Rickon Stark is the fifth child and youngest son of Lady Catelyn and Lord Eddard born and raised at Winterfell. He has two older brothers Robb and Bran and two older sisters Sansa and Arya. He also has an older bastard half-brother of Jon Snow. He is named for his grandfather, Rickard, who died eleven years before Rickon was born. Rickon adopts a direwolf and names it Shaggydog.