Lords Paramount of the North is a title in Game of Thrones. The holder is the Great House of the North. House Stark is the holder during the series. They have held the title since King Torrhen Stark surrendered as Kings in the North to Aegon Targaryen in the Wars of Conquest. Torrhen was the first Lord Paramount of the North and served King Aegon the Conqueror. Torrhen's descendant Rickard Stark held the title under King Aerys II Targaryen. His son Eddard Stark inherited the title when Rickard and his heir, Brandon were executed by King Aerys. Eddard's son Robb Stark inherited the title when Eddard was executed for treason on the orders of King Joffrey Baratheon. Robb abandoned his fealty to the Iron Throne, however, and this title when he was declared King in the North by his bannermen.
- ↑ "The Complete Guide to Westeros: House Stark" featurette, Season 1 Blu Ray boxset
- ↑ HBO viewers guide, season 2 guide to houses, House Stark - Rickard Stark entry
- ↑ HBO viewers guide, season 2 guide to houses, House Stark entry
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|Lord:||King Robb Stark||Heir:||Prince Bran Stark|
|Title(s):||King in the North · Lord Paramount of the North · Lord of Winterfell|
|Ancestors:||Brandon the Builder · Rodrik Stark · Karlon Stark · Torrhen Stark|
|Current members:||Catelyn Stark · Talisa Stark · Sansa Stark · Arya Stark · Rickon Stark · Benjen Stark · Jon Snow|
|Deceased members:||Rickard Stark · Brandon Stark · Eddard Stark · Lyanna Stark|
|Household:||Ser Rodrik Cassel · Maester Luwin · Jory Cassel · Vayon Poole · Septa Mordane · Theon Greyjoy · Jeyne Poole · Osha · Hodor · Farlen · Old Nan · Mikken · Varly · Heward · Wyl · Tomard · Tommy · Jacks|