Characters of Game of Thrones Series
Based on the bestselling book series by George R.R. Martin and created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Series about the Iron Thrones and struggle between the clans and people. Series of Love, Hatred, Enmity, Betrayal.
Here are some characters of series which we can not forget when we think about the series Game of Thrones.
1. Ned Stark
Ned Stark was the Lord of Winterfell and the Warden of the North. After the death of Lord Jon Arryn’s, Ned became the hand of the King. He took part in Roberts Rebellion. When Ned knew that Robert’s three children with Queen Cersei were fathered by Cersei’s twin brother Jsime, Cersei imprisoned Ned. To protect his daughter Ned sacrifies honor and accepts publicly that he was plotting to steal the throne and the real king was Joffrey. Later Ned had been killed. With the revelation of the truth of Joffery’s Parantages which Ned notified, Stannis set the motion of the war Five Kings against House Lannister.
2. Robert Baratheon
Robert Baratheon was the king of Seven Kingdoms. When his wife Lyanna was kidnapped he was involved in Robert’s Rebellion. This rebellion was between Robert and Ned Stark. Later he did political marriage with Cersei Lannister. The three children which were born through Cersei, were not his children. Robert Baratheon was killed while he was hunting.
3. Jaime Lannister
Jaime Lannister was a skilled swordman. He had incestuous relation with his own sister Cersei. He helped king Robert win the war so he was given the post “King guard”. But nobody felt he deserved that post which used to frustrate him. He used to care deeply about his younger bother Tyrian.
Catelyn Stark was the wife of Lord Eddard Stark. She was Lady of Winterfell and was the elder sister of Lysa Arryn.
5. Cersei Lannister
Cersei Lannister was the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. She was the wife of King Robert Baratheon. She was in the incestuous relation with her twin brother Jaime. She gave birth to three children from Jaime which her husband Robert Baratheon didn’t know about.
6. Daenerys Targangen
Daenery Targaryen was the princess of Targaryen dynasty but was exiled. During the end of Robert’s Rebellion she and her brother Viserys were smuggled to Essos. Later Viserys made her marry to Dothraki warlord Khal Drogo.
7. Jorah Mormont
Jorah Mormont was an exiled knight who was in the service of Daenery’s Targaryen. He sold poachers to slave traders. It was illegal in the Seven Kingdoms. Later he was known as “Jorah The Andal” at Dothraki. Jorah fell in love with Daenerys. So he decided to protect her. He also helped her to regain the Iron Throne.
8. Viserys Targargen
Viserys Targargen was the heir of the Targargen dynasty. But he was the exiled prince. He was also known as “The Beggar King”. He made his sister marry to Dothraki in exchange for an army to regain the Iron Throne. But Visery appeared to be unable to regain Iron Throne. As it was prophesized that Daenerys and Dragos unborn son will unite the world, he threatens Drogo to kill his unborn son. So Drogo killed Viserys.
9. Jon Snow
Jon Snow was grown up as bastard son of Lyanne’s brother, Ned Stark. But he was the secret son of Rhaegar Targargen and Lyanna Stark. Jon had joined the Night’s Watch and was a talented fighter. He became friend with his fellow recruits after they unite against Ser Alliser Thone.
10. Sansa Stark
Sansa Stark is the daughter of Eddard and Catelyn Stark. She would be the future Queen of the Seven Kingdoms but was sentenced to death by Cersei after Arya’s direworlf Nymeria bits Joffery.
11. Arya Stark
Arya Stark was the younger daughter of Lord Eddard and Catelyn Stark. She was trained to use weapons but not sewing. After a legendary warrior queen names her direworlf Nymeria.
12. Robb Stark
Robb Stark is the son of the Eddard and Catelyn Stark. So he was the heir to Winterfell. After his father Ned Stark got arrested for treason, Robb involved in the war against the Lannisters. Robb captured Jaime . Robb was declared as a new king in the North after Ned was executed. He also won the succession of battles in season 2. So he was also known as “Young Wolf”. He fell in love with Talisa Maegyr. Later they married with each other. He was killed in the Red Wedding massacre. Lord Bolton stabbed through his heart. His corpse had been decapited later.
