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Walder Frey

Quarterly: a blue castle on silver-grey in I and IV, a black and white brindled boar on brown in II, a black plowman on brown in III

General Information

Walder Frey, called Little Walder, is an eight-years-old grandson of Lord Walder Frey. He quarters his arms with the arms of his mother, a Darry, and his grandmother, a Crakehall.


He was sent to Winterfell as a ward of Lady Catelyn as part of her negotiations with Lord Walder Frey. After the razing of Winterfell at the command of Ramsay Snow, the Bastard of Bolton, the Walders were taken by Ramsay to the Dreadfort. They becomes squires and learn cruel ways from him. Taken to Winterfell when the Boltons gather a host there to fight Stannis Baratheon, Little Walder is found murdered amidst a snowstorm. Big Walder, who discovered his body, claims that his cousin had gone in search of a man who owed him silver.