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"We caught the Kingslayer."
―Jacks to Catelyn Stark[src]

Jacks is a guardsman sworn to House Stark fighting for King Robb Stark in the War of the Five Kings.


Season 2

He alerts Catelyn Stark to the recapture of Ser Jaime Lannister, clashing with her sworn sword Brienne over entering her tent unannounced. He then accompanies Catelyn as she confronts Lord Rickard Karstark and convinces him to await the return of King Robb Stark to give him justice for Jaime's murder of Torrhen Karstark. Jacks glares at the Kingslayer as he thanks Lady Catelyn for her intervention.[1]


Season Two appearances
The North Remembers The Night Lands What Is Dead May Never Die Garden of Bones The Ghost of Harrenhal
The Old Gods and the New A Man Without Honor The Prince of Winterfell Blackwater Valar Morghulis


Jacks: "Lady Stark!"
Brienne of Tarth: "No farther."
Jacks: "Keep your hands off me, woman."
Brienne of Tarth: "Don't enter without an invitation, man!"
Jacks: "Forgive me."
— Jacks acquiesces to Brienne of Tarth.[src]

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Jacks is a similar minor character. He is one of the guards who accompany Eddard Stark to King's Landing. He is one of the few survivors of the massacre of the Stark household after Ned's arrest. He is later released to accompany Eddard's remains north.

See also


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Lord: Jon Snow Heir: Sansa Stark
Seat: Winterfell Lands: The North
Title(s): Lord Paramount of the North · Warden of the North · Lord of Winterfell

As independent kingdom: King in the North

Ancestors:Brandon the Builder · Brandon the Breaker · Dorren Stark · Rickard Stark · Rodrik Stark · Karlon Stark · Theon Stark · Osric Stark · Torrhen Stark · Cregan Stark
Current members:Arya Stark · Bran Stark
Deceased members:Rickard Stark · Brandon Stark · Lyanna Stark · Eddard Stark · Robb Stark · Talisa Stark · Catelyn Stark · Rickon Stark · Benjen Stark
Household:{Maester Luwin} · {Ser Rodrik Cassel} · {Jory Cassel} · {Vayon Poole} · Jeyne Poole · {Septa Mordane} · {Old Nan} · {Hodor} · {Farlen} · {Mikken} · {Osha} · Meera Reed · {Jojen Reed} · Brienne of Tarth · Podrick Payne · Davos Seaworth · Maester Wolkan