House Silverwood is a noble house from the Crownlands. The dynasty was founded by the original Ser Richard Silverwood and take their sigil as A white Phoenix in a grey field behind a black sun., in commemoration of his role in the Battle of the High Septon.
Richard Silverwood is a Lowborn Knight from Queens landing, he was taken by Ser Clayton Filarion as a Squire when he was young. He became a Mercenary alongside Clayton and after many years he rose through the ranks and became the new Leader of The Golden Company. after the war with the High Septon, he decided to make his Banner for House Silverwood. A white Phoenix in a gray field behind a black sun. its words were Might Through Deed
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A year after Richard Silverwood became Leader of The Golden Company war broke out on Westeros he decided to hold a meeting with his Serjeant to decide if they should sail to Westeros in order to join a faction.
After arriving at Queens Landing, King Valarr Targaryen fled to Essos. and left all his titles to the High Septon, soon after Bronn Blackwater the Master of coin employed the Golden Company and ordered Richard to take the Gates of Queens Landing and help secure the city from the revolts. Richard did just that he took the gates and allowed Lyonels Baratheon the new kings men to enter the city helping them to secure it from the revolts in the process.
After the new King make peace with the High septon Richard decided to create his own Banner. he came to the realization that to his knowledge there were no Houses that used a Phoenix on its banner so he took it into himself to fill that role. as he was a Knight and he had the right to carry a banner. after he cleared the streets from the faith power and the riots he decided to make my own Banner for House Silverwood. A white Phoenix in a gray field behind a black sun. its words were Might Through Deed.
Richard Silverwood - Founder of House Silverwood (b. 342)