [[Age of Heroes]]
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| Founder = [[Herndon of the Horn]] and [[Harlon the Hunter]]
 
| Died_out =
 
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'''House Tarly of Horn Hill''' is a noble house of [[the Reach]] sworn to [[House Tyrell]]. Their lands are located in the foothills of the [[Red Mountains]] of [[Dorne]]. Their sigil is the striding huntsman on green.<ref>[[A Feast for Crows]], [[A Feast for Crows-Chapter 9|Chapter 9]], Brienne</ref><ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/7/ Houses in the Reach]</ref> Their motto is not revealed in the books, but according to semi-canon sources it is "First in Battle".<ref>The Citadel. [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Mottoes/House Mottoes]</ref> They are a family old in honor with rich lands and a strong keep. They are also the keepers of a [[Valyrian steel|Valyrian]] greatsword called [[Heartsbane]].<ref>[[A Game of Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 26|Chapter 26]], Jon</ref>
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'''House Tarly of Horn Hill''' is a noble house of the [[Reach]], one of the strongest sworn to [[House Tyrell]].{{ref|agot|Appendix}} [[Horn Hill]] is located in the foothills of the [[Red Mountains]]. Their sigil is the striding huntsman on green.{{Ref|AFFC|9}}<ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/7/ Houses in the Reach]</ref> Their motto is not revealed in the books, but according to semi-canon sources it is "First in Battle".<ref>The Citadel. [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Mottoes/House Mottoes]</ref>
  
==The Tarly House at the end of the third century==
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[[Marcher lords]] of the [[Dornish Marches]],{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryens Kings: Aenys I}} the Tarlys are a family old in honor with rich lands and a strong keep. They are also the keepers of a [[Valyrian steel|Valyrian]] greatsword called [[Heartsbane]].{{Ref|AGOT|26}}
The known Tarlys during the timespan of the events described on [[A Song of Ice and Fire]] are:
 
  
* Lord [[Randyll Tarly]], Lord of Horn Hill. Now Master of Laws and Justiciar in [[Tommen Baratheon|Tommen I]]'s small council.
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==History==
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During the reign of [[Aenys I Targaryen]], [[Samwell Tarly (lord)|Savage Sam Tarly]] was among the [[marcher lords]] who participated in the [[Vulture Hunt]].{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryens Kings: Aenys I}}
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The son of Lord Tarly unsuccessfully courted [[Rhaenyra Targaryen]] before she wed [[Laenor Velaryon]].{{Ref|TRP}} Lord [[Alan Tarly]] declared for Rhaenyra and the [[blacks]] during the [[Dance of the Dragons]].{{Ref|TPATQ}}
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The Tarly huntsman was spotted by Ser [[Duncan the Tall]] among the heraldry on display at the [[tourney at Ashford Meadow]]. Ser [[Samwyle Tarly]] is listed as having competed at the tourney.{{Ref|THK}}
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[[Randyll Tarly]]'s father was unhorsed by Ser [[Denys Mallister]] in a tourney.{{Ref|ASOS|78}}
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During [[Robert's Rebellion]], Lord Randyll commanded the vanguard of the [[Reach]] at the [[Battle of Ashford]], where he killed [[Lord Cafferen]] and forced [[Robert I Baratheon|Robert Baratheon]] to retreat. Randyll's liege, Lord [[Mace Tyrell]], took credit for the victory, however.{{Ref|ASOS|78}}
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==Recent Events==
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===''A Game of Thrones''===
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[[Samwell Tarly]] joins the [[Night's Watch]] as a steward and befriends [[Jon Snow]]. Sam has been removed from the Tarly line of succession by Lord [[Randyll Tarly]] in favor of [[Dickon Tarly]].{{Ref|AGOT|26}}
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===''A Clash of Kings''===
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Lord Randyll is among the lords that join their forces to [[Renly Baratheon]]'s beneath [[Bitterbridge]]. Renly was at [[Horn Hill]] with Lord Tarly when he received [[Stannis Baratheon]]'s letter concerning the illegitimacy of Queen [[Cersei Lannister]]'s children.{{Ref|ACOK|22}}
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Randyll is among the lords who do not go over to Stannis after Renly's [[siege of Storm's End (299)|death at Storm's End]]. He captures Renly's stores at Bitterbridge and puts many men to death, mainly [[House Florent|Florent]] men-at-arms, lest they go over to Stannis along with their lords.{{Ref|ACOK|44}}
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Randyll is presented to the [[Iron Throne]] after the [[Battle of the Blackwater]], where he had commanded the center of the [[House Tyrell|Tyrell]] and [[House Lannister|Lannister]] host.{{Ref|ACOK|65}}
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
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Samwell is part of the [[great ranging]] in search of [[Mance Rayder]] and [[Benjen Stark]] [[beyond the Wall]]. After the [[fight at the Fist]], Sam slays an [[Others|Other]].{{ref|ASOS|18}} He escapes the [[mutiny at Craster's Keep]] with [[Gilly]],{{Ref|ASOS|33}} and they are among the few survivors to reach the [[Wall]].{{Ref|ASOS|48}} After the [[battle beneath the Wall]], Sam arranges for the election of [[Jon Snow]] as [[Lord Commander of the Night's Watch]].
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Lord Randyll defeats a [[north]]ern army in a [[battle at Duskendale]].{{Ref|ASOS|19}} He then captures [[Maidenpool]].{{Ref|ASOS|60}}
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===''A Feast for Crows''===
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Jon orders Samwell to attend the [[Citadel]] in [[Oldtown]] to gather lore about the Others. Sam intends to send Gilly and the [[wildling prince]] to live with his mother [[Melessa Florent|Melessa]] at Horn Hill.{{Ref|AFFC|45}}
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Ser [[Kevan Lannister]] names Lord Randyll as a good candidate to fill the vacant position as [[Hand of the King]] during his meeting with Queen [[Cersei Lannister]].{{Ref|AFFC|7}}
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[[Brienne of Tarth]] spots the badge of House Tarly among those that had been collected from the dead around [[Duskendale]].{{Ref|AFFC|9}} As he is meting out justice in [[Maidenpool]], Randyll meets Brienne. He dismisses her mission and tells her never to set foot within his sight again.{{Ref|AFFC|14}}{{Ref|AFFC|25}} [[Dickon Tarly]] is betrothed to [[Eleanor Mooton]], the daughter of Lord [[William Mooton]] of Maidenpool.{{Ref|AFFC|14}}
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===''A Dance with Dragons''===
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Dickon has married Eleanor Mooton.{{Ref|ADWD|Appendix}}
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Randyll returns to [[King's Landing]] upon receiving news of the arrest of [[Margaery Tyrell]]. He receives custody of her and her cousins after swearing a holy oath to return them for trial. As part of Lord Regent [[Kevan Lannister]]'s efforts to assuage the men of the [[Reach]], Lord Tarly is named [[justiciar]] on the [[small council]] of King [[Tommen Baratheon|Tommen I Baratheon]].{{Ref|ADWD|54}}
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==House Tarly at the end of the third century==
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The known Tarlys during the timespan of the events described in ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' are:
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* Lord [[Randyll Tarly]], Lord of Horn Hill. Now [[master of laws]] and [[justiciar]] in [[Tommen Baratheon|Tommen I Baratheon]]'s small council.
 
