20 Hidden Facts about Game of Thrones You didn’t Know

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05. Maester Aemon was to be the king

05. Maester Aemon was to be the king

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Meister Aemon was the heir to the iron throne, but he relinquished his birthright and opted to be a maester. Subsequently, he decided to go to the wall and end with the possibilities of some rebellion against the iron throne in his name.

06. Ser Duncan

 06. Ser Duncan

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Quoted briefly in the series, Lord Royal Guard Commander Ser Duncan, The Tall was a close friend of King Aegon V, and is one of the main characters in the book “The Knight of the Seven Kingdoms.” Both died in the fire of Solarestival together with Crown Prince Duncan.

07. Only Martell House resisted Aegon and its dragons

07. Only Martell House resisted Aegon and its dragons Game of Thrones Facts

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Dorne was the only region not conquered by Aegon, the conqueror in the War of the Conquest. Later the House Martell and Dorne joined the Seven Realms in an alliance for marriage. The motto of House Martell is “Unbowed, unbent, unbroken” and its coat of arms is a Sun crossed by a spear in an orange background.

08. The Baratheon have their root in the house of Argilac, The Arrogant

08. The Baratheon have their root in the house of Argilac, The Arrogant

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The motto of the Baratheon house is “Ours Is the Fury”. Despite the motto, its banner and honors came from the House of Argilac, The Arrogant, last king of the storm, defeated by Orys Baratheon during the War of the Conquest, that after the battle was rewarded by Aegon with the daughter of Argilac as bride along with Its symbols and lands and castles.

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