13. Theon Greyjoy
Theon Greyjoy was the youngest son of Lord Bolon Greyjoy. He was Lord Eddard Stark’s hostage and ward. Trying to protect Bran Stark he died in season 8.
14. Brandon “Bran” Stark
Brandon “Bran” Stark was the second son of Eddard and Catelyn Stark. He became the witness of Cersei and Jaime Lannister sexual relationship. Because of this reason Jaime shoved him from the window and his legs crippled permanently.
15. Joffrey Baratheon
Joffrey Baratheon was the Crown Prince of Seven Kingdoms. He was the eldest son of Cersei and heir of Iron Throne. He didn’t know that his real father was Jaime Lannister. After the death of the Robert he became the King.
16. Sandor Clegane
Sanor Clegane is the retainer to the House Lannister. He is the younger brother of Ser Gregor Clegane. His face’s right side had burned. Sandor Clegane was also the personal bodyguard of Joffery Baratheon. He protected Sansa from Joffrey’s attempt to abuse her.
17. Tyrian Lannister
Tyrian Lannister is a dwarf and the younger brother of Cersei and Jaime Lannister. He had the cunning mind though he was not physically powerful.
18. Petyr Baelish
Petyr Baelish’s nickname was “Littlefinger”. In the King Robert Baratheon’s smell Council, he was the master of coin. He was the master manipulator. He knew every affairs within the Seven Kingdoms. To punish the powerful nobles, Petyr aims to take the Iron Throne.
19. Davos Seaworth
Davos Seaworth was the smuggler. He was also known as “The Onion Knight”. He was the knight in the service of Stannis Baratheon. He used smuggled fish and onions to the besieged Stannis Batatheon. As a punishment of smuggling Stanniss had to loose his last joints from four fingers on his right hand.
20. Saamwell Tarley
Samwell Tarley was the eldest son of Lord Randyll Tarley. He was also the former heir of Lord Ranyll Tarly and also a new recruit to the Night’s Watch. He was very smart and insightful. He used to be disowned by his father for his cowardice.
21. Stannis Baratheon
Stannish Baratheon was the eldest of the Robert Baratheon’s younger brothers. He was harmless man who was known for a hard and unyielding sense of justice. Ned appointed him as the legimate heir, becoming another challenger for the Iron Throne.
Melisnadtre was known as “The Red Woman”. She was a priceless of R’hllor in service to Stannis Baratheon. Melisandre has absolute faith in her own interpretation in spite sometimes she was wrong. She believed Stannis were the one who will convert the Westero’s people into R’hllor’s followers.
23. Jeor Mormont
Jeor Mormont was the Lod Commander of the Night’s watch. He was the estranged father of Ser Jorah. Jeor lead an expenditionary force beyond the wall to investigate the disappearance of several Rangers and also to investigate the rumors of a wilding army. After he returned the Craster’s keep, he was killed by Rast.
Bronn was a sellword who had a Sardonic sense of humor. He served under Catelyn Stark and aids her in arresting Tyrian Lannister. He defeated Lysa Arryn’s Champion and he became Tyrion’s Champion.
Varys was also called as the Spider. He was King’s spymaster and intelligent agent. Due to his position in the council he was known as Lord. Though people thought he was a cheerful person, he was actually cunning manipulator of Court Politics.
Shae was the camp follower. Tyrian Lannister took particular interest upon her. She was from Lorath. Tyrian fell in love with her and appoints her as a Sansa’s hand maiden to hide her from his father. Shae was protective to Sansa. Shae was later jealous with Tyrian when he married Sansa. She falsely accused Tyrian and Sansa for Joffery’s death. Later Shae kept relation with Tyrian. Shae also tried to kill Tyrian but Tyrian killed her being protective for his own self defence and also because of anger as she betrayed him.
27. Margaery Tyrell
Margaery Tyrell was the daughter of Lord Make Tyrell. She had been recently married king Robert’s brother, Renly Baratheon. She was canny and cunning. She knew that her husband was homosexual, even though attempts to become pregnant, to secure alliance between the families.
