Political map of Game of Thrones 0 ?? 610 (The Winds of Winter): In Season 6 Jon Snow, raised as the illegitimate son of Ned Stark and former Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch (Nights Watch), defeated Ramsay Bolton at Winterfell and retook the North with the support of Sansa Stark and the Knights of the Vale (Vale of Arryn). Cersei Lannister gained power in King’s Landing by destroying the Sparrows (High Sparrow) and her political rivals, but her actions led to the suicide of her son, King Tommen Baratheon, and encouraged the Reach and Dorne to side with Daenerys Targaryen.