A direwolf is a species of very large wolf that lives in the North but are very rare. A direwolf head features on the Stark family banner. At the beginning of the series the Stark children come across a litter of direwolf pups and take one each. Robb Stark called his direwolf Grey Wind, Sansa […]
Nymeria is the direwolf owned by Arya Stark. Nymeria accompanies Arya on her journey to King’s Landing but after defending Arya against Joffrey, Arya sends Nymeria away. Later, after Arya returns from Braavos she comes across Nymeria who is leader of a pack of wolves. She asks Nymeria to go with her but the direwolf […]
The Gold cloaks are the body of men that enforce law and order in King’s Landing. Their real title is the City Watch but they are known as Gold Cloaks due to the fact that they wear gold-coloured cloaks.
The Hand of the King, or Queen, is the person that acts as the chief adviser to the ruler of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. The Hand, wears a metal pin badge depicting a hand through a decorated circle. Those holding the role: Jon Arryn – to Robert Baratheon Ned Stark – to Robert Baratheon […]
The Iron Throne was built on the direction of Aegon I after he conquered Westeros. It was forged from the swords of his defeated enemies and became known as the Iron Throne. The throne was housed in a new building, the Red Keep which dominated the new city of King’s Landing.
Casterly Rock is the ancestral home of House Lannister. It is so named because it was carved out of the rocks overlooking Lannisport the main city of The Westerlands. At the beginning of the story Tywin Lannister is head of House Lannister and Lord of Casterly Rock. Although Casterly Rock is mentioned in the books […]