House Foote of Nightsong
|House Foote of Nightsong|
|Head||Lord Philip Foote|
|Overlord||House Baratheon of King's Landing|
House Foote of Nightsong is a noble house from Nightsong in the stormlands. It is a cadet branch of House Foote from the westerlands.
A Clash of Kings
The house is founded in 299 AC during the War of the Five Kings after Ser Philip Foote kills the last Lord of Nightsong, Lord Bryce Caron, in single combat during the Battle of the Blackwater. Philip is awarded the lands, rights and incomes of House Caron as a reward by the Iron Throne.
A Storm of Swords
Philip is among the gathered nobility that welcomes the Dornish party headed by Prince Oberyn Martell to King's Landing. Philip is called as a witness for the prosecution in the trial of Tyrion Lannister for the death of King Joffrey I Baratheon. He tells of how he saw Tyrion fill the wedding chalice during the royal wedding.
House Foote of Nightsong at the end of the third century
The known Footes of Nightsong during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:
- Lord Philip Foote, the new lord of Nightsong and Lord of the Marches.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 65, Sansa VIII.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 66, Tyrion IX.