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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. The castle is located along the northwestern edge of the Sheepshead Hills,[1] which are within the dominion of House Manderly,[2] and the Hornwood lands neighbor those of House Bolton to the north.[3] Its ruler is known as the Lord of the Hornwood;[4] there is presumably a forest called the Hornwood which is ruled by the castle.


Recent Events

A Clash of Kings

After Ramsay Snow kidnaps and forcibly marries the widowed Lady Donella Hornwood, Lord Wyman Manderly seizes Hornwood to prevent it from falling into Ramsay's hands.[5]

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.[6]

As a condition for peace with the Iron Throne, Wyman Manderly relinquishes his claim on Hornwood.[7] During the wedding of "Arya Stark" to Ramsay Snow, now legitimized as Ramsay Bolton, in Winterfell, Ramsay is introduced as Lord of the Hornwood.[8]

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