"[The Thenns] follow their "Magnar," who's the kind of a man who can rule these kinds of men. I know what you Southerners are thinking. And no, the Magnar is not a king. More like their god. Though not one you'd care to follow if you don't sleep with your eyes open."

Styr, Magnar of the Thenn during the Conflict Beyond the Wall.

Magnar is a word in the Old Tongue of the First Men which translates as "Lord" in the Common Tongue. It is also the title held by the leader of the Thenn, a tribe of the Free Folk.

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, "Magnar" is also the name of a noble house established at Kinghouse, in the island of Skagos.

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