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The north and the location of Hornwood
The north and the location of Hornwood
The north and the location of Hornwood[1]

Hornwood is a castle in the north and the seat of House Hornwood.[2] The castle is located in the Hornwood forest near the northwestern edge of the Sheepshead Hills,[1] which are within the dominion of House Manderly,[3] and the Hornwood lands also neighbor those of House Bolton to the north.[4] Medrick serves as maester at the castle to Lord Halys Hornwood.[5]

Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

After Ramsay Snow kidnaps and forcibly marries the widowed Lady Donella Hornwood, Hornwood is seized by Lord Wyman Manderly to prevent it from falling into Ramsay's hands.[6]

A Dance with Dragons

Davos Seaworth learns that smallfolk from along the White Knife and Hornwood have been seeking protection at White Harbor with the Manderlys. Some Hornwood men are also reported to have joined Ramsay's force marching on Moat Cailin.[7]

As a condition for peace with the Iron Throne, Wyman Manderly relinquishes his claim on Hornwood lands and castles.[8] During the wedding of "Arya Stark" to Ramsay, now legitimized as Ramsay Bolton, in Winterfell, Ramsay is introduced as Lord of the Hornwood.[5]