The characters are listed in alphabetical order, by their last name (if they have one).
If a character has 'THK' next to his/her name, it means that the character is from The Hedge Knight.
I want to thank James for providing me the character List from The Hedge Knight.

A - B - C - D - E - G - H - I - J - L - M - N - V - W - Y


Martell, Elia (Princess) -
Wife of Prince Rhaegar Targaryen. During the sack of Kings Landing, She watched while her children Rhaenys and Aegon were killed. She was raped and killed, probably by Ser Gregor Clegane. top

Mikken -
Smith and armorer of Winterfell top

Mopatis, Illyrio (Magister) -
He is a fat merchant and a magister of the free city of Pentos. Although he pretended to be a benevolent advisor to Viserys Targaryen, he is actually ploting with Varys to effect the politics of the world in the Free Cities and also the Seven Kingdoms. top

Mordane (Septa) -
She is charged with making Sansa and Arya Stark ladies. She has no trouble with Sansa and is always praising her, but Arya is a different story. She is always complaining how Arya's stiches are crooked. She is killed as a traitor by King Joffrey Baratheon in Kings Landing. top

Mormont, Jeor (Lord Commander) -
Lord Commander of the Nights Watch, and head of House Mormont. He has led the dwindling Nights Watch for a long time, and now has to deal with missing rangers and dead men coming to life. His mission is to gain recruits for the Nights Watch, make rulers aware of the dangers awaiting beyond the wall and to find the missing rangers. Mormont was almost killed by one of the dead until his personal steward Jon Snow burnt it with a curtain. In return, he gave his House's sword, LongClaw, to Snow. Now plans to lead the Nights Watch in force beyond the wall to see what exactly is going on. top

Mormont, Jorah (Ser) -
He escaped to the Free Cities after being sentenced to the King’s Justice for selling theives as slaves. He later pledged his sword to Viserys Targaryen, although he was actually working as a spy for Varys in Kings Landing. He is openly critical of Viserys, and acts as Daenerys' protector and friend. After Viserys’ death, he pledges his life to Daenerys and becomes the first of her Queensguard. top

Moro (Khal) -
A dothraki horse lord who attended Khal Drogo's party where Drogo met his future bride, Daenerys Targaryen. top


Nan (Old) -
Came to Winterfell as a nursemaid of an old Brandon Stark. Now stiches and tells the Stark children scary stories of Others, magic and the children of the forest. Is related to Hodor. top

Nymeria -
This warrior queen from Rhoyne led her people across the narrow sea, causing a great uproar. Arya Stark names her direwolf after her. top


Poole, Jeyne-
Daughter of Vayon Poole, and Sansa Stark's best friend. She traveled to Kings Landing with Sansa. After witnessing the violence following King Robert's death, she spent her days locked away with Sansa crying and fretting about her father. Queen Cersei had Littlefinger remove her from Kings Landing. top

Pycelle (Grand Maester) -
Maester and councilor at Kings Landing. He attends the sick and always prescribes the milk of the poppy. He hands Eddard the book, The Lineages and Histories of the Great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms which allows Ned to discover the truth about King Robert's heir Joffrey and his siblings. top


Qotho -
The cruelest of Khal Drogo's bloodriders, he was always rude to Daenerys Targaryen. He threatened to kill both Dany and the bloodmage Mirri Maz Dur when he discovered Mirri was to bring Drogo back to life. He was killed by Ser Jorah Mormont. top


Rayder, Mance (King beyond the Wall) -
Calling himself, 'King beyond the Wall', Rayder leads a a bunch of criminals, including deserters of the Nights Watch, north of the Wall. top

Redwine, Ryam (Ser)-
A legendary hero of the Kingsguard. top

Reed, Howland (The Crannogman, Lord) -
Lord of Greywater watch, which always moves around. Good friend of Lord Eddard Stark, he was with Ned when Ned's sister Lyanna died. top

Rhogoro -
Son of Khal Moro, a dothraki horse lord. He attended Khal Drogo's party where Drogo met his future wife, Daenerys Targaryen. top

Royce, Waymar (Ser) -
An arrogant young lord new to the Nights Watch who led Gared and Will on the search for the Wildings. Instead, they all met the others. Ser Waymar put up a valiant fight, but ended up slain. He then turned into an Other himself, and slew Will. top


Selmy, Barristan (Ser, Barristan the Bold) -
Lord commander of the Kingsguard under King Robert Baratheon, considered one of the finest knights ever. However, King Joffrey Baratheon and his council force him to resign, calling him old and blaming him for Robert's death. Ser Barristan angrily leaves KingsLanding after slaying two gold cloaks. Now King Joffrey wants him seized. top

