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| Titles=[[Lord of Last Hearth]]
 
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| Seat=[[Last Hearth]]
 
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| Lord=[[Greatjon Umber]]
 
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| Heir=[[Smalljon Umber]]
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| Allegiance=[[House Bolton]]
 
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{{Quote|The Umbers are great warriors. Even I heard about them growing up.|Osha|The Rains of Castamere (episode)}}
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{{Quote|The Umbers are great warriors. Even I heard about them growing up.|[[Osha]]|The Rains of Castamere (episode)}}
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'''House Umber''' of the [[Last Hearth]] is a vassal house that holds fealty to [[House Stark]] of [[Winterfell]]. Their lands are in the far north of the Stark territories, just south of [[the Wall]] and the lands held by the [[Night's Watch]]. Their stronghold is a castle called Last Hearth and the head of the house is the [[Lord of Last Hearth]].
 
'''House Umber''' of the [[Last Hearth]] is a vassal house that holds fealty to [[House Stark]] of [[Winterfell]]. Their lands are in the far north of the Stark territories, just south of [[the Wall]] and the lands held by the [[Night's Watch]]. Their stronghold is a castle called Last Hearth and the head of the house is the [[Lord of Last Hearth]].
   
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==Members==
 
==Members==
[[File:Greatjon.png|thumb|Greatjon Umber, head of House Umber]]
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[[File:Greatjon.png|thumb|Greatjon Umber, head of House Umber.]]
 
* Lord [[Greatjon Umber]], the current head of the family.
 
* Lord [[Greatjon Umber]], the current head of the family.
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** [[Smalljon Umber]], his son and heir.
   
==Image gallery==
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==Image Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
House Umber.png|HBO viewer's guide image of the House Umber sigil
 
House Umber.png|HBO viewer's guide image of the House Umber sigil
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Umber-small.png|Small icon of House Umber from the HBO viewers guide.
 
Umber-small.png|Small icon of House Umber from the HBO viewers guide.
 
House Umber tourney.jpg|The banner of House Umber at the [[Tournament|Tourney of the Hand]] in "[[Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things]]".
 
House Umber tourney.jpg|The banner of House Umber at the [[Tournament|Tourney of the Hand]] in "[[Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things]]".
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Umber-map-marker.jpg|A map marker used to represent the forces of House Umber.
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Snowbowl.jpg|Infantryman of House Umber marching into battle alongside [[Ramsay Bolton]].
 
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==Family tree==
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{{House Umber family tree}}
   
 
==In the books==
 
==In the books==
In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, the Umbers are strong supporters of the Starks, but only truly respect strength. The Umbers are strong, formidable warriors who enjoy life to the full, although some of the family members are less reputable. Their lands are close to the Wall and they are bitterly opposed to the [[Wildlings]], as sometimes small wildling bands who evade the Watch raid their lands.
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In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, the Umbers are staunch supporters of the Starks, but truly respect strength alone. The Umbers are strong, formidable warriors who enjoy life to the full, although some of the family members are less reputable, with some Umber lords said to still practice the banned tradition of First Night. Their lands are close to the Wall and they are bitterly opposed to the [[Wildlings]], as sometimes small wildling bands who evade the Watch raid their lands.
   
The Umbers are the northernmost noble House in Westeros, and may be named after the real English county of Northumberland.
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The Umbers are the northernmost noble House in Westeros, and may be named after the real English county of Northumberland or the medieval Anglian kingdom of Northumbria.
   
House Umber's sigil in the books is different to the TV show. In the books, the sigil is a roaring giant in chains.
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House Umber's [[Heraldry]] in the books is different to the TV show. In the books, the sigil is a roaring giant in chains, but in the TV show it is just the chains. Coincidentally, this makes House Umber's sigil in the TV series greatly resemble that of [http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/House_Roxton House Roxton] in the novels: Four golden chains linked by a central ring on sky blue. There isn't much chance of overlap in the TV narrative, however: the Umbers appear very prominently in both the books and novels, while House Roxton (a family from the Reach) hasn't been established in the TV show at all, and has barely even been mentioned in the main novels. The only appearance that House Roxton actually made was in a listing of heraldry designs released by Martin (though characters from House Roxton appear in some of the prequel novellas).
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When Greatjon joined Robb's army, he took most of the Umber troops, leaving behind the green boys and the old. Following the Red Wedding, Mors Umber and the green boys join Stannis in [[Battle of Winterfell|his campaign against the Boltons]], while Hother Umber and the greybeards reluctantly join the Boltons because Greatjon is held captive by the Freys.
   
