Roslin Frey

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Roslin Frey
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Alias Roslin Tully[1]
Title Lady of Riverrun (briefly)
Culture Rivermen
Born In 282 AC or 283 AC[2]
Father Walder Frey
Mother Bethany Rosby
Spouse Ser Edmure Tully
Issue Unborn child[3]

Played by Alexandra Dowling[4]
TV series Season 3

Roslin Frey is a noblewoman of House Frey, the only daughter of Lord Walder Frey by his sixth wife, Lady Bethany Rosby, but his fifth overall. Roslin has four older brothers –Ser Perwyn, Ser Benfrey, Maester Willamen, and Olyvar– and many half-siblings. In the television adaptation Game of Thrones she is played by Alexandra Dowling.[4]

Appearance and Character

See also: Images of Roslin Frey

Roslin is small. She has very white skin, a pretty face with a small chin, delicate nose, and big brown eyes. Between her teeth she has a small gap. Her hair is brown and reaches her waist.[5]

Catelyn Tully worries whether Roslin would be healthy enough to bear children as people from Rosby stock are not known for their robustness, but she is reassured by Maester Brenett.[5] According to Lothar Frey, Roslin has a gentle nature and a talent for music.[6]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Lord Edmure Tully and Roslin by JB Casacop © Fantasy Flight Games

Robb Stark had agreed to marry a daughter of Lord Walder Frey,[7] but he instead marries Jeyne Westerling, an act which cause House Frey to angrily abandon the cause of the King in the North.[8] In order to return the Freys to the Stark and Tully alliance, Lord Walder insists that Lord Edmure Tully marry Roslin.[6]

Edmure thinks Roslin is sweet upon meeting her at the Twins.[5] During the wedding, however, Roslin cries and at the bedding she is very frightened.[9] During the wedding feast the Freys attack and kill or capture their guests. According to Edmure, Roslin knew of the plans for this and was forced to go along despite her apprehension, thus the reason for her tears.[3]

A Feast for Crows

Roslin has grown fond of Edmure. She is pregnant at the Twins and prays for a girl, fearing that if a son is born Lord Walder will execute Edmure. However, Ser Jaime Lannister promises Edmure at the siege of Riverrun that Roslin will be allowed to stay with him at Casterly Rock.[3]

A Dance with Dragons

Ser Jaime Lannister mentions to Lord Tytos Blackwood after the surrender of Raventree Hall that after Roslin gives birth to her baby at the Twins, she and the babe will be allowed to join Edmure at Casterly Rock.[10]