** Lady [[Melessa Florent]], his wife.
 
** Lady [[Melessa Florent]], his wife.
 
*** [[Samwell Tarly]], his eldest son. Steward of the [[Night's Watch]].
 
*** [[Samwell Tarly]], his eldest son. Steward of the [[Night's Watch]].
 
*** [[Talla Tarly]] and two other daughters.
 
*** [[Talla Tarly]] and two other daughters.
 
*** [[Dickon Tarly]], his younger son and heir. Heir to Horn Hill.
 
*** [[Dickon Tarly]], his younger son and heir. Heir to Horn Hill.
 
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**** [[Eleanor Mooton]], Dickon's wife, heir to [[Maidenpool]].
  
 
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===Household===
 
===Household===
* Ser {[[Hyle Hunt]]}, a household knight. Hanged by the [[Brotherhood Without Banners]] under [[Catelyn Stark|Lady Stoneheart]]'s order.
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* Ser [[Hyle Hunt]], a household knight. Hanged by the [[brotherhood without banners]] under [[Catelyn Stark|Lady Stoneheart]]'s order.
  
==References in the books==
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==Historical Members==
===Dunk & Egg===
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* [[Herndon of the Horn]] and [[Harlon the Hunter]], legendary twins sons of [[Garth Greenhand]] and founders of [[House Tarly]].{{Ref|TWOIAF|The Reach}}
* The Tarly huntsmen was spotted by [[Dunk]] among the heraldry on display at the [[Ashford Tourney]].
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* Lord [[Samwell Tarly (lord)|Samwell Tarly]], Lord of Horn Hill in the reign of King [[Aenys I Targaryen]]. Known as "Savage Sam" for his prowess in battle during the [[Vulture Hunt]].
* Ser [[Samwyle Tarly]] is listed as having competed at the [[Ashford Tourney]].
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* Unnamed Lord Tarly, present at the [[Golden Wedding]].{{Ref|FAB|The Year of the Three Brides - 49 AC}}
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* When Princess [[Rhaenyra Targaryen]] toured the south in {{Date|112}}, the son of Lord Tarly courted her.{{Ref|TRP}}
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* Lord [[Donald Tarly]], Lord of Horn Hill, husband of Lady [[Jeyne Rowan]].
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**[[Samantha Tarly]], his daughter, who married Lord [[Ormund Hightower]] and Lord [[Lyonel Hightower]].
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**[[Sansara Tarly]], his daughter.
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* Lord [[Alan Tarly]], Lord of Horn Hill during the [[Dance of the Dragons]]. Supported Rhaenyra and the [[blacks]]. Possibly the same Tarly who courted Rhaenyra in 112.{{Ref|TPATQ}}
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* Unnamed Tarly, one of the 33 maiden proposed by [[Samantha Tarly]] as a suitable wife for King [[Aegon III Targaryen]], alongside [[Sansara Tarly]].{{Ref|FAB|Under the Regents - War and Peace and Cattle Shows}}
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* Ser [[Samwyle Tarly]], heir to Horn Hill at the time of the [[tourney at Ashford Meadow]] of {{Date|209}}.{{Ref|THK}}
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* Unnamed Tarly, father of Lord Randyll Tarly. He was unhorsed by Ser [[Denys Mallister]] in a tourney.{{Ref|ASOS|78}}
  
