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Lady '''Maege Mormont''' is the head of [[House Mormont]] and ruler of [[Bear Island]]. She inherited her title from her nephew, Ser [[Jorah Mormont]], after he fled into exile. She is the sister of the Night's Watch Lord Commander [[Jeor Mormont]].
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'''Maege Mormont''' is the head of [[House Mormont]] and the Lady of [[Bear Island]]. She inherited her title from her nephew, Ser [[Jorah Mormont]], after he fled into exile. She is the sister of the [[Lord Commander of the Night's Watch]], [[Jeor Mormont]].
  
 
==Character and Appearance==
 
==Character and Appearance==
Maege is a stout, grey-haired woman and a fierce warrior. She dresses in mail{{Ref|aGoT|53}} and her favoured weapon is a spiked mace. She is dedicated to the [[old gods]], and loyal to [[House Stark]] and according to her brother, she is stubborn, short-tempered and willful.{{Ref|aGoT|70}}
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Maege is a stout, grey-haired woman and a fierce warrior. She dresses in patched ringmail{{Ref|aGoT|53}}{{ref|ASOS|14}} and her favoured weapon is a spiked mace. She is dedicated to the [[old gods]] and loyal to [[House Stark]]. According to her brother, Jeor, she is stubborn, short-tempered and willful.{{Ref|aGoT|70}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Maege inherited the title of head of House Mormont and ruler of Bear Island after her brother's only heir, Jorah Mormont, fled to the Free Cities to escape justice for selling criminals into slavery to pay for his debts. She worked hard to regain the family's noble name and to help the estate recover from the state of near-poverty Jorah left behind.<ref name=RpgBook/>
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Maege inherited the title of head of House Mormont and ruler of Bear Island after her brother's only heir, Jorah Mormont, fled to the [[Free Cities]] to escape justice for selling criminals into slavery to pay for his debts. She worked hard to regain the family's noble name and to help the estate recover from the state of near-poverty Jorah left behind.<ref name=RpgBook/>
  
Maege had five daughters: her eldest and heir, [[Dacey Mormont|Dacey]], [[Alysane Mormont|Alysane]], [[Lyra Mormont|Lyra]], [[Jorelle Mormont|Jorelle]], [[Lyanna Mormont|Lyanna]]. She had no sons.
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Maege has five daughters: her eldest and heir, [[Dacey Mormont|Dacey]], [[Alysane Mormont|Alysane]], [[Lyra Mormont|Lyra]], [[Jorelle Mormont|Jorelle]], [[Lyanna Mormont|Lyanna]]. She has no sons.
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
Lady Maege and her heir Dacey lead their forces to [[Winterfell]] when [[Robb Stark]] calls his banners to ride south against the Lannisters.{{Ref|aGoT|53}} When the northern host splits at [[the Twins]], Lady Maege continues south in Robb Stark's host. Her forces signal the springing of the trap at the [[Battle of the Whispering Wood]].{{Ref|aGoT|63}}
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Lady Maege and her heir, [[Dacey Mormont|Dacey]], lead their forces to [[Winterfell]] when [[Robb Stark]] calls his banners to ride south against the [[House Lannister|Lannisters]].{{Ref|aGoT|53}} When the northern host splits at [[the Twins]], Maege continues south in Robb's host. Her forces signal the springing of the trap at the [[Battle of the Whispering Wood]].{{Ref|aGoT|63}} After Lords [[Greatjon Umber]] and [[Rickard Karstark]] proclaim Robb to be [[King in the North]] at [[Riverrun]], Maege declares Robb the King of Winter.{{ref|AGOT|71}}
  
 
===''A Clash of Kings''===
 
===''A Clash of Kings''===
After the [[Battle of Oxcross]], Lady Mormont captures thousands of cattle in the Westerlands and drives them towards the [[Riverlands]]. It is not stated whether or not she managed to succeed in this task, as the passage back to the Riverlands was still held by the Lannisters.{{Ref|aCoK|39}}
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After the [[Battle of Oxcross]], Lady Mormont captures thousands of cattle in the [[Westerlands]] and drives them towards the [[Riverlands]]. It is not stated whether or not she manages to succeed in this task, as the passage back to the Riverlands is still held by the Lannisters.{{Ref|aCoK|39}}
  
 
===''A Storm of Swords''===
 
===''A Storm of Swords''===
Lady Maege is among the northern lords who accompanies Robb Stark north from [[Riverrun]] to attend the wedding of [[Edmure Tully]]. Her heir Dacey is one of those killed during the [[Red Wedding]],{{Ref|ASOS|51}} but Maege survives because Robb had sent her and [[Galbart Glover]] to [[Seagard]]. There they where to take separate ships from Lord [[Jason Mallister]] to sail up [[the Neck]] and to search for [[Greywater Watch]] as envoys to the [[crannogmen]].  She also holds Robb's declaration that names his successor.{{Ref|ASOS|45}}
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Lady Maege is among the northern lords who accompanies King Robb Stark north from [[Riverrun]] to attend the wedding of [[Edmure Tully]] at [[the Twins]]. At [[Hag's Mire]], however, she and [[Galbart Glover]] are ordered by Robb to travel to [[Seagard]]. There they are to take separate ships from Lord [[Jason Mallister]] to sail up [[the Neck]] and to search for [[Greywater Watch]] as envoys to the [[crannogmen]], in preparation for Robb's planned attack on [[Moat Cailin]]. The letters they carry will contain false commands for northern lords, however, in case they are captured by enemies.{{Ref|ASOS|45}} Maege's heir, Dacey, is one of those killed during the [[Red Wedding]].{{Ref|ASOS|51}}  
  
