Villains Wiki

Hi. This is Thesecret1070. I am an admin of this site. Edit as much as you wish, but one little thing... If you are going to edit a lot, then make yourself a user and login. Other than that, enjoy Villains Wiki!!!


Villains Wiki
This article's content is marked as Mature
The page Mature contains mature content that may include coarse language, sexual references, and/or graphic violent images which may be disturbing to some. Mature pages are recommended for those who are 18 years of age and older.

If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page.

Ser Amory Lorch is a supporting antagonist in the A Song of Ice and Fire book series, and a minor antagonist in its TV adaptation Game of Thrones. He is a landed knight of House Lorch of the westerlands and a bannerman in service of House Lannister. Being a landed knight, he has his own land and keep. He is related to the current head of House Lorch, Lord Lorent Lorch. He is regarded as a cruel, simple, small man. He is infamous for his role in the butchering of Rhaegar Targaryen's children alongside Gregor Clegane, stabbing Rhaenys Targaryen to death near a hundred times.

In the TV adaptation, he was portrayed by Fintan McKeown.



According to semi-canon source, Amory threw the last Lord Tarbeck, a 3-year-old boy, down a well for Lord Tywin Lannister during the Reyne-Tarbeck rebellion.

During the Sack of King's Landing Amory Lorch is the one who killed the three-year old Princess Rhaenys Targaryen. He dragged her from her father Rhaegar's bed in front of several Lannister men and stabbed her dozens of times. This made Lord Tywin angry, as he didn't want it to be public. He thinks Ser Amory is an idiot, and wanted him to kill the child with a pillow after calming her with sweet words.

A Game of Thrones

Ser Kevan Lannister orders Ser Amory to forage and burn the riverlands, along with Ser Gregor Clegane and Vargo Hoat.

A Clash of Kings

Amory's raiding party encounters and attacks Yoren's group of recruits for the Night's Watch at the town by the Gods Eye. Although the town was already destroyed and the keep abandoned, Amory ordered Yoren and his group to open the gates in the name of King Joffrey I. Yoren didn't trust the knight and refused, causing Amory to storm the keep. Many die in the ensuing fight, including the animals. Amory kills Yoren and captures most of the surviving prisoners, including Rorge, Biter, and Jaqen H' ghar. However a group of criminals manage to hide from Amory's men, and Arya flees with Gendry, Hot Pie, and the toddler Weasel, bringing also the injured boy Lommy Greenhands, whom Arya refused to abandon. Amory's attack was unprovoked and unnecessary as the Night's Watch takes no part in the wars of the realm. Amory eventually gets tired of waiting for the other group of criminals to leave the tower and decides to let them and bring his prisoners to Harrenhal. Gendry's group is later captured by the Mountain's men.

Lord Tywin orders to Ser Amory, Ser Gregor, and Vargo Hoat to hunt down the outlaws of the Brotherhood without Banners, who are seen as the true heroes by the smallfolk. Every time Amory and the other men go out in the riverlands to fight battles against the outlaws, the rivermen, and the northmen, but return without succeeding the task of disbanding the Lord Beric Dondarrion's outlaws. During the war, Amory captures two innocent smallfolk, a beekeeper and his wife and threatens far and wide to hang them if Lord Beric Dondarrion does not surrender to him. When Beric surrenders, Amory hangs the beekeeper and his wife anyway with Beric strung up in the middle. Beric is later resurrected by Thoros of Myr. Despite all the times Beric has been reported to be dead, the Lannister forces keep meeting him again.

King Robb Stark's army is invading the westerlands and Tywin decides to leave Harrenhal with his army. Amory is made castellan of Harrenhal by Tywin when Tywin takes the majority of his army, including Ser Gregor, west to deal with Robb, and later east to engage King Stannis Baratheon, after Ser Edmure Tully manage to chase them away, causing the Mountain to flee from Stone Mill. Amory and Vargo hate each other and this causes the Brave Companions to turn cloak to Robb's cause. While castellan, Amory drinks a great deal of the best wine in the castle's cellars.He is eventually captured by Lord Roose Bolton when Roose persuades Vargo Hoat to betray House Lannister and to seize control of the castle. After the fall of Harrenhal, Amory is paraded naked before Roose and Vargo. Pleading and sobbing, he is kicked into the bear pit to be killed by the bear inside it. Arya Stark is present during his death.

A Storm of Swords

When the war winds down, Tywin tells his son Tyrion Lannister of his plan to blame the deaths of Princess Elia Martell and her children entirely on the deceased Amory (despite he only killed one the 2 children), to circumvent giving Gregor Clegane over to Prince Oberyn Martell, who comes to King's Landing to seek justice for their deaths. This plan fails however, when Gregor confesses his crime in front of the entire court during Tyrion's trial by combat.

