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All members of the House Arryn from the book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin and the HBO show "Game of Thrones." House Arryn is a prominent house of Westeros. Their coat of arms depicts a moon and a falcon and their motto is “As High As Honor.” House Arryn overseas the Vale.

Who is the most prominent member of the House Arryn? Jon Arryn is the husband of Lysa Tully and Hand of the King serving Robert Baratheon. He appears in the A Song of Ice and Fire book series and is portrayed by Sir John Standing on the HBO show "Game of Thrones." Jon Arryn dies of fever at the start of the series. His wife Lysa suspects the Lannisters of wrong-doing. Eddard Stark succeeds his position as Hand of the King.

Jon Arryn's son Robert (Robin) Arryn also appears in the A Song of Ice and Fire book series and is played by Lino Facioli on "Game of Thrones." After his father Jon Arryn dies, Robert becomes Lord Paramount of the Vale of Arryn. He is a sickly boy who is very attached to his mother.

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Jon Arryn


Jon Arryn is the husband of Lysa Tully and Hand of the King serving Robert Baratheon. He appears in the A Song of Ice and Fire book series and is portrayed by Sir John Standing on the HBO show Game of Thrones.

Jon Arryn supposedly dies of a fever at the start of the series, though is it later revealed that he was poisoned by his wife, Lysa Arryn. Eddard Stark succeeds his position as Hand of the King.

Status: Deceased (Season 1)
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Lysa Arryn is the daughter of Hoster Tully and Minisa Whent and wife of Jon Arryn. She appears in the A Song of Ice and Fire book series and is played by Kate Dickie on the HBO show Game of Thrones.

At the urging of Petyr Baelish, Lysa poisons her husband, Jon Arryn, Hand of the King to Robert Baratheon, and tells her sister Catelyn Stark that she suspects the Lannisters murdered him. Lysa marries Petyr, but when she attacks her niece Sansa Stark in a fit of jealousy and attempts to push her through the Moon Door to her death, Petyr intervenes and pushes Lysa through the door instead. Sansa and Petyr then cover up the murder as a suicide.

Status: Deceased (Season 4)

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Robert Arryn


Robert (Robin) Arryn is the son of Jon Arryn and Lysa Tully. He appears in the A Song of Ice and Fire book series and is played by Lino Facioli on the HBO show Game of Thrones.

After his father Jon Arryn dies, Robert becomes Lord Paramount of the Vale of Arryn. He is a sickly boy who is very attached to his mother, who acts as his regent. After his mother's death, the regency passes to his stepfather, Petyr Baelish.

Status: Alive
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Petyr Baelish (AKA Littlefinger) is the Master of Coin serving Robert Baratheon. He appears in the A Song of Ice and Fire book series and is played by Aidan Gillen on the HBO show Game of Thrones.

Tywin Lannister arranges a marriage between Lord Baelish and Lysa Tully, although Baelish long had feelings for her sister, Catelyn. Tywin later marries Lysa himself and kills her shortly thereafter, becoming regent to his stepson, Robin, the Lord Paramount, who is still a boy.

Status: Alive

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