===A Song of Ice and Fire===
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==Sworn Houses==
* Randyll Tarly commanded the vanguard of the Reach at the [[Battle of Ashford]], where he killed Lord [[House Cafferen|Cafferen]] and forced [[Robert Baratheon]] to retreat. Mace Tyrell, however, takes credit for the victory.
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*[[House Hunt]]
* Lord Randyll is among the lords that join their forces to [[Renly Baratheon|King Renly's]] beneath [[Bitterbridge]].
 
* Renly was at Horn Hill with Lord Tarly when he received [[Stannis Baratheon]]'s letter concerning the illegitimacy of Cersei's children.
 
* Randyll Tarly was among the lords who did not go over to Stannis Baratheon after Renly's death. He captures Renly's stores at [[Bitterbridge]] and puts many men to death, mainly Florent men-at-arms, lest they go over to Stannis along with their lords.
 
* Samwell was part of the Night's Watch expedition north of the [[Wall]], that went in search of [[Mance Rayder]] and [[Benjen Stark]].
 
* After the [[Battle of the Fist of the First Men]], Samwell slew an [[Others|Other]].
 
* Lord Randyll was presented to the Iron Throne after the [[Battle of the Blackwater]], where he had commanded the center of the Tyrell-Lannister host.
 
* Samwell survived the [[Battle of the Fist of the First Men]] and the mutiny at [[Craster's Keep]] and was one of the few survivors to make it back to the Wall.
 
* Lord Randyll defeated a Northern army at the [[Battle of Duskendale]]. He then marched on and captured [[Maidenpool]].
 
* Samwell arranges for the election of [[Jon Snow]] as [[Lord Commander of the Night's Watch]]. Afterwards Jon orders him to attend the [[Citadel]] to gather lore about the [[Others]].
 
* Ser [[Kevan Lannister]] names Lord Randyll as a good candidate to fill the vacant position as [[Hand of the King]] during his meeting with Queen [[Cersei Lannister|Cersei]].   
 
* [[Brienne of Tarth]] spots the badge of House Tarly among those that had been collected from the dead around [[Duskendale]].{{Ref|aFfC|9}}
 
* As he is meting out justice in [[Maidenpool]], Randyll Tarly meets Brienne, where he dismisses her mission and tells her never to set foot within his sight again.
 
* Dickon Tarly is betrothed to the daughter of Lord [[William Mooton]].
 
* Randyll returns to King's Landing upon receiving news of the arrest of [[Margaery Tyrell]]. He receives custody of her and her cousins after swearing a holy oath to return them for trial.
 
* As part of Lord Regent [[Kevan Lannister]]'s efforts to assuage the Reachmen, Lord Tarly is named [[Master of Laws]].
 
  
==References and Notes==
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Latest revision as of 19:41, 22 June 2019

House Tarly of Horn Hill
House Tarly.svg
Coat of arms Vert, a huntsman striding to dexter proper garbed gules
Words First in Battle
Seat Horn Hill
Lord Randyll Tarly
Region Reach
Title Lord of Horn Hill
Heir Dickon Tarly
Overlord House Tyrell
Ancestral Weapon Heartsbane
Founder Herndon of the Horn and Harlon the Hunter
Founded Age of Heroes

House Tarly of Horn Hill is a noble house of the Reach, one of the strongest sworn to House Tyrell.[1] Horn Hill is located in the foothills of the Red Mountains. Their sigil is the striding huntsman on green.[2][3] Their motto is not revealed in the books, but according to semi-canon sources it is "First in Battle".[4]

Marcher lords of the Dornish Marches,[5] the Tarlys are a family old in honor with rich lands and a strong keep. They are also the keepers of a Valyrian greatsword called Heartsbane.[6]

History

During the reign of Aenys I Targaryen, Savage Sam Tarly was among the marcher lords who participated in the Vulture Hunt.[5]

