House Swyft of Cornfield is a lordly house in the Westerlands. They are among the principal houses sworn to House Lannister of Casterly Rock.
Cornfield is the seat of House Swyft in the Westerlands. It is located southeast of Casterly Rock, east of Crakehall, and northwest of Red Lake in the Reach. It consists of a small city that lives off its trade with the Reach in the South and the vast cornfields it was named for. On the west side of the city lies the castle of House Swyft; a moderately sized keep with three rings built in different stages of the House's history. The Lord's solar is located in the oldest building in the middle of the keep, which consists of a small round sandstone tower, surrounded by ancient gardens.
Important Events Edit
Prior to the First Era Edit
Ser Addison Hill, the Bastard of Cornfield, was a legendary brother of the Kingsguard during the reign of Aegon I Targaryen, who eventually rose to the position of Lord Commander. During the Dance of the Dragons, House Swyft was a full-fledged noble house. Lord Swyft fought for the greens and died in the Battle by the Lakeshore. A Ser Harys Swyft once served as Hand of the King, and afterwards as Master of Coin.
First Era Edit
House Swyft sided with their liege lords of House Lannister during the Ascent of the Lion. Lord Jon and two of his sons died in the fighting. So he left his third son, Ser Arthur, to rule, after a failed uprising of his uncle.
Second Era Edit
Notable Members Edit
Lord Arthur Swyft, missing