House Waxley

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House Waxley of Wickenden
House Waxley.svg
Light in Darkness
Coat of arms Six candles, white with red flames, within silver candle holders, on a grey field within a black border
(Cendrée, six candles white in holders argent inflamed gules, within a bordure sable)
Seat Wickenden
Head Ser Edmund Waxley[1]
Region Vale of Arryn
Title Knight of Wickenden[1]
Overlord House Arryn

House Waxley of Wickenden is a noble house from Wickenden in the south of the Vale. They are sworn to House Arryn of the Eyrie.

A Feast for Crows mentions the House's arms as six white candles.[2] A semi-canon source alternatively blazons their arms with three candles, white with red flames, within silver candle holders on a grey field bordered in black.[2][3] According to semi-canon sources their words are "Light in Darkness."[4]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

Lord Waxley gave Lady Lysa Arryn scented beeswax candles as a present in hopes of marrying the widow.[5]

A knight whose doublet is decorated with the six candles of House Waxley accompanies Lord Nestor Royce to interrogate Alayne Stone after Lysa's death.[2]

Lord Waxley attends Lord Lyonel Corbray's wedding in Gulltown, which the Lords Declarant shun.[6] It is unknown if this is Ser Edmund Waxley, the Knight of Wickenden.[1]

The Winds of Winter

This information has thus far been released in a sample chapter for The Winds of Winter, and might therefore not be in finalized form. Keep in mind that the content as described below is still subject to change.

Lady Waxley arrives at the Gates of the Moon before the tourney for the Brotherhood of Winged Knights. Lord Nestor Royce shows her hunting tapestries which once belonged to King Robert I Baratheon.[7]

House Waxley at the end of the third century

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

  • Ser Edmund Waxley, the Knight of Wickenden.[1]
  • Lord Waxley[5] (possibly Edmund)
  • Lady Waxley[7] (possibly Edmund's wife)