House Marbrand is one of the main noble houses from the Westerlands. Their seat of Ashemark is located in the hilly area near where the Tumblestone begins.
Their blazon is a burning tree, orange on smoke. Their motto is Burning bright.
House Marbrand was formed by the union of First Men and Andal nobles during the Andal invasion.
Ser Lorent Marbrand was a member of the Kingsguard during the reign of Viserys I Targaryen.
A participant in the tourney at Ashford Meadow fought under the Marbrand banner during the reign of Daeron II Targaryen. The name of Ser Denys Marbrand is given on the roll of arms.
The Marbrands supported Tywin Lannister when he suppressed the Reyne-Tarbeck rebellion.
House Marbrand participated in the War of The Rock, siding with Martyn Lannister. They are distant relatives of current line of House Lannister, with Lord Tyrek's mother being a certain Darlessa Marbrand.
House Marbrand is seated at Ashemark, a keep located in the western Westerlands. Located in hilly terrain, the castle is situated southeast of the Crag, northwest of the Golden Tooth, and north of Sarsfield.
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Notable Members Edit
- Ser Lorent Marbrand, a knight of Viserys I Targaryen's Kingsguard and later a Lord Commander of Rhaenyra Targaryen's Queensguard.
- Ser Denys Marbrand, a participant of the tourney at Ashford Meadow.
- Lord Alyn Marbrand, with unknown relations to Ser Denys.
- His daughter, Lady Jeyne Marbrand, wife of Tytos Lannister, mother of Tywin Lannister.