 
===''A Dance with Dragons''===
 
===''A Dance with Dragons''===
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==Quotes about Maege==
 
==Quotes about Maege==
  
{{Quote|[[Jon Snow|You]] are not the only one touched by this war. Like as not, my sister is marching in [[Robb Stark|your brother]]’s host, her and those daughters of hers, dressed in men’s mail. Maege is a hoary old snark, stubborn, short-tempered, and willful. Truth be told, I can hardly stand to be around the wretched woman, but that does not mean my love for her is any less than the love you bear your half sisters. {{Ref|aGoT|70}}}}
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{{Quote|[[Jon Snow|You]] are not the only one touched by this war. Like as not, my sister is marching in [[Robb Stark|your brother]]’s host, her and those daughters of hers, dressed in men’s mail. Maege is a hoary old snark, stubborn, short-tempered, and willful. Truth be told, I can hardly stand to be around the wretched woman, but that does not mean my love for her is any less than the love you bear your half sisters.{{Ref|aGoT|70}}}}
 
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Revision as of 14:39, 23 September 2013

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Alias The She-Bear
Title Lady of Bear Island
Allegiance House Mormont
Born In Before 264 AC [1]
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (Appears)
A Clash of Kings (Mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (Appears)
A Dance with Dragons (Mentioned)

TV series Season 1

Maege Mormont is the head of House Mormont and the Lady of Bear Island. She inherited her title from her nephew, Ser Jorah Mormont, after he fled into exile. She is the sister of the Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, Jeor Mormont.

Character and Appearance

Maege is a stout, grey-haired woman and a fierce warrior. She dresses in patched ringmail[2][3] and her favoured weapon is a spiked mace. She is dedicated to the old gods and loyal to House Stark. According to her brother, Jeor, she is stubborn, short-tempered and willful.[4]

History

Maege inherited the title of head of House Mormont and ruler of Bear Island after her brother's only heir, Jorah Mormont, fled to the Free Cities to escape justice for selling criminals into slavery to pay for his debts. She worked hard to regain the family's noble name and to help the estate recover from the state of near-poverty Jorah left behind.[5]

Maege has five daughters: her eldest and heir, Dacey, Alysane, Lyra, Jorelle, Lyanna. She has no sons.

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Lady Maege and her heir, Dacey, lead their forces to Winterfell when Robb Stark calls his banners to ride south against the Lannisters.[2] When the northern host splits at the Twins, Maege continues south in Robb's host. Her forces signal the springing of the trap at the Battle of the Whispering Wood.[6] After Lords Greatjon Umber and Rickard Karstark proclaim Robb to be King in the North at Riverrun, Maege declares Robb the King of Winter.[7]

A Clash of Kings

After the Battle of Oxcross, Lady Mormont captures thousands of cattle in the Westerlands and drives them towards the Riverlands. It is not stated whether or not she manages to succeed in this task, as the passage back to the Riverlands is still held by the Lannisters.[8]

A Storm of Swords

Lady Maege is among the northern lords who accompanies King Robb Stark north from Riverrun to attend the wedding of Edmure Tully at the Twins. At Hag's Mire, however, she and Galbart Glover are ordered by Robb to travel to Seagard. There they are to take separate ships from Lord Jason Mallister to sail up the Neck and to search for Greywater Watch as envoys to the crannogmen, in preparation for Robb's planned attack on Moat Cailin. The letters they carry will contain false commands for northern lords, however, in case they are captured by enemies.[9] Maege's heir, Dacey, is one of those killed during the Red Wedding.[10]

A Dance with Dragons

Lady Maege is mentioned by her oldest surviving daughter, Alysane, when asked about her siblings by Asha Greyjoy.[11] She is with two of her other daughters, Lyra and Jory, though it is not said where, while her youngest, Lyanna is back on Bear Island.[12]

Quotes about Maege

You are not the only one touched by this war. Like as not, my sister is marching in your brother’s host, her and those daughters of hers, dressed in men’s mail. Maege is a hoary old snark, stubborn, short-tempered, and willful. Truth be told, I can hardly stand to be around the wretched woman, but that does not mean my love for her is any less than the love you bear your half sisters.[4]

- Jeor Mormont to Jon Snow

Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jeor
 
Unknown
wife
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Maege
 
Unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown Glover
 
Jorah
 
Lynesse Hightower
 
Dacey
 
Alysane
 
Unknown
 
Lyra
 
Jorelle
 
Lyanna
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daughter[13]
 
Son[13]
 


References and Notes

  1. Her eldest daughter was born before 276
  2. 2.0 2.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 53, Bran VI.
  3. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 14, Catelyn II.
  4. 4.0 4.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 70, Jon IX.
  5. RPG Book, Guardians of Order, 2005
  6. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 63, Catelyn X.
  7. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 71, Catelyn XI.
  8. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 39, Catelyn V.
  9. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 45, Catelyn V.
  10. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 51, Catelyn VII.
  11. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 42, The King's Prize.
  12. It is Lyanna who answers Stannis's message when he demands allegiance from House Mormont.A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 3
  13. 13.0 13.1 It is currently unknown whether Alysane's children are trueborn, or bastardborn.