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'''Septons''' are the male clergy of the [[Faith of the Seven]]. They preside over religious ceremonies such as weddings. They have taken vows of celibacy, and often take important positions in a noble household. In contrast, female clergy are known as [[septa]]s. The leader of the Faith of the Seven is known as the [[High Septon (title)|High Septon]].
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{{Quote|The Septon has prayed his prayers.|Lord [[Walder Frey]]|The Rains of Castamere}}
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'''Septons''' are the male clergy of the [[Faith of the Seven]]. They preside over religious ceremonies such as weddings. They have taken vows of celibacy, and often take important positions in a noble's household, attending the local septs at castles and keeps. In contrast, female clergy are known as [[septa]]s. The leader of the Faith of the Seven is known as the [[High Septon (title)|High Septon]].
   
 
==History==
 
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== In the books ==
 
== In the books ==
 
In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, the Faith is ruled over by a council known as the Most Devout. The head of the Faith is known as the [[High Septon (title)|High Septon]], who resides within the [[Great Sept of Baelor]] in the city of [[King's Landing]]. Whilst septons and septas serve on the council of the Most Devout, the High Septon is usually male.
 
In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, the Faith is ruled over by a council known as the Most Devout. The head of the Faith is known as the [[High Septon (title)|High Septon]], who resides within the [[Great Sept of Baelor]] in the city of [[King's Landing]]. Whilst septons and septas serve on the council of the Most Devout, the High Septon is usually male.
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Latest revision as of 16:08, April 13, 2014

"The Septon has prayed his prayers."
―Lord Walder Frey[src]

Septons are the male clergy of the Faith of the Seven. They preside over religious ceremonies such as weddings. They have taken vows of celibacy, and often take important positions in a noble's household, attending the local septs at castles and keeps. In contrast, female clergy are known as septas. The leader of the Faith of the Seven is known as the High Septon.

HistoryEdit

Season 2Edit

An unidentified septon performs the secret wedding of Robb Stark to Talisa Maegyr.[1]

Season 3Edit

An unidentified septon performs the wedding of Edmure Tully to Roslin Frey.[2]

In the books Edit

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, the Faith is ruled over by a council known as the Most Devout. The head of the Faith is known as the High Septon, who resides within the Great Sept of Baelor in the city of King's Landing. Whilst septons and septas serve on the council of the Most Devout, the High Septon is usually male.

ReferencesEdit

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