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Garlan Tyrell, is a character cut from Game of Thrones. He has only appeared in the House Tyrell family tree issued by HBO.



Garlan Tyrell is the second son of Mace Tyrell and Alerie Tyrell. Mace is the Lord of Highgarden and head of House Tyrell. He has two brothers Willas and Loras and one sister Margaery.[1]

Family tree

Luthor Tyrell
Family tree Olenna
Olenna Tyrell
née Redwyne House-Redwyne-Main-Shield
Mace tree
Mace Tyrell
Alerie Tyrell
née Hightower
Joffrey tree
Joffrey Baratheon House-Baratheon-of-King's Landing-Main-Shield
2nd husband
Margaery Tree
Margaery Tyrell
Renly Tree
Renly Baratheon House-Baratheon-of-Storm's-End-Main-Shield
1st husband
Loras Tree
Loras Tyrell
Tommen Baratheon family tree
Tommen Baratheon House-Baratheon-of-King's Landing-Main-Shield
3rd husband

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, his family remains the same. Garlan is married to Lady Leonette of House Fossoway, but they do not yet have any children. He is a taller, bearded version of his brother Ser Loras Tyrell, but less handsome. He is five years older than Ser Loras. He is an exceptionally skilled swordsman, usually training against three or four swordsmen, practice for actual battle, but his lack of interest in gaining glory makes him less famous than his younger brother, Ser Loras. He is known as Garlan the Gallant and his personal coat of arms is two golden roses on green.

In the books, it is Garlan and not Loras the one who rides wearing Renly Baratheon's armor during the Battle of the Blackwater because the late King's armor fit Garlan better than it fit Loras. Garlan is the one who requests that Joffrey marry Margaery, while Loras asks to be a Kingsguard.

Garlan danced with Sansa Stark at her wedding. Noticing how unhappy she was to be married against her will, he treated her very kindly and gently, and even made her laugh by mentioning the ridiculous nicknames he was called as a child. That cheered her spirit a bit. Garlan told her "I have seen how you look at my brother. Loras is valiant and handsome, and we all love him dearly... but your Imp will make a better husband". Garlan perhaps meant to imply by that Sansa wouldn't be happy married to Loras, even if that was possible, due to his sexual preference.

Garlan is one of the only two people (the second is Lancel Lannister) who praise Tyrion for his valor in the Battle of the Blackwater. Tyrion is grateful to hear this.

At the Purple Wedding, Garlan and his wife sit next to Tyrion and Sansa. When Joffrey spills wine on Tyrion, Garlan protests "That was ill done, Your Grace". As Joffrey collapses, Garlan is the first who rushes to help him.

See also


v  d  e
Lord: Lady Olenna Tyrell Heir: Uncertain
Seat: Highgarden Lands: The Reach
Title(s): Lord Paramount of the Reach · Lord of Highgarden · Warden of the South
Ancestors:Garth Gardener · Harlen Tyrell · Lyonel Tyrell
Current members:Tyrell lady · Alerie Tyrell
Deceased members:Luthor Tyrell · Mace Tyrell · Margaery Tyrell · Loras Tyrell
Household:Mira Forrester · Sera Durwell
Overlord:House Targaryen

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