It is currently wielded by lord randyll tarly and like the lands and titles of house tarly will pass to dickon tarly after randyll passes away. Their sigil is the striding huntsman on green.
They travel on to oldtown where sam is scheduled to explain events at castle black to the archmaester.
Tarly house. With the deaths of her father and dickon in the aftermath of the battle of the goldroad and with sam unable to inherit as both a man of the night s watch and a maester in training talla becomes the lady of horn hill and head of house tarly. The sigil of house tarly is a red huntsman in striding position on a field of green and their motto is first in battle. Randyll tarly is lord of horn hill and head of house tarly.
By rights samwell would have grown up to be one of the top ranking lords of the seven kingdoms. House tarly is one of the vassal houses in the reach. House tarly has a militarist tradition and possesses a valyrian steel sword called heartsbane.
Located on an eponymous hill the castle lies south of highgarden and a hundred leagues northeast of oldtown among the thickly wooded foothills of the red mountains. Horn hill is the seat of house tarly in the reach. Like ice it is a two handed greatsword.
Randyll wields the tarly ancestral blade heartsbane a valyrian steel greatsword in battle. He is married to lady melessa florent and is the father of the pov character samwell tarly. Sam decides to take gilly and little sam with him to the citadel and he steals house tarly s valyrian steel sword heartsbane.
Sam in his youth seated left out of place among soldiers. House tarly has made its home within the province of horn hill of which is named after their main holding of the town of horn hill. In the television adaptation game of thrones he is portrayed by james faulkner.
The tarlys are marcher lords of the dornish marches. In the a song of ice and fire novels heartsbane has been in the possession of house tarly for five hundred years. House tarly is one of the larger vassal houses of house starke and they provide ample military power if little economic benefit to the house starke powerbase.
House tarly of horn hill is a noble house from the reach and formerly a vassal who swore fealty to house tyrell of highgarden. House tarly of horn hill is a noble house of the reach one of the strongest sworn to house tyrell. Their ancestral keep is known as horn hill a castle in the southern part of the region.
Their stronghold is a castle known as horn hill and the head of the house is the lord of horn hill. Their sigil is the striding huntsman on green. There is a pond that lies below the castle.
Their motto is not revealed in the books but according to semi canon sources it is first in battle. House tarly is one of the most powerful noble families in the reach and sworn to house tyrell. Horn hill is located in the foothills of the red mountains.