Halys Hornwood

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Halys Hornwood
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Title Lord of the Hornwood[1]
Allegiance House Hornwood
Culture Northmen
Died In 298 AC, at the Green Fork[2]
Spouse Lady Donella Manderly
Book(s) A Game of Thrones (appears)
A Clash of Kings (mentioned)
A Storm of Swords (appendix)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (mentioned)

Halys Hornwood[N 1] is Lord of the Hornwood and head of House Hornwood. He is the husband of Lady Donella Manderly and the father of a trueborn heir, Daryn, and a natural son, Larence Snow.[3]


Halys is jovial and ever-obliging.[4][5]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Lord Halys goes to Winterfell when Robb Stark calls the banners. He gives gifts to Robb in hopes that he will give him leave to dam the White Knife, hunting privileges north of a ridge, and a holdfast taken from his grandfather.[4] He is sent with Lord Roose Bolton when the northern army splits at the Twins. He is killed at the Battle of the Green Fork.[2]


Donella Manderly
Leobald Tallhart
Larence Snow
Brandon Tallhart
Beren Tallhart


  1. In A Clash of Kings, Bran II he is first called Harys before being called Halys. He is called Halys in the Appendix of A Feast for Crows as well.