Harrenhal is a large castle built in the Riverlands on the north shore of the God’s Eye Lake. It was commissioned by King Harren’s grandfather who had invaded from the Iron Islands and conquered the Riverlands. The castle was completed during King Harren’s rule and he named the castle after himself. Soon after completion Aegon the […]
The Lands of Always Winter is the name given to the land north of The Wall. The name derives from the fact that the land is always covered in snow. In ancient times the land was not a frozen wasteland but was covered with forests and inhabited by the Children of the Forest. Some of […]
The Crownlands is one of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and lies on the eastern coast of the continent. It has a border with The Stormlands, The Reach, and The Riverlands. The Crownlands also include the islands in Blackwater Bay. Bastards born in the Crownlands are given the surname Waters. The Crownlands were created by the […]
The Iron Islands are a group of seven islands to the north west of Banefort in the Westerlands. The people of the Iron Islands are known as Ironborn and bastards born on the Iron Islands have the surname Pyke. The Iron Islands are run by House Greyjoy from Pyke. Other Houses in the Iron Islands […]
Sunspear is the ancestral home of House Martell and capital of Dorne. At the beginning of the series Sunspear is ruled by Doran Martell from the castle in Sunspear. Later, after he was murdered by the ‘sand snakes’ his younger brother Prince Oberyn became ruler. While Hand of the King, Tyrion Lannister arranged a marriage […]
Highgarden is the ancestral home of House Tyrell and capital of The Reach. It is known for its lovely gardens and fields of golden roses. Although Highgarden is mentioned during the story no action takes place there.