Benfred Tallhart

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Benfred Tallhart
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Allegiance House Tallhart
Culture Northmen
Born In After 281 AC
Died In 299 AC, at Stony Shore
Book(s) A Clash of Kings (appears)
A Storm of Swords (mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (mentioned)

Benfred Tallhart is the eldest son and heir of Ser Helman Tallhart, the head of House Tallhart.


Benfred is tall, noisy and abrupt. He is described as a big, bluff, loud boy, with a thick neck.[1][2]


During his visits to Winterfell, Benfred was often found in the company of Robb Stark and Theon Greyjoy.

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

When Helman Tallhart departs Torrhen's Square for Moat Cailin to join Robb Stark, he leaves Benfred at home. Hellman names Benfred's uncle, Leobald, as castellan.[1]

A Clash of Kings

Excited by Robb Stark's success during the War of the Five Kings, Benfred surrounds himself with a company of lances called the Wild Hares.[1]

Benfred and his company ride out to the Stony Shore to see if the rumors of ironborn raiding are true. They do not expect that the enemy will have many men and do not send scouts ahead. Theon Greyjoy and his ironmen easily surprise and defeat the Wild Hares. The wounded Benfred refuses to answer any questions, calls Theon a traitor and spits on him. For this Aeron Greyjoy has him drowned.[2]


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