What is the Mountain's official role now?

The Mountain dresses like Kings Guard, yet he has no insignia (let alone 7-star insignia) on his breast plate. So, is his official title "Kings Guard who is protecting the king's mother but who does not wear an insignia like all the other Kings Guard"?

Remember Qyburn saved the Mountain from near death after his killing Prince Oberyn. He used steroids (or something) that made him even stronger. After Cersei's "Walk of Atonement", the Mountain picks her up and carried Cersei somewhere. There after, he is always following Cersei everywhere. What is his role?


What is the Mountain's official role now? The simple answer is: King's Guard. According to Qyburn in S5E10, "May I have the honor of presenting the newest member of the King's Guard," referring to the resurrected Mountain. Note the breastplate.

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And Ser Jaime, in his King's Guard uniform in S5E2. Note the breastplate.

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So, why is the new Mountain devoted only to Cersei? Because he swore it himself. We don't hear it in his own voice, but we get the gist from Qyburn. Again from S5E10, "If it please, your Grace, he has taken a holy vow of silence. He has sworn that he will not speak until all his Grace's enemies are dead," i.e. Cersei's enemies.

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    Good answer, only one problem, KG swears fealty to the King, not to his family. But afterwards, King or his regent may assign a KG to any task which may include guarding members of the royal family.
    – Aegon
    Jun 14 '16 at 7:29
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    @Aegon you've got it wrong. "The Kingsguard, also known poetically as the White Swords or white cloaks, are the royal bodyguards of the Iron Throne. Supposedly the finest knights in the Seven Kingdoms, they are sworn to protect their king and the royal family with their own lives". Reference Kingsguard
    – Nika G.
    Jun 14 '16 at 12:07
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    @NikaG. Yes and their loyalty lies to their King and only their king (Which is actually part of their oath). No one else. Would you elaborate on what exactly did I got wrong?
    – Aegon
    Jun 14 '16 at 12:08
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    Maybe you're confused because I did not use the explicit word "Sworn Shield". Viserys I assigned Ser Criston Cole, a Kingsguard as personal shield of Rhaenyra Targaryen. Later same KG was assigned to same task for Queen Alicent Hightower by the King. Similarly, King may take away that protection from any Royal member if he feels like it.
    – Aegon
    Jun 14 '16 at 12:09
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    @nika yes they are sworn to defend the royal blood and they do serve as personal guard of a certain royal if the king commands. Gregor is acting as personal shield of cersei.
    – Aegon
    Jun 14 '16 at 12:34

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