House Slynt

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House Slynt of Harrenhal
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Coat of arms a bloody spear, gold on a night-black field
Seat formerly Harrenhal
Head Lord Morros Slynt
Region the Crownlands
Title Lord of Harrenhal (former)
Heir Jothos Slynt
Overlord House Baelish (former)
Founder Lord Janos Slynt
Founded +/- 298 AL

House Slynt of Harrenhal is a former ruler of Harrenhal. It was created during the reign of Joffrey I, when he named Janos Slynt Lord of Harrenhal for services rendered to the kingdom.[1]

The blazon is a bloody spear, gold on a field of night-black.[2] The motto of the house is not mentioned.

The Slynt House at the end of the third century

References in the books

A Song of Ice and Fire

  • Joffrey I created House Slynt when he named Janos Slynt Lord of Harrenhal for services rendered to the King.
  • Morros Slynt rode in the Tourney for King Joffrey's 13th Name Day, where he was unhorsed by Ser Balon Swann.
  • Janos Slynt gave the command to betray Lord Eddard Stark.
  • Janos Slynt has three sons and a daughter.
  • Janos Slynt was sent to the Wall by Tyrion Lannister and had Harrenhal stripped from House Slynt, they are now a house without lands.
  • Morros and Jothos testified at the trial of Tyrion Lannister for the death of King Joffrey I that he had seen Tyrion gather the poisoned chalice off the floor and poured the remaining contents on the floor.
  • Lord Janos sent Jon Snow to kill Mance Rayder, but before he could, King Stannis I arrived and captured Mance.
  • Lord Janos put his name forth as a candidate during the choosing of the new Lord Commander of the Night's Watch. He was the only candidate to improve his vote totals with each vote.

References and Notes