Once a peasant family among the people of Remton going by the name Holimor, it during one of the wars in Remton's earlier history a member by the name of Holt distinquished himself as a knight among the kingdom. When he married into the noble Helms family, the second daughter of Lord Helms. Holt renames himself Holt Alexander and is given a small fief in his father-in-law's land. When war broke out in the realm, both Lord Helms and his first daughter's husband in a battle to protect their lands were killed. He took up the mantle of leadership and lead the remanants of Helms forces and soldiers to victory. When the war officially ends, he is made the lord of the Helms' land.