House Velaryon of Driftmark rules the island of Driftmark, the largest island of Blackwater Bay in the crownlands. Their castles include Driftmark and High Tide. The head of House Velaryon is titled Lord of the Tide sand Master of Driftmark. The Velaryons are sworn to Dragonstone. Their arms depict a silver seahorse on sea green. House Velaryon is of Valyrian descent, and its members often have Valyrian features, such as silver hair, purple eyes, and pale skin.
Lord Lucerys Velaryon(Born 252, Ruled 230-282 AC)
Lord Lucerys of House Velaryon was a knight of the seven kingdoms, He wasn't someone who was a master with swords, but by no means was he a a poor swordsmen, A capable swordsmen and a capable commander as well. Many folks around Lucerys wouldn't be the first to call him kind, infact rumours on driftmark said he enjoys cruelty, When Lord Tully or his brother the "blackfish" or someone unknown excuted a young boy at Riverrun, reports say that Lucerys himself said he would've of done the same if not worse. Lucerys was married to Elinor, a common woman, whom he had 3 kids with Maega Velaryon,Daena Velaryon, And his future heir Matarys Velaryon. how ever cruel Lucerys may have been, no one could doubt how hard he worked and his honesty, lies came hard to this man. Lucerys died of an illness in 282 ac at the age of 52, he was suceeded by his son Matarys.
Lord Matarys Velaryon(Born 273, Ruled 282-??? AC)
Matarys Velaryon inherited Driftmark at the age of 8, a young boy with no male figures in his life and only 3 members left in House Velaryon, went to the King Rhaegar "The Laughing Dragon" Targaryen and asked him if he would give him the honor of being trained in the art of swords by Prince Lewyn The "Sunlight" who is the Lord commander of the kingsguard, King Rhaegar agreed, Matarys began training immediately, In just two short years he has became a better swordsman then his late father and is somewhat of a prodigy. The young price Aegon Targaryen(Son of Jaehaerys II) is also tutored by Prince Lewyn "The Sunlight" the boys frequently train together. Lord Matarys is nothing like his father, He is kind and just ruler the total opposite of his father. Lord Matarys once overheard the talk of gods when he was training with swords, he liked what he heard and decided that the faith is just as important as his skills in combat, The boy trains so hard he sometimes forgets to eat and when he does he eats in moderation. Lord Matarys is a proud lord, Prince Lewyn once asked him "Why do you train so hard my lord? what motovates you?" The young lord replied, "I am proud of what my house accomplished, but we can do so much more, Afterall.. I too have the blood of the dragon"