House Lannister of Casterly Rock is one of the Great Houses of Seven Kingdoms. The principal house of the westerlands. The westerlands is a region in the west of the continent of Westeros. Westeros is known for its rugged hills. R olling plains. Fertile fields. Broadleaf forests. The land contains lakes and rivers, and the hills conceal systems of caves and caverns. People from the westerlands are westermen. The customary surname of bastards of noble origin born in the westerlands is Hill. House Lannister rule the Westerlands from their great castle at Casterly Rock. It is a smaller regions of the 7 Kingdoms but has one of the larger populations. Notable bannermen have included:
The color gold is the color of success, achievement and triumph. Associated with abundance and prosperity, as well luxury and quality, prestige and sophistication, value and elegance. T the psychology of this color implies affluence, material wealth and extravagance. The sigil of House Lannister of Casterly Rock is a golden lion on a field of crimson.
Their official motto is “Hear Me Roar!” Their unofficial motto is as well known: “A Lannister always pays his debts.” The Warden of the West is a Lannister by tradition.
Their gold mines have made the Lannisters the wealthiest of the Great Houses.