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The '''House of Lungbarrow''' was one of the [[Prydonian]] Houses and family home of [[the Doctor]]. It was located in the southern mountain range on [[Gallifrey]], overlooking the river [[Cadonflood]]. The Doctor returned there in his [[Seventh Doctor|seventh incarnation]]. ([[NA]]: ''[[Lungbarrow]]'')
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|affiliation = [[Prydon Chapter]]
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|bases = House of Lungbarrow, [[Gallifrey]]
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|first mention = Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible (novel)
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|first = Lungbarrow (novel)
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|appearances = [[PROSE]]: ''[[Unnatural History (novel)|Unnatural History]]'', ''[[The Three Paths (short story)|The Three Paths]]''
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|members = [[The Doctor]], [[Grandfather Paradox]], [[Quences]]
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The '''House of Lungbarrow''' was one of the senior [[Prydonian]] [[Great House|Houses]] formed in wake of the [[Intuitive Revelation]]. It was a noble house of wealth and privilege but in later centuries it became stagnant and only produced petty servants and clerks. It was notable for being the family home of [[the Doctor]]. It was located in a [[mountain]] range on [[Gallifrey]] south of the [[The Capitol|Time Lord Capitol]], perched on the west side of [[Mount Lung]] overlooking the [[Cadonflood River]].
   
==Cousins of the House of Lungbarrow==
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The House fell to disgrace when it was revealed that the quota of [[45 (number)|forty-five]] Cousins had been broken to weave a new Cousin, [[Owis]], to replace [[First Doctor|the Doctor]] after he had been [[Elective Semantectomy|exiled]] from the House. After the Doctor notified the Prydonian Chapterhouse of this crime, Lungbarrow was removed from the Prydonian Chapter.
* [[Quences]] (head of household)
 
* [[Almund]]
 
* [[Arkhew]]
 
* [[Irving Braxiatel]]
 
* [[Celesia]]
 
* [[Chovor]]
 
* [[Farg]]
 
* [[Glospin]]
 
* [[Innocet]]
 
* [[Jobiska]]
 
* [[Luton]]
 
* [[Maljamin]]
 
* [[Salpash]]
 
* [[Satthaltrope]]
 
* [[Tulgel]]
 
* [[The Doctor]]
 
* [[Owis]] (loomed after all the others, the Doctor included)
 
* [[Jenny]] ("loomed" on [[Messaline]] long after the destruction of Gallifrey, only included here because she is the Doctor's "daughter")
 
   
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When the Doctor refused to attend the [[deathday]] of Lungbarrow's [[Kithriarch]], [[Quences]], the House was buried into the soil of Mount Lung, going missing for 673 years. During that time Quences was killed by his Cousin, [[Glospin]], who framed the Doctor for the murder after Quences' will was hidden. The [[Seventh Doctor]] eventually returned to his home to face his Cousins. After the Doctor foiled Glospin's conspiracy against him, the House rose from the Mountain and crashed into the valley below.
   
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In an act of reparation, [[Lord President|President]] [[Romana]] reinstated the House in the Prydonian Chapter, allowing for a new House to be created from the original template. Cousin [[Innocet]] was appointed Housekeeper of the New House of Lungbarrow. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Lungbarrow (novel)|Lungbarrow]]'')
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[[The Doctor's father]] once laid out all his plans and projects on the table in the Great Hall of Lungbarrow. He and Mr [[Saldaamir]] were interrupted when the [[First Doctor]] let a [[cobblemouse]] loose, which ran across the table and scattered all the plans and projects in the air. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Unnatural History (novel)|Unnatural History]]'')
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[[Cavisadoratrelundar]]'s father once visited the Doctor's family at Lungbarrow. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Shadows of Avalon (novel)|The Shadows of Avalon]]'')
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While considered a southern House, Lungbarrow was not actually part of Gallifrey's lower [[South Gallifrey|south hemisphere]], ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Scarlet Empress (novel)|The Scarlet Empress]]'') and Mount Lung was close enough to have a view of the [[Capitol]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Three Paths (short story)|The Three Paths]]'') The official southernmost House was [[House Ixion|Ixion]], beyond which were the southern mountains. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Return of the King (short story)|The Return of the King]]'')
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In the [[Rivera Manuscript]], a [[praxis]]-dosed [[Rivera Manuscript renegade|renegade]] witnessed an [[the enemy|enemy]] [[the Event|attack]] on a familiar [[chapterhouse]] in the mountains on the fringes of [[Time Lord|Great House]] society. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Book of the War (novel)|The Book of the War]]'')
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== Known staff and members ==
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Known staff and members of the House of Lungbarrow included [[the Doctor]], [[Almund]], [[Arkhew]], [[Celesia]], [[Chovor]], [[Farg]], [[Glospin]], [[Innocet]], [[Jobiska]], [[Luton]], [[Maljamin]], [[Rynde]], [[Salpash]], [[Tulgel]], [[Owis]], [[Quences]], [[Satthralope]], ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Lungbarrow (novel)|Lungbarrow]]'') [[the Doctor's father]], ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Unnatural History (novel)|Unnatural History]]'') and [[Grandfather Paradox]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[Christmas on a Rational Planet (novel)|Christmas on a Rational Planet]]'')
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== Behind the scenes ==
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[[File:Lungbarrow DWM 297.jpg|thumb|[[Robin Smith]]'s rendition of Lungbarrow. ([[DWM 297]])]]
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* In [[Anthony Coburn]]'s second draft of [[the Pilot Episode]], Dr. Who is a "Lord of the House of Dooclare" and his grand daughter Suzanne is "Findooclare", the to-be-queen of their homeworld, but they are in exile after the Palladin hordes invaded [[the Homeworld]]. ([[DWM 467]])
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* [http://www.curufea.com/doku.php?id=faction:factionmodern The ''Crimes Against History'' Faction Paradox timeline] asserted that many of the House's members were recruited into [[Faction Paradox]] following the House's collapse. While this contradicts Romana's promise to reinstate the family in a new House, both ''Crimes Against History'' and ''[[Unnatural History (novel)|Unnatural History]]'' assert Romana's presidency was interrupted or altered by the time of the [[Eighth Doctor]]. In ''[[Alien Bodies (novel)|Alien Bodies]]'', the Eighth Doctor refers to dealing with Faction Paradox as a "family affair."
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* Despite his hinted status as the Doctor's brother, [[Irving Braxiatel]] has actually never been stated nor implied to be from the House of Lungbarrow.
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* [[DWM 297]] contained a "Gallifreyan panorama" illustrated by [[Robin Smith]]. The illustration included the House of Lungbarrow.
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Latest revision as of 22:47, March 17, 2020

