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==History==
 
==History==
The Carons have held Nightsong for many centuries, and the castle guarded the western border of the domain of the [[Storm Kings]] of [[House Durrandon]].{{ref|TWOIAF| The Stormlands}} Records indicate the castle has been besieged at least 37 times in the last millenium.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Men of the Stormlands}} Nightsong was burned by Lord [[House Fowler|Fowler]] during the [[War of Conquest]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Dorne Against the Dragons}}
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Maester [[Yandel]] states the Carons have held Nightsong for many centuries and the castle guarded the western border of the domain of the [[Storm Kings]] of [[House Durrandon]], but also that the [[Kingdom of the Reach]] once included western marches from [[Horn Hill]] to Nightsong.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Stormlands}}{{ref|TWOIAF| The Reach}} Records indicate the castle has been besieged at least 37 times in the last millenium.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Men of the Stormlands}} Nightsong was burned by Lord [[House Fowler|Fowler]] during the [[War of Conquest]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Dorne Against the Dragons}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==

Revision as of 16:52, 3 December 2014

The Stormlands and the location of Nightsong
The Stormlands and the location of Nightsong
Nightsong
The Stormlands and the location of Nightsong

Nightsong is the seat of House Caron. The formidable castle[1] is located in the Dornish Marches in the southwestern stormlands, north of the Prince's Pass and the Red Mountains.[2][3] The castle is known for its Singing Towers.

History

Maester Yandel states the Carons have held Nightsong for many centuries and the castle guarded the western border of the domain of the Storm Kings of House Durrandon, but also that the Kingdom of the Reach once included western marches from Horn Hill to Nightsong.[4][5] Records indicate the castle has been besieged at least 37 times in the last millenium.[6] Nightsong was burned by Lord Fowler during the War of Conquest.[7]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

During the Battle of the Blackwater, Ser Philip Foote kills Lord Bryce Caron, ending House Caron. The Iron Throne awards Nightsong to Philip after the battle, forming House Foote of Nightsong.[8]

A Dance with Dragons

The Bastard of Nightsong, the late Bryce Caron's half-brother Rolland Storm, is the pretender Lord of Nightsong.[9]

References and Notes