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The Winter Queen: Jeyne Westerling Part 2: The Wolf’s Widow


In part 1, we examined the background of Jeyne Westerling and her rise to becoming Queen in the North. While her lineage was unlikely, and her marriage built on scandal and lost honor, young Jeyne had already demonstrated the grace, devotion, and good sense admirable in a queen.  Yet she would not have the chance to grow into her role and mother a line of Kings in the North after Robb; treasons from without and within her own household would destroy her queenship and leave her only as he tragic reminder of a lost kingdom.

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