House Dayne
House Dayne of Starfall
House Dayne
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Head of House: Ysadora Qorgyle of Starfall
Title Lady Regent of Starfall
Predecessor: Armon Dayne
Heir: Nyandra Dayne
Colors: Purple and White
Seat: Starfall
Region: Dorne

Overview

House Dayne is one of the Houses that make up the stony Dornish subculture of Dorne. Like the rest of these northern Dornish houses that reside in and around the Red Mountains, they have fairer features than their sandy Dornish cousins.
Members of House Dayne are typically pale skinned with hair ranging from dark to very light, and are noted for often having purple eyes, despite the fact that they do not have any Valyrian blood running in their veins.

One of the most notable things about this house, however, is not their appearance but rather their ancestral sword. The Legend of the greatsword Dawn is that it was forged from a falling star, and this has been incorporated into the name of their seat, Starfall, as well as their coat of arms. Only a member of House Dayne who is most worthy, paragons of honor and justice, may be granted the right to wield Dawn and thus gain the title of The Sword of the Morning. If no member is worthy, the title lies dormant and the sword lays unused, until such time as a worthy knight of House Dayne appears.


Family Tree

This family tree is currently a work in progress and is subject to change.

NB: Original characters can be added to the Vorian Dayne and Arlan Dayne branches of the family tree.

Lord Eddric Dayne and his wife, Lady Melitta Blackmont, died of old age in 90 and 96 A.L. respectively. (RIP)

Their children:

  • Lord Armon Dayne, died of the plague that struck Starfall in 120 A.L. while attempting to recover from wounds previously sustained in combat. (RIP)
    • His widow: Lady Ysadora Qorgyle, aged 43, ruling as Regent of Starfall until her daughter comes of age.
      • Lady of Starfall, Nyandra Dayne, an unflowered maid aged 12, their only surviving child.
      • Lyander Dayne, tragically drowned when swept out to sea by a strong current at age 6 in A.L. 118. (RIP)
      • His bastard: Arros Sand, a son by his once-paramour (his wife's younger cousin, now married to Lord Uller), age 20.
  • Ser Oran Dayne, thrown from his horse and killed in battle, 111 A.L. (RIP)
    • His widow: Lady Osanne Manwoody, aged 50, a widow in perpetual mourning. +roster
      • Ser Osrand Dayne, died in a border skirmish at the hand of Elbert Oakheart in 114 A.L. (RIP)
      • Ser Osric Dayne, The Sword of the Morning, bearer of the greatsword Dawn, slain by Ser Quillian Oakheart in the Trial of the Seven, 121 A.L. (RIP)
        • His widow: Princess Ellia Nymeros Martell, who bore him two children before he was slain.
      • Lady Ostinne Dayne, called the Evenstar, a proven swordsman, aged 26.
  • Ser Vorian Dayne, called The Burning Star, a champion raider and battle leader, aged 52. +roster
    • His wife: Lady Aemma Allyrion, a woman as fierce as her husband, killed in combat in 119 A.L. (RIP)
      • Lady Edda Dayne, a famous speardancer, aged 30.
      • Ser Bryon Dayne, a knight squired by a Martell prince, aged 28. +roster
      • Lady Elanna Dayne, their youngest daughter, aged 25.
      • Ser Owain Dayne, a freshly made knight, aged 20.
  • Ser Arlan Dayne, aged 50, a hero whom songs are written about; was knighted young after saving the life of a princess he later married.
    • His wife: Princess Maryssa Martell, a cousin to the ruling line, devoted to her husband, aged 54.
      • Ser Eoric Dayne, aged 33, his father's favorite son.
      • Lady Tyerra Dayne, aged 30.
      • Ser Aethan Dayne, aged 27, a sellsword; the black sheep of the family.
      • Lady Dyanne Dayne, aged 24, a twin.
      • Ser Darean Dayne, aged 24, a twin.
  • Lady Sabela Dayne, a great beauty in her youth, now a widow.
    • Her husband: Ser Ferran Fowler, died in 118 A.L. of wounds sustained during a border raid. (RIP)
      • Lady Alaeyna Fowler, her father's heir, called The Fury of Skyreach.

*Alaeyna's sons, a boy of eight and a babe in arms, rumored to be fathered by princes.
* Ser Faelan Fowler, a knight called The Talon, a notorious heartbreaker and tournament champion, age 24.
* Lady Sarrena Fowler, with the fair features of her Dayne cousins, a beauty aged 20.

  • Lord Berion Dayne, a cousin of Armon, Oran, Elric, Arlan and Sabela, died of the plague that struck Starfall in 120 A.L. (RIP)
    • His widow, Ashara Martell, called The Black Widow of Dorne due to having survived three husbands under suspicious circumstances. Slain in 121 A.L., her killer rumored to be of House Vaith, kin to her first husband. (RIP)
      • Jaremy Dayne, their son, died a babe of the same plague that took his father's life in 120 A.L. (RIP)

Current Members

Family Members

These characters bear the House's name, either by birth or by marriage.

Ellia Osric

Household

These characters are a part of the House but do not bear the House's name. These include wards/hostages, sworn swords, house maesters, and other servants.

Everett

Blood Relations

These characters are tied to the House by blood but not by name. These include ladies who were born to the House but have married into another and any children they might have, as well as bastards who are not a part of the household.

Alaeyna Arros

Political Relations


History

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