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Maege Mormont
Season(s) 1
First seen "The Pointy End"
Last seen "Fire and Blood"
Appeared in 3 episodes (see below)
Titles Lady of Bear Island
Status Alive
Origin Bear Island
Allegiance House Stark
House Mormont
Family Jorah Mormont - nephew
Jeor Mormont - brother

Maege Mormont is a recurring background character in the first season. She is played by an unidentified extra and debuts in "The Pointy End". Maege Mormont is the Lady of Bear Island and a loyal vassal of House Stark. She is fighting for Robb Stark in the War of the Five Kings.



Maege Mormont is the Lady of Bear Island and the head of House Mormont, a vassal family to House Stark of Winterfell. Lord Commander Jeor Mormont of the Night's Watch is her older brother. The disgraced and exiled Ser Jorah Mormont is her nephew.

Season 1

Lady Mormont is present at the feast for the Northern lords held in the Great Hall of Winterfell in which Greatjon Umber defies Robb Stark only to submit after two of his fingers are mutilated by Grey Wind. She's also present at the a war council discussing strategy with Robb Stark and his other bannermen in their camp at Moat Cailin.[1] She can be seen leading a force of men behind Robb as they arrive at The Twins.[2]

Maege is also present when the Greatjon proclaims Robb Stark the King in the North. Prior to the proclamation, Maege laughs loudly when the Greatjon complains about the southron gods worshipped by Renly and Stannis Baratheon.[3]


Season One appearances
Winter is Coming The Kingsroad Lord Snow Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things The Wolf and the Lion
A Golden Crown You Win or You Die The Pointy End * Baelor * Fire and Blood *

* - Uncredited appearance

Family tree

Jeor Tree
Jeor Mormont
Night's Watch Crow shield icon
Unknown Lady Mormont
Maege Tree
Maege Mormont
Possibly deceased
Lord Mormont
Jorah Tree
Jorah Mormont
Lynesse Mormont
née Hightower
Lyanna Mormont

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Lady Maege, also known as "the She-Bear", is a stout grey haired woman and a fierce warrior. She dresses in mail and her favored weapon is a spiked mace. According to her brother, she is stubborn, short-tempered, and willful. She worked hard to regain the family's noble name and recover from the state of near-poverty her nephew, Lord Jorah, had left behind.

Maege has five daughters: Dacey, Alysane, Lyra, Jorelle, and Lyanna, the latter probably named for Lyanna Stark. Dacey was killed at the Red Wedding.

Before going to the Red Wedding, Robb commands Maege and Galbart Glover to take men by longship and sail through the marshes of the Neck to seek out Howland Reed, thus they do not attend the Red Wedding. He gives them letters for the Northern lords, explaining the letters contain false orders, in case they are captured by the Ironborn. While it is not explicitly written, it is presumed Robb also gave Maege and Galbart the royal decree he issued, by which he legitimized Jon Snow and named him his successor.

It is unknown whether Maege and Galbart reached their destination, and if they actually have Robb's decree in their possession.

See also


v  d  e
Lord: Lady Lyanna Mormont Heir: Unknown
Seat: Bear Island Lands: The North
Title(s): Lord of Bear Island
Current members:Jorah Mormont · Lynesse Mormont
Deceased members:Jeor Mormont · Maege Mormont
Overlord:House Stark

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