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'''House Hornwood of Hornwood''' is a noble [[The North|Northern]] House, now sworn to [[House Bolton]] after the death of its Lord and Heir. Their sigil is a bull moose, brown on a field of dark orange.<ref>[[A Game of Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 53|Chapter 53]], Bran</ref><ref>[[A Game of Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 55|Chapter 55]], Catelyn</ref><ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/2/#In the North]</ref> Their words are "Righteous in Wrath."<ref>The Citadel. [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Mottoes/ House Mottoes]</ref> The lands of the house border those of [[House Bolton]] and [[House Manderly]].<ref>[[A Clash of Kings]], [[A Clash of Kings-Chapter 16|Chapter 16]], Bran</ref>
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'''House Hornwood of Hornwood''' is a noble house whose seat is [[Hornwood]] in [[the North]]. Their sigil is a bull moose, brown on a field of dark orange.{{ref|AGOT|53}}{{ref|AGOT|55}}<ref>The Citadel. Heraldry: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Houses/2/#In the North]</ref> Their words are "Righteous in Wrath."<ref>The Citadel. [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/Heraldry/Mottoes/ House Mottoes]</ref> The lands of the house, which include the forest of the Hornwood,{{ref|ADWD|20}} border those of [[House Bolton]] and [[House Manderly]].{{ref|ACOK|16}}
  
==The Hornwood House at the end of the third century==
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==Recent Events==
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===''A Game of Thrones''===
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[[Bran Stark]] sees the Hornwoods at [[Winterfell]] after [[Robb Stark]] calls the northern banners.{{ref|AGOT|53}} When the northern army splits at [[the Twins]], Lord [[Halys Hornwood]] goes with [[Roose Bolton]]'s army and his heir, [[Daryn Hornwood|Daryn]], accompanies Robb to free [[Riverrun]]. The banners of House Hornwood are spotted by [[Tyrion Lannister]] at the [[Battle of the Green Fork]], at which Halys is killed.{{ref|AGOT|62}} Daryn is one of [[Robb's personal guard]] at the [[Battle of the Whispering Wood]], where he is killed by Ser [[Jaime Lannister]].{{ref|AGOT|63}}
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===''A Clash of Kings''===
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Halys's widow, [[Donella Hornwood|Donella]], is now Lady of [[Hornwood]], but a matter of succession arises. House Hornwood is connected by the female line with [[House Karstark]], [[House Flint]] and [[House Tallhart]], while Halys's bastard, [[Larence Snow]], is fostered at [[Deepwood Motte]]. Donella arrives at Winterfell for the harvest feast and meets with Bran and Ser [[Rodrik Cassel]]. She warns them that [[Ramsay Snow]], Lord [[Roose Bolton]]'s bastard, is gathering soldiers at the [[Dreadfort]]. Maester [[Luwin]] advises her to increase her harvest storage from a fifth to a quarter. [[Mors Umber]] and [[Wyman Manderly]] advance themselves as possible suitors to Lady Donella.{{ref|ACOK|16}}
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Lady Hornwood is captured by and forced to marry Ramsay Snow, the Bastard of Bolton. Her cousin, Lord [[Wyman Manderly]], has forces from [[House Manderly]] take the Hornwood castle from Ramsay.{{ref|ACOK|28}} Rodrik tries to rescue Donella, but discovers that Ramsay locked her in a tower and allowed her to starve to death. Rodrik tells Luwin that Ramsay and Donella's wedding appears to have been lawful and that she designated Ramsay as her heir before her death.{{ref|ACOK|35}}
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When Rodrik aims to retake [[Winterfell]] from the [[ironborn]], [[Theon Greyjoy]] spies some Hornwood banners among his host. Ramsay kills Rodrik, abducts Theon, and [[Sack of Winterfell|sacks Winterfell]].{{ref|ACOK|66}}
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
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After the [[Battle of the Ruby Ford]], Lord [[Roose Bolton]] leaves, among others, a hundred Hornwood bowmen to guard the [[Trident]].{{Ref|aSoS|49}} Larence Snow is held as a captive by [[Asha Greyjoy]] at [[Battle of Deepwood Motte|Deepwood Motte]].{{ref|ASOS|Appendix}}
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===''A Feast for Crows''===
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[[Brienne of Tarth]] spots the badge of House Hornwood among those that had been collected from the dead after the [[Battle of Duskendale]].{{Ref|aFfC|9}}
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===''A Dance with Dragons''===
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[[Davos Seaworth]] learns that [[smallfolk]] from along the [[White Knife]] and the Hornwood have been seeking protection at [[White Harbor]] with the Manderlys. Some Hornwood men are also reported to have joined [[Ramsay Bolton]]'s force marching on [[Moat Cailin]].{{ref|ADWD|15}} [[Theon Greyjoy]] sees the moose of the Hornwoods amongst the banners flying above [[Barrow Hall]].{{ref|ADWD|32}} [[Stannis Baratheon]] writes to [[Jon Snow]] that his growing army now contains some Hornwood men who survived Ramsay's betrayal of Rodrik.{{ref|ADWD|35}}
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As Lord of the Hornwood, Ramsay marries "Arya Stark", actually [[Jeyne Poole]], at Winterfell.{{ref|ADWD|37}} Lady [[Barbrey Dustin]] tells Theon that the Hornwood men at Winterfell in preparation for the [[Siege of Winterfell]] have not forgotten how Ramsay treated Lady [[Donella Hornwood]].{{ref|ADWD|41}}
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[[Larence Snow]], the late Lord Halys Hornwood's bastard, is presumably freed from captivity when Stannis [[retaking of Deepwood Motte|recovers Deepwood Motte]] from Asha.{{ref|ADWD|42}}
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==House Hornwood at the end of the third century==
 