 
Members:
 
Members:
* Lord [[Greatjon Umber]], the current head of the family.
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* Lord [[Greatjon Umber]], the current head of the family. Taken captive by the Freys in the [[Red Wedding]]. Grandson of Hoarfrost Umber, by Hoarfrost's eldest son.
** Smalljon Umber, the Greatjon's son and heir.
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** {Smalljon Umber}, the Greatjon's son and heir. Slain by the Boltons in the Red Wedding.
* Mors "Crowfood" Umber, the Greatjon's uncle.
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** Several unnamed children (at least one son and two daughters).
* Hother "Whoresbane" Umber, the Greatjon's uncle.
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* Mors "Crowfood" Umber, the Greatjon's uncle, younger son of Hoarfrost Umber.
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* Hother "Whoresbane" Umber, the Greatjon's uncle, youngest son of Hoarfrost Umber.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
* [http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/House_Umber House Umber at A Wiki of Ice and Fire] (MAJOR spoilers from the books)
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* {{AWOIAF}} (MAJOR spoilers from the books)
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== References==
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[[Category:Noble houses|Umber]]
 
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[[Category:Vassal houses|Umber]]
 
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"The Umbers are great warriors. Even I heard about them growing up."
Osha[src]

House Umber of the Last Hearth is a vassal house that holds fealty to House Stark of Winterfell. Their lands are in the far north of the Stark territories, just south of the Wall and the lands held by the Night's Watch. Their stronghold is a castle called Last Hearth and the head of the house is the Lord of Last Hearth.

House Umber's sigil is four chains linked by a central ring. Their motto is not known at present.

MembersEdit

Greatjon

Greatjon Umber, head of House Umber.

Image GalleryEdit

Family treeEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Greatjon familytree
Greatjon Umber
 
House-Umber-Family-Tree-Icon
Unknown
Lady Umber
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
House-Umber-Family-Tree-Icon
Smalljon Umber
 

In the booksEdit

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, the Umbers are staunch supporters of the Starks, but truly respect strength alone. The Umbers are strong, formidable warriors who enjoy life to the full, although some of the family members are less reputable, with some Umber lords said to still practice the banned tradition of First Night. Their lands are close to the Wall and they are bitterly opposed to the Wildlings, as sometimes small wildling bands who evade the Watch raid their lands.

The Umbers are the northernmost noble House in Westeros, and may be named after the real English county of Northumberland or the medieval Anglian kingdom of Northumbria.

House Umber's Heraldry in the books is different to the TV show. In the books, the sigil is a roaring giant in chains, but in the TV show it is just the chains. Coincidentally, this makes House Umber's sigil in the TV series greatly resemble that of House Roxton in the novels: Four golden chains linked by a central ring on sky blue. There isn't much chance of overlap in the TV narrative, however: the Umbers appear very prominently in both the books and novels, while House Roxton (a family from the Reach) hasn't been established in the TV show at all, and has barely even been mentioned in the main novels. The only appearance that House Roxton actually made was in a listing of heraldry designs released by Martin (though characters from House Roxton appear in some of the prequel novellas).

When Greatjon joined Robb's army, he took most of the Umber troops, leaving behind the green boys and the old. Following the Red Wedding, Mors Umber and the green boys join Stannis in his campaign against the Boltons, while Hother Umber and the greybeards reluctantly join the Boltons because Greatjon is held captive by the Freys.

Members:

  • Lord Greatjon Umber, the current head of the family. Taken captive by the Freys in the Red Wedding. Grandson of Hoarfrost Umber, by Hoarfrost's eldest son.
    • {Smalljon Umber}, the Greatjon's son and heir. Slain by the Boltons in the Red Wedding.
    • Several unnamed children (at least one son and two daughters).
  • Mors "Crowfood" Umber, the Greatjon's uncle, younger son of Hoarfrost Umber.
  • Hother "Whoresbane" Umber, the Greatjon's uncle, youngest son of Hoarfrost Umber.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


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House Umber
Lord: Lord Greatjon Umber Heir: Smalljon Umber
House-Umber-Main-Shield
Seat: Last Hearth Lands: The North
Title(s): Lord of Last Hearth
Ancestors:Morag Umber · Hothor Umber · Amarylis Umber · Harkon Umber · Mycah Umber · Lucan Umber · Gareth Umber · Joseth Umber · Regan Umber · Corin Umber · Brandon Umber · Kear Umber · Finn Umber · Emilia Umber · Morgana Umber · Maynard Umber · Cedric Umber
Overlord:House Bolton

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