The son of Lord Tarly unsuccessfully courted Rhaenyra Targaryen before she wed Laenor Velaryon.[7] Lord Alan Tarly declared for Rhaenyra and the blacks during the Dance of the Dragons.[8]

The Tarly huntsman was spotted by Ser Duncan the Tall among the heraldry on display at the tourney at Ashford Meadow. Ser Samwyle Tarly is listed as having competed at the tourney.[9]

Randyll Tarly's father was unhorsed by Ser Denys Mallister in a tourney.[10]

During Robert's Rebellion, Lord Randyll commanded the vanguard of the Reach at the Battle of Ashford, where he killed Lord Cafferen and forced Robert Baratheon to retreat. Randyll's liege, Lord Mace Tyrell, took credit for the victory, however.[10]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Samwell Tarly joins the Night's Watch as a steward and befriends Jon Snow. Sam has been removed from the Tarly line of succession by Lord Randyll Tarly in favor of Dickon Tarly.[6]

A Clash of Kings

Lord Randyll is among the lords that join their forces to Renly Baratheon's beneath Bitterbridge. Renly was at Horn Hill with Lord Tarly when he received Stannis Baratheon's letter concerning the illegitimacy of Queen Cersei Lannister's children.[11]

Randyll is among the lords who do not go over to Stannis after Renly's death at Storm's End. He captures Renly's stores at Bitterbridge and puts many men to death, mainly Florent men-at-arms, lest they go over to Stannis along with their lords.[12]

Randyll is presented to the Iron Throne after the Battle of the Blackwater, where he had commanded the center of the Tyrell and Lannister host.[13]

A Storm of Swords

Samwell is part of the great ranging in search of Mance Rayder and Benjen Stark beyond the Wall. After the fight at the Fist, Sam slays an Other.[14] He escapes the mutiny at Craster's Keep with Gilly,[15] and they are among the few survivors to reach the Wall.[16] After the battle beneath the Wall, Sam arranges for the election of Jon Snow as Lord Commander of the Night's Watch.

Lord Randyll defeats a northern army in a battle at Duskendale.[17] He then captures Maidenpool.[18]

A Feast for Crows

Jon orders Samwell to attend the Citadel in Oldtown to gather lore about the Others. Sam intends to send Gilly and the wildling prince to live with his mother Melessa at Horn Hill.[19]

Ser Kevan Lannister names Lord Randyll as a good candidate to fill the vacant position as Hand of the King during his meeting with Queen Cersei Lannister.[20]

Brienne of Tarth spots the badge of House Tarly among those that had been collected from the dead around Duskendale.[2] As he is meting out justice in Maidenpool, Randyll meets Brienne. He dismisses her mission and tells her never to set foot within his sight again.[21][22] Dickon Tarly is betrothed to Eleanor Mooton, the daughter of Lord William Mooton of Maidenpool.[21]

A Dance with Dragons

Dickon has married Eleanor Mooton.[23]

Randyll returns to King's Landing upon receiving news of the arrest of Margaery Tyrell. He receives custody of her and her cousins after swearing a holy oath to return them for trial. As part of Lord Regent Kevan Lannister's efforts to assuage the men of the Reach, Lord Tarly is named justiciar on the small council of King Tommen I Baratheon.[24]

House Tarly at the end of the third century

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

 
 
 
 
Randyll
 
Melessa
Florent
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samwell
 
Talla
 
2 daughters
 
Dickon
 
Eleanor
Mooton
 
 


Household

Historical Members

Sworn Houses

References

  1. A Game of Thrones, Appendix.
  2. 2.0 2.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 9, Brienne II.
  3. The Citadel. Heraldry: Houses in the Reach
  4. The Citadel. Mottoes
  5. 5.0 5.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryens Kings: Aenys I.
  6. 6.0 6.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 26, Jon IV.
  7. 7.0 7.1 The Rogue Prince.
  8. 8.0 8.1 The Princess and the Queen.
  9. 9.0 9.1 The Hedge Knight.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 A Storm of Swords, Chapter 78, Samwell V.
  11. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 22, Catelyn II.
  12. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 44, Tyrion X.
  13. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 65, Sansa VIII.
  14. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 18, Samwell I.
  15. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 33, Samwell II.
  16. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 48, Jon VI.
  17. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 19, Tyrion III.
  18. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 60, Tyrion VIII.
  19. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 45, Samwell V.
  20. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 7, Cersei II.
  21. 21.0 21.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 14, Brienne III.
  22. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 25, Brienne V.
  23. A Dance with Dragons, Appendix.
  24. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 54, Cersei I.
  25. The World of Ice & Fire, The Reach.
  26. Fire & Blood, The Year of the Three Brides - 49 AC.
  27. Fire & Blood, Under the Regents - War and Peace and Cattle Shows.