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'''House Wensington''' is a noble house from the [[Stormlands]]. According to semi-canon sources, their arms are two golden trumpets crossed on blue, a gold chief with three black stags.<ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/8/ Houses from the Stormlands]</ref> Their motto is "Sound The Charge".  
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'''House Wensington''' is a noble house from the [[Stormlands]]. According to semi-canon sources, their arms are two golden trumpets crossed on blue, a gold chief with three black stags.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 75|Chapter 75]], Samwell</ref><ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/8/ Houses from the Stormlands]</ref> Their motto is "Sound The Charge".<ref>The Citadel. [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Mottoes/ House Mottoes]</ref>
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
As (legalized) bastards often invert the arms of their fathers. As the upper part of the Wenstington coat of arms is similar to the inverted coat of arms of [[House Baratheon]], the house may have been founded by a Baratheon bastard.   
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As (legalized) bastards often invert the arms of their fathers. As the upper part of the Wensington coat of arms is similar to the inverted coat of arms of [[House Baratheon]], the house may have been founded by a Baratheon bastard.   
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==The Wensington House at the end of the third century==
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The known Wensingtons during the timespan of the events described on [[A Song of Ice and Fire]] are:
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* no member has appeared yet.
  
 
==References in the books==
 
==References in the books==
 
===A Song of Ice and Fire===
 
===A Song of Ice and Fire===
Now members of the house are named but their banners have been seen at [[the Wall]] during [[Stannis Baratheon]] expedition to help the [[Night's Watch]].<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 75|Chapter 75]], Samwell</ref> This means that the house stayed faithful to Stannis after his defeat at the Blackwater Bay.
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* Their banners were been seen at [[the Wall]] during [[Stannis Baratheon]] expedition to help the [[Night's Watch]].<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 75|Chapter 75]], Samwell</ref>
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 18:22, 11 September 2010

House Wensington
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Coat of arms Two golden trumpets crossed on blue, a gold chief with three black stags
Words "Sound The Charge"
Region the Stormlands
Overlord House Baratheon

House Wensington is a noble house from the Stormlands. According to semi-canon sources, their arms are two golden trumpets crossed on blue, a gold chief with three black stags.[1][2] Their motto is "Sound The Charge".[3]

History

As (legalized) bastards often invert the arms of their fathers. As the upper part of the Wensington coat of arms is similar to the inverted coat of arms of House Baratheon, the house may have been founded by a Baratheon bastard.

The Wensington House at the end of the third century

The known Wensingtons during the timespan of the events described on A Song of Ice and Fire are:

  • no member has appeared yet.

References in the books

A Song of Ice and Fire

References and Notes