28. Tywin Lannister
Tywin Lannister was Lord of Casterly Rock. He was ruthless ad controlling man. Cersei, Jaime and Tyrian were his children. When Tywin won his war, he was given the position of Hand of the King of Tyrian.
29. Talisa Stark
Talisa Stark was a healer. She worked on the battlefield of the war of the Five Kings. She was from the Free City of Volantis. She kept physical relation with Robb. Later they secretly married. Later Talisa and her unborn baby were killed by Lathar Frey.
Ygritte was the wilding girl and was a follower of Mance Rayder. She was captured by Jon Snow. She somehow escaped but Jon Snow again captured her. She travelled with him to the wall and on the way she kept physical relation with him. Wildings attacked Mile’s town. Ygrite killed many Night Watch brothers. Later she was shot by Olly.
Gendry was an apprentice blacksmith in King’s Landing. He was acknowledged bastard of king Robert. Gendry refused to sell halmet to Eddard which he made in bull’s head shape. With other recruits and Yoren, Gendry was taken to the wall. On the way Gold cloaks forced Yoren to give up Gendry for being bastard of king Robert. Gendry reveal Arry was Arya a girl disguised as boy. Arya saved the life of Gendry with the help of Jagen. Arya Gendry succeed to escape Harrenhel. Gandry was betrayed by Brotherhood and sold to Lady Melisandre. Melisandre and Stannis planned to use him for blood magic. In season 7 Gendry met Jon Snow and supported him on a mission north of the Wall and capture a Wight.
32. Tormund Gianstsbane
Tormund Gianstsbane was a wilding raider. He was one of the Mance’s top generals, fierce.
33. Brienne of Tarth
Brienne of Tarth was the former member of Renly Baratheon’s Kings guard. She was highly trained and skilled warrior. She was infatuated with Renly. When she won tournament Melee against Ser Lord, she won a place in his king guard. After Renly’s death she had been falsely accused as his murderer.
34. Ramsay Bolton
Ramsay Bolton was the son of Roose Bolton. He was cruel and very cunning. After Ironbon captures Winterfell he captured Theon and also flays other defenders.
Gilly was the daughter of Craster. Craster was the person who used to take his daughters as wives when they grew to women. So Gilly had a son from her father.
36. Daario Naharis
Daario was a confident warrior. He didn’t have physical relation with sex worker and never killed innocents. He used to believe in keeping relation with those who love him and want him. He only killed who tries to kill him.
Missaindei was the servant of Daenerys Targaryen. After she was gifted to Daenery and freed from being a slave, she taught Grey Worm to speak the common tongue. Later they fell in love with each other. Grey Worm was almost killed in an attack. Missadei kissed him on another attack launhed by the sons of the Harpy. Missandei was saved by Tyrion Lannister. Later she stays in Meerenen to help keep the city together. In season 8 she was killed by the Mountain.
38. Ellaria Sand
Ellaria Sand was the paramour of Oberyn Martell. She was the mother of the four Sand Snakes. She was presented at Tyrion’s trial. She had been horrified when Oberya was killed.
39. Tommen Baratheon
Tommen Baratheon was the Prince. He was youngest son of King Robert Baratheon and Queen Cersei Lannister. His actual father was Jaime Lannister who was his uncle. He was good natured person.
40. Jaqen H’ghar
Jaqen H’ghar was one of the part of Yoren’s group of recruits. He was taken from King’s Landing with a motive to join Night’s Watch.
41. Roose Bolton
Roose Bolton was the Lord of Dreadfort. Roose Bolton was from the family who used to behave cruel like flaying their enemies alive and Roose was not different. He was cunning in nature.
42. The High Sparrow
After the death of Tywin Lannister the High Sparrow came to king’s landing to serve the poor. He amasses a large following to swarm over the city to minister the needy.
43. Grey Worm
Grey Worm was the captain of the Unsullied. He was loyal to Daenery. He didn’t like if anyone insult her. He fell in love with Missandei. He was injured in Meereen but survived. After recovered he stayed in Meereen to help Tyrion Lannister govern the city.
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