The known Hornwoods during the timespan of the events described in ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' are:
 
The known Hornwoods during the timespan of the events described in ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' are:
  
 
* Lord [[Halys Hornwood|{Halys Hornwood}]], slain at the [[Battle of the Green Fork]].
 
* Lord [[Halys Hornwood|{Halys Hornwood}]], slain at the [[Battle of the Green Fork]].
** Lady [[Donella Manderly|{Donella Manderly}]], his wife, imprisoned and starved to death by [[Ramsay Bolton]].
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** Lady [[Donella Hornwood|{Donella Hornwood}]], his wife, imprisoned and starved to death by [[Ramsay Bolton]].
 
*** [[Daryn Hornwood|{Daryn Hornwood}]], his son, slain at the [[Battle of the Whispering Wood]].
 
*** [[Daryn Hornwood|{Daryn Hornwood}]], his son, slain at the [[Battle of the Whispering Wood]].
 
*** [[Larence Snow]], the Bastard of Hornwood. Nearly 12 years old; fostered at [[Deepwood Motte]].
 
*** [[Larence Snow]], the Bastard of Hornwood. Nearly 12 years old; fostered at [[Deepwood Motte]].
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==References in the books==
 
===''A Song of Ice and Fire''===
 
* The banners of House Hornwood are seen by [[Bran Stark]] at [[Winterfell]].
 
* When the Northern army splits at [[the Twins]], Lord [[Halys Hornwood]] goes with [[Roose Bolton]]'s army and [[Daryn Hornwood]] accompanies [[Robb Stark]] to free [[Riverrun]].
 
* The banners of House Hornwood are spotted by [[Tyrion Lannister]] at the [[Battle of the Green Fork]], at which Lord Halys is killed.
 
* Daryn Hornwood is one of [[Robb's personal guard]] at the [[Battle of the Whispering Wood]], where he is killed by Ser [[Jaime Lannister]].
 
* Lady [[Donella Manderly]] is now Lady of Hornwood, but a matter of succession arises. House Hornwood is connected by the female line with [[House Karstark]], [[House Flint]] and [[House Tallhart]].
 
* [[Mors Umber]] and [[Wyman Manderly]] advance themselves as possible suitors to Lady Donella.
 
* Lady Donella is captured by and forced to marry [[Ramsay Snow]], the Bastard of Bolton. He later left her to starve to death.
 
* [[House Manderly]] forces take the [[Hornwood]] castle from Ramsay Snow, but Maester [[Luwin]] and Ser [[Rodrik Cassel]] believe that Ramsay's claim may be true.
 
* When Ser Rodrik aims to retake [[Winterfell]], [[Theon Greyjoy]] spies some Hornwood banners among his host.
 
* After the [[Battle of the Ruby Ford]], Lord [[Roose Bolton]] left, among others, a hundred Hornwood bowmen to guard the [[Trident]].{{Ref|aSoS|49}}
 
* Larence Snow was held as a captive by [[Asha Greyjoy]] at [[Deepwood Motte]].
 
