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House Marbrand
Kingsguard

Ser Lorent Marbrand is a knight of House Marbrand and member of Rhaenyra Targaryen's Queensguard. He previously served in Viserys I Targaryen's Kingsguard.

Biography[]

Background[]

Lorent is a member of House Marbrand of Ashemark, a noble house in the Westerlands sworn to House Lannister. At some point he was knighted, and now serves in the Kingsguard of King Viserys.[1]

House of the Dragon: Season 1[]

Lorent is present when Vaemond Velaryon petitions the Crown to name him heir to Driftmark.[2]

Lorent is assigned to Rhaenyra at Dragonstone when King Viserys dies. He informs Rhaenyra and Daemon of the arrival of Princess Rhaenys. Lorent and Steffon Darklyn both swear allegiance to Rhaenyra as queen when Daemon threatens to have Caraxes burn them as turncloaks if they choose otherwise. They later attend the funeral of Rhaenyra's stillborn daughter Visenya and move to protect Rhaenyra when Erryk Cargyll arrives. Lorent, Steffon, and Erryk accompany Daemon during a parley with Otto Hightower.[3]

House of the Dragon: Season 2[]

Lorent is present at the Black Council when Rhaenyra returns from the Stormlands.[4]

Ser Lorent is present at another session of the Black Council when word of Prince Jaehaerys's murder, funeral and the blame for the killing being directed at Rhaenyra reaches Dragonstone. That evening, he is on guard duty when who he believes to be his Sworn Brother Erryk Cargyll offers to relieve him of duty for the evenig (Unbeknownst to Lorent, it is actually Erryk's brother, Arryk Cargyll, infiltrating Dragonstone on the orders of Lord Commander Criston Cole to assassinate Rhaenyra). He is alerted to the assassination attempt by Rhaenyra's handmaiden, Lady Elinda Massey and races back into his queen's chambers to find Erryk and Arryk duelling to the death. Lorent puts his queen behind him and urges Rhaenyra to identify Erryk so he can try to aid his Sworn Brother. Erryk slays Arryk, and then falls on his sword out of guilt for kinslaying in front of Lorent and Rhaenyra.[5]

Lorent attends the funeral of Erryk and Arryk Cargyll.[6]

Behind the scenes[]

Lorent Marbrand's character description for Season 2 reads as follows:

"A knight on the black council and member of Rhaenyra’s Queensguard."[7]

In the books[]

In Fire & Blood, Lorent joined the Kingsguard at some point during Viserys's reign.

Appearances[]

Forthcoming[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lorent Marbrand. HBO. Retrieved March 15, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 House of the Dragon: Season 1, Episode 8: "The Lord of the Tides" (2022).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 House of the Dragon: Season 1, Episode 10: "The Black Queen" (2022).
  4. House of the Dragon: Season 2, Episode 1: "A Son for a Son" (2024).
  5. House of the Dragon: Season 2, Episode 2: "Rhaenyra the Cruel" (2024).
  6. House of the Dragon: Season 2, Episode 3: "The Burning Mill" (2024).
  7. Unknown author (Unknown date). House of the Dragon S2 | Character Descriptions. Warner Bros. Discovery. Retrieved June 5, 2024.
  8. House of the Dragon Season 2 | Episode 5 Preview | Max
  9. Wake the Dragon (May 3, 2024). 🚨 This scene is in episode 7, I wonder what's going on. X. Retrieved May 4, 2024.

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