Sefton Staunton

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House Staunton.svg Septon
Star of the Faith.svg
Title Septon
Culture Crownlands
Born Rook's Rest[1]
Book The Sworn Sword (appears)

Sefton, born Sefton Staunton, was a septon of the Faith of the Seven during the reign of King Aerys I Targaryen. Sefton was the brother of Ser Simon Staunton.[2]

Appearance and Character

Sefton was a very hefty man, fat with a moon face. He was prone to drink and gossip, but was very well informed about current events. He claimed to suffer from frequent flatulence.[2]


Sefton served many years at the Great Sept of Baelor in King's Landing, attending the High Septon. He was in King's Landing throughout the Great Spring Sickness and witnessed much of the city's misery.[2]

He came to serve at Coldmoat when his brother, Ser Simon Staunton, married Lady Rohanne Webber.[2]

The Sworn Sword

Septon Sefton was present in the yard when Ser Duncan the Tall arrived to discuss terms with Lady Rohanne Webber. He took part in the discussions of the terms and dispensed gossip, informing Duncan of who the courtiers were. After Duncan's dismissal, he accompanied Rohanne to the Chequy Water to try and calm everyone down, to no avail.[2]