* [[Brienne of Tarth]] spots the badge of House Hornwood among those that had been collected from the dead after the [[Battle of Duskendale]].{{Ref|aFfC|9}}
 
* During the [[Siege of Winterfell]], Hornwood men are with [[House Bolton]] and Wyman Manderly within the castle. Which loyalty they will prefer remains to be seen.
 
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 17:12, 24 September 2013

House Hornwood of Hornwood
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Coat of arms Tenné, a Bull-Moose proper
Words Righteous in Wrath
Seat Hornwood
Region the North
Title Lord of Hornwood
Overlord House Bolton

House Hornwood of Hornwood is a noble house whose seat is Hornwood in the North. Their sigil is a bull moose, brown on a field of dark orange.[1][2][3] Their words are "Righteous in Wrath."[4] The lands of the house, which include the forest of the Hornwood,[5] border those of House Bolton and House Manderly.[6]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Bran Stark sees the Hornwoods at Winterfell after Robb Stark calls the northern banners.[1] When the northern army splits at the Twins, Lord Halys Hornwood goes with Roose Bolton's army and his heir, Daryn, accompanies Robb to free Riverrun. The banners of House Hornwood are spotted by Tyrion Lannister at the Battle of the Green Fork, at which Halys is killed.[7] Daryn is one of Robb's personal guard at the Battle of the Whispering Wood, where he is killed by Ser Jaime Lannister.[8]

A Clash of Kings

Halys's widow, Donella, is now Lady of Hornwood, but a matter of succession arises. House Hornwood is connected by the female line with House Karstark, House Flint and House Tallhart, while Halys's bastard, Larence Snow, is fostered at Deepwood Motte. Donella arrives at Winterfell for the harvest feast and meets with Bran and Ser Rodrik Cassel. She warns them that Ramsay Snow, Lord Roose Bolton's bastard, is gathering soldiers at the Dreadfort. Maester Luwin advises her to increase her harvest storage from a fifth to a quarter. Mors Umber and Wyman Manderly advance themselves as possible suitors to Lady Donella.[6]

Lady Hornwood is captured by and forced to marry Ramsay Snow, the Bastard of Bolton. Her cousin, Lord Wyman Manderly, has forces from House Manderly take the Hornwood castle from Ramsay.[9] Rodrik tries to rescue Donella, but discovers that Ramsay locked her in a tower and allowed her to starve to death. Rodrik tells Luwin that Ramsay and Donella's wedding appears to have been lawful and that she designated Ramsay as her heir before her death.[10]

When Rodrik aims to retake Winterfell from the ironborn, Theon Greyjoy spies some Hornwood banners among his host. Ramsay kills Rodrik, abducts Theon, and sacks Winterfell.[11]

A Storm of Swords

After the Battle of the Ruby Ford, Lord Roose Bolton leaves, among others, a hundred Hornwood bowmen to guard the Trident.[12] Larence Snow is held as a captive by Asha Greyjoy at Deepwood Motte.[13]

A Feast for Crows

Brienne of Tarth spots the badge of House Hornwood among those that had been collected from the dead after the Battle of Duskendale.[14]

A Dance with Dragons

Davos Seaworth learns that smallfolk from along the White Knife and the Hornwood have been seeking protection at White Harbor with the Manderlys. Some Hornwood men are also reported to have joined Ramsay Bolton's force marching on Moat Cailin.[15] Theon Greyjoy sees the moose of the Hornwoods amongst the banners flying above Barrow Hall.[16] Stannis Baratheon writes to Jon Snow that his growing army now contains some Hornwood men who survived Ramsay's betrayal of Rodrik.[17]

As Lord of the Hornwood, Ramsay marries "Arya Stark", actually Jeyne Poole, at Winterfell.[18] Lady Barbrey Dustin tells Theon that the Hornwood men at Winterfell in preparation for the Siege of Winterfell have not forgotten how Ramsay treated Lady Donella Hornwood.[19]

Larence Snow, the late Lord Halys Hornwood's bastard, is presumably freed from captivity when Stannis recovers Deepwood Motte from Asha.[20]

House Hornwood at the end of the third century

The known Hornwoods during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unknown
woman
 
Halys
 
Donella
Manderly
 
Berena
 
Leobald
Tallhart
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Larence
Snow
 
Daryn
 
 
 
Brandon
Tallhart
 
Beren
Tallhart
 


References and Notes