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House Redwyne
House Redwyne
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House Redwyne is a vassal house that holds fealty to House Tyrell of Highgarden. Their lands are located on the island of The Arbor, southwest of Highgarden. Its Heraldry consists of a burgundy grape cluster on a white field.

History

Background

The Arbor is known for producing the finest wines in the Seven Kingdoms. Due to their island location, their merchant ships require great protection at sea, so the Redwyne Fleet is one of the three largest in the realm. The Redwynes enjoy a particularly close relationship with its overlord, House Tyrell.[1]

In the current generation, Lady Olenna Tyrell was herself born Olenna Redwyne, before she married Lord Luthor Tyrell.

Season 2

House Redwyne follows their liege lords of House Tyrell in supporting Renly Baratheon's claim to the Iron Throne.[2]

Season 4

The Redwyne sigil is present at the royal wedding.[3]

Members

With unspecified familiar relationship with the main branch, other Redwynes include:

Image gallery

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, House Redwyne is a one of the most powerful noble families in the Reach, with close ties to their overlords House Tyrell. The large offshore island they rule, The Arbor, is famous as the home of the largest vineyards in Westeros. A large portion of the wines exported across Westeros come from the Arbor, and the higher-quality wines produced on the Arbor are considered to be the best in Westeros. Due to their island location but heavy involvement in the wine trade, House Redwyne maintains a large fleet of ships. The Redwyne fleet forms a significant portion of the fleet of the Reach, of which Lord Paxter Redwyne serves as high admiral and commander.

Members of House Redwyne tend to have bright orange hair.

While most vassal Houses from the Reach joined House Tyrell in fighting for the royal House Targaryen during Robert's Rebellion, the Redwynes are noted for being particularly staunch Targaryen-loyalists.

The Season 2 Blu-ray special features display the Redwyne sigil under a list of Renly Baratheon's supporters, but in the books House Redwyne doesn't declare for Renly. They wanted to, but during the early stages of the War of the Five Kings Queen Cersei Lannister holds the twin sons of Lord Paxter hostage at the royal court. After Renly dies, they join their Tyrell liege lords in aiding the Lannister army in the Battle of the Blackwater.

A slight difference is that the sigil of House Redwyne in the books is a burgundy grape cluster on a blue field, but the TV series changed this to a burgundy grape cluster on a white field, probably because burgundy on blue is more difficult to readily distinguish.

Members

  • Lord Paxter Redwyne, Lord of the Arbor.
    • Mina Tyrell, his wife and first cousin. Sister of Lord Mace Tyrell, and daughter of the Queen of Thorns, Olenna Redwyne.
      • Ser Horas Redwyne, the son of Paxter and twin to Ser Hobber.
      • Ser Hobber Redwyne, the son of Paxter and twin to Ser Horas.
      • Desmera Redwyne, their daughter.
    • Olenna Tyrell, his paternal aunt as well as mother-in-law (due to Paxter marrying his first cousin Mina Tyrell), a Redwyne by birth. She is the widow of Lord Luthor Tyrell, the late lord of Highgarden. She is called the "Queen of Thorns".

Lord Runceford Redwyne was a past head of the House: he was the father of Lady Olenna, and grandfather of Paxter.

Ser Ryam Redwyne is a past Lord Commander of the Kingsguard who was considered to be the greatest knight of his day.  For this he was named Hand of the King, but was a disaster.  He is now considered to be one of the worst Hands the realm has ever seen and is now a warning to those who become Hands. 

References

See also

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House Redwyne
Lord: Lord Paxter Redwyne Heir:
Seat: The Arbor Lands: The Reach
Title(s): Lord of the Arbor
Current members:Olenna Redwyne · Bethany Redwyne · Viola Redwyne
Overlord:House Tyrell

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