11 minutes ago It goes without saying that there are major spoilers for HBO's Game Of Thrones in this story. House Targaryen About 300 years before the events on the TV epic Game Of Thrones, a man named Aegon The Conqueror, with the help of three dragons, conquered six of the seven kingdoms of Westeros. Thus began the rule of House Targaryen as the Kings of Westeros. Eventually, the hold out, Dorne, would also join the fold and House Targaryen would rule all seven of the kingdoms, The North, The Vale, The Stormlands, The Reach, The Westerlands, The Iron Islands, and Dorne. House Targaryen’s ancestral home is Dragonstone, an island where they lived even before Aegon conquered Westeros. It’s been their home as far back as Ancient Valyria. For hundreds of years, a Targaryen sat on the Iron Throne, a chair, legend has it, that was forged by dragon fire and made up of the swords of Aegon’s vanquished foes. The family tree is complicated, to say the least. The … [Read more...] about The Targaryen Family Tree: House Targaryen’s Lineage Explained
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THE Targaryen family has some of the most important characters in the Game of Thrones universe. With many being old rulers of Westeros, and the current Targaryens looking to get back on the throne, this is one family that love to feature in the history books. Here's all you need to know about their famous family tree... Who was the 'Mad King' Aerys Targaryen and why was he overthrown? Aerys Targaryen is the "Mad King" who was overthrown by Robert Baratheon in a civil war that took place around 17 years before the first book or episode of Game of Thrones. He was the last Targaryen to sit on the Iron Throne after three centuries of rule by the family. His rule was benevolent at first but the Mad King is legendarily cruel. During his reign he became increasingly paranoid and murderous, using wildfire to burn his enemies alive because there were no dragons in Westeros then. Although the Mad King's cruelty is now legend, this is not what caused Robert Baratheon to lead a rebellion against … [Read more...] about Targaryen family tree explained – who are Jon Snow’s real parents and how is he related to the ‘Mad King’?
GAME OF THRONES latest episode saw Jon Snow and his aunt Daenerys Targaryen kiss amid an icy waterfall - leaving fans to mock the "cheesy" scene. Someone else who was left unimpressed was Drogon - one of the Queen's loyal dragons - who watched on as his mother got romantic. After introducing Daenerys to his family at Winterfell, Jon joined his lover for a flight around the icy mountains as he piloted a dragon for the first time. Jon Snow teased Daenerys, telling her it was "too cold for a Southern girl," before embracing in a passionate smooch. As the Mother of Dragons kissed the King of the North, her two dragon offspring watched on in protective jealousy. Viewers flocked to social media to comment on the scenes, with one describing the moment as "cheesy." One Twitter user put: "Am I the only one that cringed everytime Jon Snow and Queen Daenerys kissed?" Another commented: "I was having a good day but then I remembered how ugly Daenerys and Jon's kiss was and now it's ruined." A … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones viewers mock Jon Snow and Danereys Targaryen’s kiss as the dragon’s look on
GAME OF THRONES returned tonight for its eighth and final season - and fans were thrilled with the dramatic opening episode. As the different players prepare for the most epic battle in Westeros, tonight's opener had family reunions and shock revelations. Opening in Winterfell, Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow received a frosty welcome as the locals struggled to accept their new Queen. The appearance of her two powerful dragons made a big impression and asserted Daenerys as a powerful leader. The pair later took to the skies as Jon nervously piloted a dragon for his first - but unlikely his last - time. Soaring over the snowy mountains of the north, the loved-up leaders took a break amid an icy waterfall for one of the most cringe-inducing moments in Game of Thrones history - with one fan describing the moment as "corny." As the Mother of Dragons kissed the King of the North, her two dragon offspring watched on in protective jealousy. Over in King's Landing and Queen Cersei has been … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones viewers amazed by explosive start to final series as Jon Snow learns his true identity
GAME OF Thrones returned with an explosive launch to the final series - as Jon Snow learns who his true parents are. The King of the North's reunion with pal Samwell Tarly saw him discover the shocking truth that he's the heir to the throne and that lover Daenerys is actually an aunt. After learning that Daenerys Targaryen executed his father and brother, Samwell Tarly had a long overdue reunion with Jon Snow. Jon told Sam that he's "not the King of the North anymore" when his friend informed him that he is in fact the King of the Seven Kingdoms. Sam explained: "Your mother was Lyanna Stark, and your father, your real father, was Rhaegar Targaryen. You've never been a bastard. "You're Aegon Targaryen - true heir to the Iron Throne." Sam Tarly reveals to Jon Snow his true identity as son of Rhaegar Targaryen and true heir to the iron throne on Game Of Thrones The story goes that in years before events of Game of Thrones take place, Ned Stark made a promise to dying sister Lyanna that he … [Read more...] about The Targaryen family tree explained after Jon Snow learns who his real father is