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{{Quote|[[Rickard Karstark]], Lord of Karhold, here in sight of gods and men I sentence you to die.|[[Robb Stark]]|Kissed by Fire}}
 
[[Image:Karhold Pin.png|thumb|right|200px|Map showing the location of [[Karhold]] on the continent of [[Westeros]].]]
 
[[Image:Karhold Pin.png|thumb|right|200px|Map showing the location of [[Karhold]] on the continent of [[Westeros]].]]
 
'''Karhold''' is the seat of [[House Karstark]], a vassal house holding fealty to [[House Stark]] of [[Winterfell]]. It is located in the far east of [[the North]], south of the [[Bay of Seals]] and inland from the coast of the [[Shivering Sea]].
 
'''Karhold''' is the seat of [[House Karstark]], a vassal house holding fealty to [[House Stark]] of [[Winterfell]]. It is located in the far east of [[the North]], south of the [[Bay of Seals]] and inland from the coast of the [[Shivering Sea]].
   
The castle was founded by [[Karlon Stark]], a younger son of the then-[[King in the North]]. He was rewarded by his father with the castle for putting down a rebellion by [[House Bolton]] of the [[Dreadfort]], with land confiscated from the Boltons. The castle was then called "Karl's Hold". Over the centuries Karl's Hold became Karhold, and the Karl's Hold Starks became House Karstark.<ref>[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season1/#!/locations/karhold/ HBO viewers guide, season 1 map, Karhold entry]</ref><ref>[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season2/#!/locations/karhold/ HBO viewers guide, season 2 map, Karhold entry]</ref>
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The castle was founded by [[Karlon Stark]], a younger son of the then-[[King in the North]] after he was rewarded with lands by his father for putting down a rebellion by [[House Bolton]] of the [[Dreadfort]]. The castle was then called "Karl's Hold". Over the centuries Karl's Hold became Karhold, and the Karl's Hold Starks became House Karstark.<ref>[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season1/#!/locations/karhold/ HBO viewers guide, season 1 map, Karhold entry]</ref><ref>[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season2/#!/locations/karhold/ HBO viewers guide, season 2 map, Karhold entry]</ref>
   
 
==In the books==
 
==In the books==
In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, Karhold's position is the same and House Karstark remain amongst the Stark's strongest and most loyal supporters.
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In the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, Karhold's location and history are the same.
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==See also==
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* {{AWOIAF}} (MAJOR spoilers from the books)
   
 
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* [http://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/Karhold Karhold at A Wiki of Ice and Fire.]
 
 
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"Rickard Karstark, Lord of Karhold, here in sight of gods and men I sentence you to die."
Robb Stark[src]
Karhold Pin

Map showing the location of Karhold on the continent of Westeros.

Karhold is the seat of House Karstark, a vassal house holding fealty to House Stark of Winterfell. It is located in the far east of the North, south of the Bay of Seals and inland from the coast of the Shivering Sea.

The castle was founded by Karlon Stark, a younger son of the then-King in the North after he was rewarded with lands by his father for putting down a rebellion by House Bolton of the Dreadfort. The castle was then called "Karl's Hold". Over the centuries Karl's Hold became Karhold, and the Karl's Hold Starks became House Karstark.[1][2]

In the booksEdit

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Karhold's location and history are the same.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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Lord: Heir:
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Seat: Karhold Lands: The North
Title(s): Lord of Karhold
Ancestors:Brandon the Builder · Rodrik Stark · Karlon Stark · Beric Karstark · Mara Karstark · Commard Karstark · Regan Karstark · Berrican Karstark · Petyr Karstark · Laurence Karstark · Jon Karstark
Deceased members:Rickard Karstark · Torrhen Karstark · Harrion Karstark
Overlord:House Bolton

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