The soldier is begging her not to proceed but she insists on the necessity of amputation. And Roose Bolton is the Warden of the North. The TV series design has specified that the flayed man is displayed hanging upside down on an X-shaped cross. For centuries, the Red Kings of House Bolton resisted the efforts of the Stark Kings of Winter to unify the North under their rule, killing several Starks in the process, and, according to rumors, keeping their skins as trophies and even wearing them as cloaks. The Boltons' authority is contested by Stannis and several northern lords, and is begrudged by nearly all others. In the meantime Lord Bolton has also dispatched his "best hunters", led by Locke , to hunt down the fugitive Jaime Lannister , who had been liberated by Catelyn Stark in exchange for the freedom of her daughters, Arya and Sansa. Ramsay Bolton : " Why would I trust a man who won't honor tradition?
Called him King of the North. The Lion and the Rose. This move leaves Roose commanding a force of five hundred mounted and three thousand infantry, most of them his personal feudal levies from House Bolton's lands. Wun Wun falls to his knees, on the brink of death. Winterfell The Dreadfort. Roose turns the tables on Ramsay by revealing that he and Walda are expecting a son.
A few nights later, Roose officiates Sansa and Ramsay's wedding ceremony in the godswood. Nothing is known about his first wife other than that he apparently had no children by her. He asks Roose for "twenty good men" as part of a sabotage mission, one that destroys Stannis's supplies, breaks the morale of his army, and causes his sellswords to desert. You played your games with her. Roose negotiates with Jaime and Brienne of Tarth over dinner. He also believes Roose's false version about the sack of Winterfell , that the ironborn destroyed the castle and killed its occupants, and Ramsay saved the day.