Edward IV was king of England. He was a key figure in the conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. Similarities
- Edward IV was given the crown after his father was beheaded, just as Robb became King of the North after Ned faced the same brutal fate.
- As kings, Edward and Robb fought on the battlefields during their respective civil wars and tried to avenge their families.
- Both men were extremely close to their mothers, who yielded more influence than any political advisors.