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[[File:Roose-bolton-house-stark-35030956-2000-1331.jpg|thumb|right|250px|[[Roose Bolton]]; current Lord Paramount of the North.]]
 
[[File:Roose-bolton-house-stark-35030956-2000-1331.jpg|thumb|right|250px|[[Roose Bolton]]; current Lord Paramount of the North.]]
'''Lords Paramount of the North''' is a title in ''Game of Thrones''. The holder of the title comes from the [[Great House]] of the [[North]] and acts as an overlord for the region of the North. Traditionally, the title of Lord Paramount of the North has been held by the [[Lord of Winterfell|Lord of Winterfell]] from [[House Stark]]. The Starks have held the title since King [[Torrhen Stark]] surrendered as [[King in the North|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.<ref>"The Complete Guide to Westeros: House Stark" featurette, Season 1 Blu Ray boxset</ref>
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'''Lords Paramount of the North''' is a title in ''Game of Thrones''. The holder of the title comes from the [[Great House]] of the [[North]] and acts as an overlord for the region of the North. Traditionally, the title of Lord Paramount of the North has been held by the [[Lord of Winterfell|Lords of Winterfell]] from [[House Stark]]. The Starks have held the title since King [[Torrhen Stark]] surrendered as [[King in the North|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.<ref>"The Complete Guide to Westeros: House Stark" featurette, Season 1 Blu Ray boxset</ref>
   
 
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 Stark (Son of Rickard)|Brandon]] were executed by King Aerys.<ref>[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season2/#!/guide/houses/stark/rickard-stark/ HBO viewers guide, season 2 guide to houses, House Stark - Rickard Stark entry]</ref> Eddard's son [[Robb Stark]] inherits the title when Eddard os executed for treason on the orders of King [[Joffrey Baratheon]]. At the outbreak of the [[War of the Five Kings]], Robb abandons his fealty to the [[Iron Throne]], however, and this title when he was declared [[King in the North]] by his bannermen.<ref>[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season2/#!/guide/houses/stark/ HBO viewers guide, season 2 guide to houses, House Stark entry]</ref>
 
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 Stark (Son of Rickard)|Brandon]] were executed by King Aerys.<ref>[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season2/#!/guide/houses/stark/rickard-stark/ HBO viewers guide, season 2 guide to houses, House Stark - Rickard Stark entry]</ref> Eddard's son [[Robb Stark]] inherits the title when Eddard os executed for treason on the orders of King [[Joffrey Baratheon]]. At the outbreak of the [[War of the Five Kings]], Robb abandons his fealty to the [[Iron Throne]], however, and this title when he was declared [[King in the North]] by his bannermen.<ref>[http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season2/#!/guide/houses/stark/ HBO viewers guide, season 2 guide to houses, House Stark entry]</ref>

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Roose Bolton; current Lord Paramount of the North.

Lords Paramount of the North is a title in Game of Thrones. The holder of the title comes from the Great House of the North and acts as an overlord for the region of the North. Traditionally, the title of Lord Paramount of the North has been held by the Lords of Winterfell from House Stark. The Starks 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.[1]

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.[2] Eddard's son Robb Stark inherits the title when Eddard os executed for treason on the orders of King Joffrey Baratheon. At the outbreak of the War of the Five Kings, Robb abandons his fealty to the Iron Throne, however, and this title when he was declared King in the North by his bannermen.[3]

Following the Red WeddingHouse Bolton is rewarded with rulership of the North for their part in the Red Wedding, during which Roose Bolton personally killed Robb Stark by stabbing him through the heart.[4]

References

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Lord: Lord Roose Bolton Heir: Ramsay Snow
House-Bolton-heraldry
Seat: The Dreadfort Lands: The North
Title(s): Lord of the Dreadfort · Warden of the North · Lord Paramount of the North
Current members:Walda Bolton
Deceased members:Domeric Bolton
Household:Locke · Reek · Steelshanks · Myranda· {Tansy} · Violet · {Master Torturer}
Overlord:House Baratheon of King's Landing

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