The Iron Throne was built on the direction of Aegon I after he conquered Westeros. It was forged from the swords of his defeated enemies and became known as the Iron Throne. The throne was housed in a new building, the Red Keep which dominated the new city of King’s Landing.
Aegon Targaryen, also known as Aegon the Conqueror and Aegon I, conquered Westeros 300 years before Robert’s Rebellion. He was married to his two sisters, Visenya and Rhaenys and they, together with three dragons, Balerion, Vhagar and Meraxes and an army conquered Westeros. Only Dorne in the south remained independent. After the conquest, Aegon I […]
The Crownlands is one of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and lies on the eastern coast of the continent. It has a border with The Stormlands, The Reach, and The Riverlands. The Crownlands also include the islands in Blackwater Bay. Bastards born in the Crownlands are given the surname Waters. The Crownlands were created by the […]
House Greyjoy is the name given to the family that rule the Iron Islands in Westeros. Their family home is Pyke. The Greyjoy banner shows a golden kraken on a black background. The Greyjoy Bannermen are those families in the Iron Islands that are loyal to the Greyjoys. These include: House Blacktyde of Blacktyde House Botley […]
The Iron Islands are a group of seven islands to the north west of Banefort in the Westerlands. The people of the Iron Islands are known as Ironborn and bastards born on the Iron Islands have the surname Pyke. The Iron Islands are run by House Greyjoy from Pyke. Other Houses in the Iron Islands […]
Sunspear is the ancestral home of House Martell and capital of Dorne. At the beginning of the series Sunspear is ruled by Doran Martell from the castle in Sunspear. Later, after he was murdered by the ‘sand snakes’ his younger brother Prince Oberyn became ruler. While Hand of the King, Tyrion Lannister arranged a marriage […]