How was the Red Wedding planned?

Some people seem to think that Tywin engineered the red wedding, but that is wrong. On the Tyrion chapter after the red wedding, it’s quite clear that he recieved a letter from Walder Frey explaing the plan and the price that he had to pay (which was rather low) and Tywin answered yes. He planned nothing.

What inspired red wedding?

The Black Dinner (and the Massacre of Glencoe in AD 1692) would later serve as the inspiration for “The Red Wedding” in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, and the adapted TV series, The Game of Thrones.

What happened to the guy who got married at the red wedding?

No he wasn’t killed. After marrying Walder Fray’s daughter, Edmure was taken captive and kept by House Fray to maintain control of Riverrun.

How did Jon Snow avenged the red wedding?

The result of the red wedding was that the Boltons became Wardens of the North by Royal decree, Now the Boltons no longer exist as Lords or Wardens of the north. Jon and Sansa took back Winterfell and destroyed house Bolton. This is how it was avenged.

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Did Varys know about the Red Wedding?

He probably didn’t know. Even Varys can’t read the contents of sealed letters. It is possible he knew that Tywin was scheming with the Freys, but it wouldn’t be completely out of the ordinary for a Lannister to be sending letters to the Twins considering, iirc, they had quite a few Frey prisoner.

Who orchestrated the Red Wedding?

The Red Wedding was planned by Tywin Lannister, who persuaded Roose Bolton and Walder Frey to break their allegiance to Robb. That’s why you can hear The Rains of Castamere as a prelude to the Red Wedding… it’s basically the Lannister theme song.

Is the red wedding based on a true story?

The Red Wedding is based on a couple real events from Scottish history. One was a case called The Black Dinner. The king of Scotland was fighting the Black Douglas clan. … Clan MacDonald stayed with the Campbell clan overnight and the laws of hospitality supposedly applied.

What was the red wedding in history?

The Red Wedding was a massacre that took place during the War of the Five Kings, arranged by Lord Walder Frey as revenge against Robb Stark, ruling King in the North, for breaking the marriage pact between House Stark and House Frey.

Was there ever a real Red Wedding?

The Red Wedding’s bloody tragedy is partly based on the Black Dinner, an infamous event that occurred in Scotland in November 1440. … The Red Wedding also has origins in the Glencoe Massacre of 1692, which was a bit of a reversal where it was the guests who massacred their hosts.

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Who does Robb Stark’s uncle marry?

Robb Stark had agreed to marry a daughter of Lord Walder Frey, but he instead marries Jeyne Westerling, an act which cause House Frey to angrily abandon the cause of the King in the North. In order to return the Freys to the Stark and Tully alliance, Lord Walder insists that Lord Edmure Tully marry Roslin.

How did the blackfish escape the Red Wedding?

After the Red Wedding, Edmure Tully is captured by the Freys and Emmon Frey threatens the Blackfish if he didn’t open the gates of the castle, he’ll hang Edmure Tully. So, Edmure raises the moat gate of Riverrun in the dead of the night, helps the Blackfish escape.

Was Edmure killed at the Red Wedding?

So, to answer your question he was taken hostage and not ‘spared’. Edmure was spared because walder Frey needed someone to lure brynden Tully aka blackfish out of the riverrun Castle. Blackfish is uncle of late catelyn Tully and is the only remaining powefull Tully .

Why did House Frey betray the Starks?

Lord Walder Frey exacted the ultimate revenge against the King in the North for breaking his pact to marry one of the Frey daughters — slaughtering all of the honored guests at the make-up nuptials between Edmure Tully and Roslin Frey.

What did they do with Robb Stark’s body?

After his death, the Freys mutilate Robb’s body by sewing the head of his dead direwolf Grey Wind onto his decapitated corpse. His mother, as well as his entire northern army (save for the Boltons and Freys), are also murdered.

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Why does Robb Stark get married under the seven?

They wanted to get married and there was a septon readily available. At any rate, Robb was raised in an interfaith household — he could very well have spent as much time with with Septon Chayle growing up as he did in the godswood. So I don’t see a problem with him having a Seven wedding.