The House of Lungbarrow was one of the senior Prydonian Houses formed in wake of the Intuitive Revelation. It was a noble house of wealth and privilege but in later centuries it became stagnant and only produced petty servants and clerks. It was notable for being the family home of the Doctor. It was located in a mountain range on Gallifrey south of the Time Lord Capitol, perched on the west side of Mount Lung overlooking the Cadonflood River.

The House fell to disgrace when it was revealed that the quota of forty-five Cousins had been broken to weave a new Cousin, Owis, to replace the Doctor after he had been exiled from the House. After the Doctor notified the Prydonian Chapterhouse of this crime, Lungbarrow was removed from the Prydonian Chapter.

When the Doctor refused to attend the deathday of Lungbarrow's Kithriarch, Quences, the House was buried into the soil of Mount Lung, going missing for 673 years. During that time Quences was killed by his Cousin, Glospin, who framed the Doctor for the murder after Quences' will was hidden. The Seventh Doctor eventually returned to his home to face his Cousins. After the Doctor foiled Glospin's conspiracy against him, the House rose from the Mountain and crashed into the valley below.

In an act of reparation, President Romana reinstated the House in the Prydonian Chapter, allowing for a new House to be created from the original template. Cousin Innocet was appointed Housekeeper of the New House of Lungbarrow. (PROSE: Lungbarrow)

The Doctor's father once laid out all his plans and projects on the table in the Great Hall of Lungbarrow. He and Mr Saldaamir were interrupted when the First Doctor let a cobblemouse loose, which ran across the table and scattered all the plans and projects in the air. (PROSE: Unnatural History)

Cavisadoratrelundar's father once visited the Doctor's family at Lungbarrow. (PROSE: The Shadows of Avalon)

While considered a southern House, Lungbarrow was not actually part of Gallifrey's lower south hemisphere, (PROSE: The Scarlet Empress) and Mount Lung was close enough to have a view of the Capitol. (PROSE: The Three Paths) The official southernmost House was Ixion, beyond which were the southern mountains. (PROSE: The Return of the King)

In the Rivera Manuscript, a praxis-dosed renegade witnessed an enemy attack on a familiar chapterhouse in the mountains on the fringes of Great House society. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

Known staff and members Edit

Known staff and members of the House of Lungbarrow included the Doctor, Almund, Arkhew, Celesia, Chovor, Farg, Glospin, Innocet, Jobiska, Luton, Maljamin, Rynde, Salpash, Tulgel, Owis, Quences, Satthralope, (PROSE: Lungbarrow) the Doctor's father, (PROSE: Unnatural History) and Grandfather Paradox. (PROSE: Christmas on a Rational Planet)

Behind the scenes Edit

Lungbarrow DWM 297

Robin Smith's rendition of Lungbarrow. (DWM 297)

  • In Anthony Coburn's second draft of the Pilot Episode, Dr. Who is a "Lord of the House of Dooclare" and his grand daughter Suzanne is "Findooclare", the to-be-queen of their homeworld, but they are in exile after the Palladin hordes invaded the Homeworld. (DWM 467)
  • The Crimes Against History Faction Paradox timeline asserted that many of the House's members were recruited into Faction Paradox following the House's collapse. While this contradicts Romana's promise to reinstate the family in a new House, both Crimes Against History and Unnatural History assert Romana's presidency was interrupted or altered by the time of the Eighth Doctor. In Alien Bodies, the Eighth Doctor refers to dealing with Faction Paradox as a "family affair."
  • Despite his hinted status as the Doctor's brother, Irving Braxiatel has actually never been stated nor implied to be from the House of Lungbarrow.
  • DWM 297 contained a "Gallifreyan panorama" illustrated by Robin Smith. The illustration included the House of Lungbarrow.
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