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House Crane of Red Lake

A vee of golden cranes on pale blue

General Information

Having had some prominence in the reign of King Viserys I, the Cranes have not managed to continue the trajectory of those days, and the confusion and troubles of the Dance of the Dragons were harmful to every house in the land, the Cranes includes.

Most recently the house has been recovering from the human loses during the Conquest of Dorne. While Lord Mathis upholds ties with the Tyrells of Highgarden, his son and heir ser Albyn has been send to King’s Landing where he, as representative of his father, has gained a simple but promising position as retainer to the Hand. With a certain influence to their disposal from previous actions, the tandem Mathis and Albyn Crane may show more ambitious than expected in the near future.

General information about House Crane from the books.

Family Tree

  • Mathis Crane (b. 114), Lord of Red Lake,
    • his wife, Lady Belenna of House Darry (b. 118),
    • their children:
      • Ser Albyn (b. 136), heir to Red Lake, a reeve of King's Landing (see House Targaryen), m. Delanei Roote (b. 135),
        • Albyn's daughter, Ella (b. 156),
        • Albyn's son, Vortimer (b. 164),
      • Syldia (b. 138), m. Ser Dorik Melcolm (b. 135),
      • {Edden} (b. 140), killed by bandits (d. 155),
    • his siblings:
      • {Lady Dalla} (b. 108), dead in a hunting accident (d. 134), m. Lord Jonel Costayne (b. 107, d. 157),
      • Salene (b. 113), m. Ser Westyn Chester (b. 112),
      • {Ser Hathis} (b. 114), his twin brother, killed in Dorne (d. 158), m. Ashaella Bar Emmon (b. 117),
        • Hathis's son, Ser Aberyn (b. 138),
        • Hathis's son, {Jorin} (b. 142), a squire killed in Dorne (d. 157),
        • Hathis's daughter, Elara (b. 144),
      • Maester Olmond (b. 117), serving at Maidenpool (see House Mooton),
    • his father, {Lord Arkyn} (b. 90), once master of laws in the reign of Viserys I, killed in the Dance of the Dragons (d. 131),
    • his aunt, uncle, and cousins:
      • {Elwene} (b. 92, d. 149), m. {Ser Lymos Prester} (b. 95), killed in the Dance of the Dragons (d. 131),
      • {Ser Adon} (b. 100, d. 150), m. Milerra Swyft (b. 104),
        • Adon's son, Ser Kelon (b. 124), m. {Celessa Roxton} (b. 126), dead of illness (d. 150),
          • Adon's daughter, Jomylla (b. 144),
        • Adon's son, {Ser Ansen} (b. 129), killed in Dorne (d. 157),
        • Adon's son, Ser Colton (b. 133),
        • Adon's daughter, Aleyne (b. 137), m. Ser Addam Marbrand (b. 132),