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Title Master of horse at Winterfell
Allegiance House Stark
Culture Northmen
Died In 298 AC, the Red Keep, King's Landing
Issue Harwin

Hullen is a member of the Stark household. He is the master of horse at Winterfell.[1][2] He is the father of Harwin.[2]


Arya Stark considers him to be an old man.[3]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Hullen is a member of the party that discovers the direwolves in the snow. He does not like the fact that direwolves are loose south of the Wall.[2]

Hullen is a part of the entourage accompanying Lord Eddard Stark south when he is named Hand of the King by King Robert I Baratheon. He helps Sansa Stark mounting her horse before they leave for King's Landing.[4] Upon his departure, he gives up the position of master of horse.[5] He is killed when Eddard is arrested.[6] While escaping the Lannister guards, Arya Stark founds him dying in the Red Keep's stables.[3]

A Clash of Kings

The news of Hullen's death has made its way to Winterfell.[7]

A Storm of Swords

Arya Stark tells Harwin about his father's death.[3]

A Dance with Dragons

Theon Greyjoy recalls the people of Winterfell who are now dead, including Hullen.[8]


He always said he'd die in a stable, but we all thought some bad-tempered stallion would be his death, not a pack of lions.[3]

Harwin after learning of Hullen's death