Serwyn (Ser) -
A legendary hero of the Kingsguard. He had a mirror shield. top

Snow, Jon (Lord Snow) -
Lord Eddard Stark's bastard son, does not know who his mother is. Jon decided to join the Knights Watch at fourteen, feeling even a bastard could rise high at the wall. He excelled in training, and was made Lord Commander Mormont's personal steward. He saved Mormont's life when he threw a burning curtain at an Other, and in return received Mormont's sword Longclaw. Although he made an oath to stay with the Knights Watch for life, he nearly broke this oath by attempting an escape when he heard his father was executed for treason. He was brought back by his loyal friends and his direwolf, Ghost. Now plans to join a search party with Mormont to discover what is going on behind the wall. top

Stark, Arya (Arya Horseface) -
Lord Eddard Stark's second daughter, she would rather ride horses and fight with swords than be a lady. Her bastard brother Jon Snow gives her her sword, Needle. At Kings Landing she receives fighting lessons from Syrio Forel. After escaping the Red Keep after King Robert dies, and she is about to watch her father being executed when she is caught by the blackbrother Yoren. She was forced to chase off her direwolf, Nymeria, to protect her from Queen Cersei. top

Stark, Benjen -
Brother of Eddard Stark and head ranger of the Nights Watch. He leads some rangers beyond the wall to try to discover the fate of Ser Waymar Royce and his party, only to end up disappearing himself. top

Stark, Brandon -
Older Brother of Eddard Stark, he was to marry Catelyn Tully and take over Winterfell until he was murdered by mad King Aerys Targaryen. He once fought a duel with Littlefinger for the hand of Catelyn Tully, which he won. top

Stark, Brandon (Bran) -
Lord Eddard Stark's second son. He was quite a climber until he accidently saw Queen Cersei Lannister and her twin brother Jaime having sex, and was thrown from the ledge by Jaime. Although paralyzed from waist down, Bran leads an active life and can even ride a horse. He is lord of Winterfell after his father Eddard dies and while his older brother Robb is at war. He dreams of being a knight, of being able to fly, and of doing magic. His dreams also allowed him to forshadow his father's death. His direwolf is named Summer. top

Stark, Brandon (The Builder) -
Came to the north thousands of years ago, and set the first stone in what would eventually become Winterfell. top

Stark, Catelyn Tully (Lady) -
Originally a Tully of Riverrun, She was to marry Brandon Stark, but married his brother Eddard after Brandon was killed. She arrested Tyrion Lannister, thinking he tried to have her son Bran killed, and perhaps unwittingly caused the war that follows. She later advices her son Robb on battle tactics, helping him defeat the Lannisters and free Riverrun. She is strong and determined, and always does her duty. top

Stark, Eddard (Lord, Ned)-
Ned Stark relucantly went to Kings Landing at King Robert Baratheon's command that he replace the late Jon Arryn as Hand of the King. His honorable nature often put him at odds with the other councilors and the King himself. Ned, determined to find the circumstances of Arryn's mysterious death, discovered more than he bargained for when he realized that the King's supposed heirs were actually the children of the Queen Cersei Lannister and her twin brother Jaime. He felt compelled by honor to warn the Queen, and tell Prince Joffrey that he is not the heir. He was thrown in prison for treason, and eventually executed. top

Stark, Lyanna -
Lovely and spirited younger sister of Eddard Stark, she was kidnapped and raped by Prince Rhaegar Targaryen. She died from fever when she was only sixteen, after making Ned swear to a mysterious promise. top

Stark, Rickard (Lord) -
Father of Eddard Stark, he was murdered by mad king Aerys Targaryen top

Stark, Rickon -
Lord Eddard Stark's youngest son. He is angry and confused when suddenly his whole family leaves him for Kings Landing or Riverrun. He dreamed and thus knew of his father's death before Winterfell received a raven confirming the fact. He has a half crazed direwolf called Shaggy Dog. top

Stark, Robb (King of the North)-
Lord Eddard Stark's eldest son, heir to Winterfell. Robb grows up early since he becomes Lord of Winterfell after his father leaves for Kings Landing; becomes Lord of Winterfell in truth after his father is executed. He leads an army against the Lannisters, managing to free the beseiged Riverrun and capture Ser Jaime Lannister. He is proclaimed as "King of the North" by his followers who refuse to follow King Joffrey Baratheon. Robb has a direwolf named Grey Wind. top

Stark, Sansa -
Lord Eddard Stark's oldest daughter, she is the perfect lady. On the way to Kings Landing, her direwolf , Lady, was killed at the command of Queen Cersei. But She is very happy at Kings Landing, watching tourneys and attending feasts with her betrothed Prince Joffrey. After King Robert dies, she becomes a Lannister hostage, and pleads for the life of her father. She is shocked when her beloved Joffrey goes against his word and has Eddard executed. top


