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House Merryweather of Long Table is a vassal house from the Reach that holds fealty to Lord Bronn of Highgarden. Their seat is Long Table.

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, House Merryweather was once a rich and powerful family.

After Tywin Lannister resigned his position as Hand of the King, Lord Owen Merryweather was named the new Hand by Aerys II Targaryen. Aerys stripped the Merryweathers from their lands and exiled Owen for his failure to prevent Robert's Rebellion.

After Robert Baratheon seized the Iron Throne, he restored the Merryweathers' title and some of their lands, but the family's wealth and status has not yet completely recovered.

Known members

  • Lord Orton Merryweather, Lord of Long Table
    • Lady Taena of Myr, his wife from Myr
      • Russell Merryweather, his son and heir to Long Table. A young child of six

Historical members

  • Unnamed old Lord Merryweather, a supporter of King Maegor Targaryen at Battle Beneath the Gods Eye.
  • Unnamed Lord Merryweather, who refused to swear fealty to Aegon II Targaryen and was beheaded for it.
    • Lady Merryweather, his widowed. She yielded Longtable to Lord Ormund Hightower.
  • Jeyne Merryweather, considered a potential bride for King Aegon III Targaryen.
  • Lord Marq Merryweather. Became one of the regents of young King Aegon III Targaryen in 136 AC.
  • Lord Owen Merryweather, the Hand of the King to King Aerys II Targaryen and grandfather of the current Lord of Longtable, Lord Orton

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