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("Great House" is an informal designation which cannot be removed by decree; even the Targaryens are still a "Great House" in theory.)
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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]] inherited the title when Eddard was executed for treason on the orders of King [[Joffrey Baratheon]]. At the outbreak of the [[War of the Five Kings]], Robb abandoned 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]] inherited the title when Eddard was executed for treason on the orders of King [[Joffrey Baratheon]]. At the outbreak of the [[War of the Five Kings]], Robb abandoned 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>
   
Following the [[Red Wedding]], [[House Bolton]] was rewarded with rulership of the North for their part in the [[Red Wedding]], during which [[Roose Bolton]] personally killed Robb Stark by stabbing him throat the heart.<ref>"[[Mhysa]]"</ref>
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Following the [[Red Wedding]], [[House Bolton]] was 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.<ref>"[[Mhysa]]"</ref>
   
 
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Revision as of 18:20, June 19, 2013

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.[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 inherited the title when Eddard was executed for treason on the orders of King Joffrey Baratheon. At the outbreak of the War of the Five Kings, Robb abandoned 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 was 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]

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Lord: Lord Roose Bolton Heir: Ramsay Bolton
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Seat: Winterfell
The Dreadfort (former)
Lands: The North
Title(s): Red King (former) · Lord of the Dreadfort · Warden of the North · Lord Paramount of the North · Lord of Winterfell
Ancestors:Rogar Bolton
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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