Targaryen, Aegon I (The Conquerer, The Dragonlord) -
Aegon and his sisters, Visenya and Rhaenys sailed from DragonStone and conquered the Seven Kingdoms with the aid of three great dragons, Balerion, Meraxes and Vhagar. Afterwards, he married both of his sisters and started the Targaryen dynasty. top

Targaryen, Aemon (Ser, The Dragonknight) -
A legendary hero of the Kingsguard. He was champion to Queen Naerys, and may have been her lover as well. top

Targaryen, Aemon (Maester) -
Third son of Maekar Targaryen, studied in the citadel, and joined the Night's Watch. He handles the Nights Watch library and its ravens. Is now old and blind, but has the power to 'see' things such as prophesies. top

Targaryen, Aerys II (The Mad King) -
Father of Daenerys and Viserys Targaryen. This cruel king had Eddard Stark's father, Rickard, and older brother Brandon, killed, and demanded the lives of Robert Baratheon and Eddard as well. He lost his life when one of his own Kings Guard, Jaime Lannister, betrayed and killed him. top

Targaryen, Daenerys (Daenerys Stormborn, Dany) -
Last of the Targaryens along with her brother Viserys, she was born at DragonStone after her family was overthrown by King Robert Baratheon. After having a hard childhood living in poverty, she is sold by Viserys to be married to the most powerful Dothraki leader, Khal Drogo. Although she found dothraki lifestyle alien and stange at first, Dany adjusts, and even grows to love her new husband and lifestyle. In trying to save Khal Drogo from death, she has the bloodmage Mirri Maaz Duur use dark magic which claims the life of her son, Rhaego. Dany burns both Drogo and Mirri Maaz Duur along with three dragon eggs to bring dragons to life. She takes over Drogo's khalasar, planning to return to the Seven Kingdoms to reclaim her family’s throne. As the last true dragon, she has a natural resistance to fire. top

Targaryen, Daeren (The Boy King) -
Conquered Dorne when he was only fourteen, but lost it after one summer. He died when he was only eighteen. top

Targaryen, Rhaegar (Prince) -
Eldest son of Mad King Aerys, he raped Lyanna Stark. He was smashed in the chest and killed by Lyanna's betrothed, future King Robert Baratheon. top

Targaryen, Viserys (The Beggar King) -
Styles himself as the rightful Ruler and Protector of the Seven Kingdoms, although he is hiding from the present ruler, King Robert Baratheon. He trades his sister, Daenerys, to Khal Drogo, expecting a dothraki army to help him reclaim his throne. Cruel and impatient and egotistical, he demands to be crowned 'king'. He gets his wish, as an angry Khal Drogo 'crowns' him with molten gold. top

Trant, Meryn (Ser) -
Cruel, uncaring Kingsguard to King Robert and Joffrey Baratheon. Joffrey uses him to hit his bethrothed, Sansa Stark. top

Tully, Brynden (The Blackfish) -
Brother of Lord Hoster Tully, he took the black fish as his symbol after being called the 'black goat of the Tully flock' by Lord Hoster (p.364, AGOT). He left the Tullys to serve his neice Lysa Arryn, but returned to help Catelyn and Robb Stark retake Riverrun. He and Lord Hoster finally end their years long quarrels when Brynden visits the ill, bedridden Hoster. top

Tully, Edmure -
Son of Lord Hoster Tully, but actually rules Riverrun since his father is bedridden. Riverrun was beseiged by the Lannisters, and Edmure was forced to endure a seige until Robb Stark and his army defeated the Lannisters. top

Tully, Hoster (Lord) -
Lord of Riverrun, father of Catelyn Tully Stark. He is now old and near death. top


Varys (The Spider, Lord)-
This eunuch is part of the small council in Kings Landing, advisor to Kings. He uses his birds and spies and ferrets out every secret in Kings Landing. He can disguise his appearance dramatically. He and Magister Illyrio Mopatis are plotting to control the seven kingdoms by manipulation the Starks, Lannisters and the Targaryens. No one knows whose side he is on, but he says that he is working for the good of the realm. But even he didnt know that Lord Eddard Stark was to be beheaded at King Joffrey Lannister.... top


Will -
Joined the Nights Watch after he was caught poaching one of the Mallister's bucks in their woods. One fateful day, He tracked the Wildings under the leadership of Ser Waymar Royce. The Wildings disappeared, but the Others found and 'killed' Ser Waymar, who rose from the dead and killed Will. top

Lord Eddard Stark tells King Robert Baratheon that she is the mother of his bastard son, Jon Snow. top


Stooped,smelly and lice covered brother of the Nightswatch. He travels to the wall with Tyrion Lannister, and then travels to Kings Landing to ask the Hand Lord Eddard Stark for more recruits. He is there when Ned is executed: He grabs Arya Stark, preventing her from witnessing her father's death.