House Crane of Red Lake is a noble house from Red Lake in the Reach. It is one of the principal houses sworn to House Tyrell.
They blazon their shield with a vee of golden cranes on pale blue.
According to legend the house was founded by a daughter of Garth Greenhand, Rose of Red Lake. It is rumored that some female members of House Crane are able to skinchange into cranes.
Red Lake and the Cranes joined the Kingdom of the Reach through pacts of friendship and mutual defense with King Garth III Gardener.
Merry hawks and picks flowers in the kingswood as part of Queen Margaery Tyrell's retinue.
House Crane at the end of the third century
The known Cranes during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:
Ser Vortimer Crane, master-at-arms at Highgarden.
With unspecified familiar relationship to the main branch there are also:
Ser Parmen Crane, known as Parmen the Purple.
Lady Melara Crane, wife of Lord Alester Florent.
Ser Rycherd Crane, husband of Rylene Florent.
Meredyth Crane, a lady attendant of Queen Margaery Tyrell.
Ellard Crane, a squire in the court of Jaehaerys I Targaryen.