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| conflict = [[War of the Five Kings]]
 
| conflict = [[War of the Five Kings]]
 
| date = [[299 AL]]
 
| date = [[299 AL]]
| place = [[c], [[The Westerlands]]
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| place = [[the Crag|Crag]], [[The Westerlands]]
 
| result = Stark victory  
 
| result = Stark victory  
 
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| combatant1 = [[House Stark|Stark]] army
 
| combatant1 = [[House Stark|Stark]] army
 
| combatant2 = [[House Westerling]]  
 
| combatant2 = [[House Westerling]]  
| commander1 = [[Robb Stark]]<br>[[[Jon Umber (Smalljon)|Smalljon Umber]<br>[[Black Walder Frey]]
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| commander1 = [[Robb Stark]]<br>[[Jon Umber (Smalljon)|Smalljon Umber]]<br>[[Black Walder Frey]]
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| commander2 = [[Rolph Spicer]]
 
| strength1 = less than 6,000
 
| strength1 = less than 6,000
 
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The '''Battle of the Crag''' was one of the many minor [[House Stark|Stark]] victories in the [[Westerlands]].
  
 
==Prelude==
 
==Prelude==
After winning the Battle of Ashford the Starks move on to the Crag.
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After winning the [[Battle of Ashemark]], the Starks moved on to the Crag as part of [[Robb Stark]]'s plan to draw [[Tywin Lannister]] west and out of the [[Riverlands]].
  
 
==Battle==
 
==Battle==
The Crag was stormed, with [[Jon Umberrhw (Smalljon)|Smalljon Umber]] and [[Black Walder Frey]] scaling the walls, while [[Robb Stark]] broke  through the main gate. Rhe <ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 14|Chapter 14]], Catelyn</ref>
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The Crag was stormed, with [[Jon Umber (Smalljon)|Smalljon Umber]] and [[Black Walder Frey]] scaling the walls, while [[Robb Stark]] broke  through the main gate. <ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 14|Chapter 14]], Catelyn</ref>
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==Aftermath==
 
==Aftermath==
Robb Stark took a wound and was nursed back to health by [[Jeyne Westerling]]. During the nursing, Robb deflowered Jeyne, and being an honorable man, married her shortly thereafter. As a consequence of thatthe [[House Westerling|Westerlings]] joined with [[House Stark]]. The Starks take the castle but Rob is wounded.<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 14|Chapter 14]], Catelyn</ref>
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Robb Stark took a wound and was nursed back to health by [[Jeyne Westerling]]. During the nursing, Robb deflowered Jeyne, and being an honorable man, married her shortly thereafter. As a consequence of that the [[House Westerling|Westerlings]] joined with [[House Stark]]. <ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 14|Chapter 14]], Catelyn</ref> However by marrying Jeyne, Robb broke his alliance with [[House Frey]], which would shatter his forces.
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{{Campaignbox War of the Five Kings}}
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==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==
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[[Category:Battles|Crag]]
 
[[Category:Battles|Crag]]

Revision as of 01:00, 5 August 2011

Battle of the Crag
Conflict War of the Five Kings
Date 299 AL
Place Crag, The Westerlands
Result Stark victory
Combatants
Stark army House Westerling
Commanders
Robb Stark
Smalljon Umber
Black Walder Frey
Rolph Spicer
Strength
less than 6,000 castle garrison

The Battle of the Crag was one of the many minor Stark victories in the Westerlands.

Prelude

After winning the Battle of Ashemark, the Starks moved on to the Crag as part of Robb Stark's plan to draw Tywin Lannister west and out of the Riverlands.

Battle

The Crag was stormed, with Smalljon Umber and Black Walder Frey scaling the walls, while Robb Stark broke through the main gate. [1]

Aftermath

Robb Stark took a wound and was nursed back to health by Jeyne Westerling. During the nursing, Robb deflowered Jeyne, and being an honorable man, married her shortly thereafter. As a consequence of that the Westerlings joined with House Stark. [2] However by marrying Jeyne, Robb broke his alliance with House Frey, which would shatter his forces.

War of the Five Kings

References and Notes