"Shield up! Attack, my Lord! Attack! Don't cross your feet!"
―Samwell Stone to Robin Arryn[src]

Ser Samwell Stone is a knight of the Vale in service to House Royce as the master-at-arms of Runestone.



Sam Stone is a bastard from the Vale of Arryn and a knight in service of House Royce.

Season 5

Sam Stone is training Robin Arryn in swordfighting while he is being fostered at Runestone by Lord Yohn Royce.[1]


Season Five appearances
The Wars To Come The House of Black and White High Sparrow Sons of the Harpy Kill the Boy
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken The Gift Hardhome The Dance of Dragons Mother's Mercy

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels Ser Samwell Stone, dubbed "Strong Sam Stone", is a renowned knight and the master-at-arms of Runestone. He supports his liege lord Yohn Royce when the latter gathers a group of nobles, dubbed the "Lords Declarant", to denounce Littlefinger and oppose his rule over the Vale.

See also


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Lord: Yohn Royce Heir: Unknown
Seat: Runestone Lands: The Vale of Arryn
Title(s): Lord of Runestone
Ancestors: {Robar II Royce}
Current members: Serena Royce · Maxim Royce · Waymar Royce (I) · Edwina Royce · Mavis Royce · Pruea Royce · Phillippa Royce · Daneala Royce · Junia Royce (II) · Luna Royce · Donal Royce (II)
Deceased members: {Robar Royce} · {Waymar Royce} (II) · {Kyle Royce} · {Andar Royce} · {Maynard Royce} · {Paxter Royce} · {Junia Royce} (I) · {Donal Royce} (I) · {Wayrick Royce}
Household: Maester Helliweg · Samwell Stone
Overlord: House Arryn
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