A Feast for Crows

In the riverlands, Ser Roger Hogg tells Ser Jaime Lannister how Amory attacked his towerhouse at Sow's Horn even though he was sworn to House Hayford, who are sworn to King's Landing and never helped the Starks, the Tullys, or Beric's outlaws.



           Thrones.png Villains

Beyond the Wall
Free Folk
Mance Rayder | Tormund Giantsbane | Styr | Rattleshirt | Orell | Craster | Varamyr Sixskins | Harma Dogshead | The Weeper | Ygritte

Night's Watch
Night's King | Alliser Thorne | Bowen Marsh | Olly | Karl Tanner | Rast | Biter | Rorge

The Others
Night King | White Walker Commander | Viserion | Wights

The North
House Bolton
Roose Bolton | Ramsay Bolton | Locke | Myranda | Bastard's Girls | Reek | Smalljon Umber

House Karstark
Harald Karstark | Arnolf Karstark | Arthor Karstark | Cregan Karstark | Rickard Karstark

House Whitehill
Gryff Whitehill | Ludd Whitehill

The Vale of Arryn
House Arryn
Lysa Arryn | Mandon Moore | Mord | Lyn Corbray | Petyr Baelish

House Frey
Walder Frey | Emmon Frey | Aenys Frey | Jared Frey | Hosteen Frey | Merrett Frey | Symond Frey | Raymund Frey | Lothar Frey | Whalen Frey Benfrey Frey | Walder Rivers | Aegor Rivers | Ryman Frey | Rhaegar Frey | Little Walder Frey | Big Walder Frey | Edwyn Frey | Black Walder Frey

Brotherhood without Banners
Lady Stoneheart

Chett | Garse Goodbrook | Harys Haigh | Leslyn Haigh | Shagwell

Iron Islands
House Greyjoy
Balon Greyjoy | Euron Greyjoy | Theon Greyjoy | Dagmer Cleftjaw | Lorren

House Hoare
Harren Hoare

House Lannister
Tywin Lannister | Jaime Lannister | Cersei Lannister | Tyrion Lannister | Lancel Lannister | Amory Lorch | Ilyn Payne | Janos Slynt | Preston Greenfield | Rolph Spicer | Catspaw

House Clegane
Gregor Clegane | Sandor Clegane | Polliver | Rafford | The Tickler | Mountain's Men

Mad Targaryens
Aegon II Targaryen | Aegon IV Targaryen | Aemond Targaryen | Aerys II Targaryen | Aerion Targaryen | Baelor I Targaryen | Boros Blount | Daemon Targaryen | Maegor I Targaryen | Rhaenyra Targaryen | Viserys Targaryen | Daenerys Targaryen

House Blackfyre
Daemon I Blackfyre

House Kettleblack
Osfryd Kettleblack | Osmund Kettleblack | Osney Kettleblack

Faith Militant
High Sparrow | Septa Unella | Lancel Lannister

Hugh Hammer | Smiling Knight | Ulf the White

House Baratheon of Storm's End
Robert I Baratheon | Renly Baratheon | Joffrey Baratheon | Meryn Trant

House Baratheon of Dragonstone
Stannis Baratheon | Melisandre | Richard Horpe | Clayton Suggs | Shadow Assassins

The Reach
House Florent
Axell Florent | Selyse Florent

Mace Tyrell | Pycelle | Qyburn | Randyll Tarly

Ellaria Sand | Nymeria Sand | Obara Sand | Gerold Dayne | Tyene Sand

Brave Companions | Smiling Knight

Free Cities
Belicho Paenymion | Ben Plumm | Bloodbeard | Daario Naharis | Doreah | Illyrio Mopatis | Jaqen H'ghar | Maelys I Blackfyre | Mero | Tyanna of the Tower | Vargo Hoat | Varys | Waif

Dothraki Sea
Drogo | Mago | Moro | Qotho | Viserion | Wine Merchant

Mirri Maz Duur

Slaver's Bay
Hizdahr zo Loraq | Kraznys mo Nakloz | Malko | Old Empire of Ghis | Oznak zo Pahl | Prendahl na Ghezn | Razdal mo Eraz | Reznak mo Reznak | Sons of the Harpy | Vala

The Pureborn | Pyat Pree | Xaro Xhoan Daxos

Far East Essos
Yi Ti
Bloodstone Emperor | Lo Bu

Asshai and Shadow Lands
Melisandre | Shadow Assassins | Viserion

Asher Forrester | Andros | Britt Warrick | Damien | Dezhor zo Raza | Valarr HillGared Tuttle | Harys | Rickard Morgryn | Tazal