Each of the Great Houses has their own sigil.
Sigils are symbols that are to represent each House, and are used on banners,
shields, seals, and other paraphenalia.
Have fun coloring in the Lion of House Lannister, the Direwolf of House Stark,
or the Three-Headed Dragon of House Targaryen, plus many more.
House Stark of Winterfell is one of oldest of the Great Houses.
Starks once ruled the North, as Kings of Winter, and are descendants of the First Men.
Lord Eddard (Ned) Stark and his wife Catelyn have five children, Rob, Sansa, Arya, Bran, and Rickon.
Ned also has a base-born son, Jon Snow.
House Stark's sigil is a grey direwolf on a field of white, and their words are "Winter is Coming".
House Lannister of Casterly Rock is one of the Great Houses of Westeros.
The Lannisters are a rich and powerful dynasty.
Members of the family include Jaime and Cersei (twins) younger brother
Tyrion, and their harsh and ruthless father Tywin Lannister.
House Lannister's sigil is a golden lion on a crimson field. Their words are "Hear me roar!",
but also known for "A Lannister always pays his debts."
House Targaryen is one of the former Great Houses of Westeros and the previous rulers of the
Seven Kingdoms, before the rebellion in which Robert Baratheon took the Iron Throne.
Most of the Targaryens were killed, but queen Rhaella (who was pregnant) and
her son Viserys fled into exile. Rhaella died giving birth to Daenerys.
House Targaryen's sigil is a three-headed red dragon on a black field,
and their words are "Fire and Blood".
House Baratheon of Storms End is one of Great Houses of Westeros.
The Baratheons and their bannermen were instrumental in the
rebellion against Targaryens. Robert eventually took the Iron Throne.
Robert has younger brothers Stannis and Renly. He married Cersei Lannister,
with whom he had three children (officially), Joffrey, Myrcella, and Tommen.
House Baratheon's sigil is a crowned black stag on a field of gold, and their words are
"Ours is the Fury".
House Greyjoy is one of the Great Houses of Westeros.
They rule over the Iron Islands, a harsh and bleak group of islands off the west coast of Westeros.
Balon Greyjoy is their ruler. His son Theon was taken as a ward of Winterfell to ensure his submission.
House Greyjoy's sigil is a golden kraken on a black field. Their words are "We Do Not Sow",
a reference to taking what they want by raiding - to "pay the iron price".
The Night's Watch is the ancient order who defend the Wall. The Wall protects the Seven Kingdoms
from what lies beyond in the frozen North.
The men of Night's Watch wear only black. They leave their families and swear an oath to take no wife,
father no children, and hold no lands.
There are many people who live beyond the Wall. In Westerois they are referred to as "Wildlings", but they refer to themselves as "Free Folk" a reference to the fact that they have no lords or kings.
But there are also other things that live beyond the Wall!
In Westeros the predominant religion is the Faith of the Seven, though many in the North and beyond the Wall, follow the Old Gods, and the Iron Islanders believe in The Drowned God.
In the West are many more religions, including followers of The Lord of Light, the God of Death, the Great Stallion of the Dothraki.
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