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House Smallwood of Acorn Hall

Six brown acorns, 3-2-1, on yellow

General Information

The Smallwoods are vassal lords to Lord Vance. Acorn Hall has a stone curtain wall and a great oaken keep. Their motto is, “From These Beginnings.” The only Smallwoods to appear has Thoren Smallwood, a senior ranger of the Night’s Watch who is of a lesser branch of the house, and Lady Ravella of House Swann, wife to Lord Theomar Smallwood. Lady Ravella has a daughter named Carellen and had a son who died at seven. A Myles Smallwood, who was renowned for his courage, was once Hand to a king but was a failure.

Information about House Smallwood that reveals spoilers from the books.