An ancient military order accepting members from all ranks of society but led by knights, the Poor Fellows are also known as the Stars due to the seven-pointed star that is their sigil. The red star has its origins in the days of the Andal invasion of Westeros, when zealous warriors carved the seven-pointed star into their chests. The Poor Fellows became defenders of wayfarers on the road. were brutally supressed by King Maegor the Cruel because of their involvement in the rebellions following Aegon the Conqueror’s death. Afterwards, Jaehaerys the Conciliator pardoned all those who remained, and brought the order to its end.