All the Kings and Queens of Westeros

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The historical past of Westeros, the setting of the “Game of Thrones” universe, is a sprawling one, crammed with nice battles, nice homes, and nice (and, nicely, not so nice) rulers. Between “Game of Thrones” and the prequel collection, “House of the Dragon,” we have seen a number of kings and queens rise and fall at completely different factors in Westeros’s historical past. As readers of George R.R. Martin’s novels know, nonetheless, that is only a small sliver of the wealthy historical past that the creator has created for his fantasy world.

As “House of the Dragon” digs deeper into the historical past of House Targaryen, the royal home that guidelines by means of most of Westeros’s revealed historical past, it looks as if the good time for a primer on each ruler that we have seen in the “GOT” universe thus far. From the kings we all know very nicely (like Robert and Joffrey Baratheon) to these you may not be accustomed to until you’ve got learn all the additional books and bonus supplies (like Aerys II ‘The Mad King’ Targaryen, who solely appeared in “Game of Thrones” for a break up second), many tales are left to be informed.

For the functions of this historical past, we’re combining each the background from the books’ universe and the one from the TV present; in the circumstances the place the TV world goes additional than the books have, we’re following the onscreen timeline to its conclusion.

If you are prepared for spoilers on all the rulers of Westeros, preserve studying for an entire primer on everybody who has sat on the Iron Throne thus far.

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