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

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Needless to say that one of the greatest TV show Game of Thrones is an adaption of the George R.R. Martin’s bestseller book series. Both the TV show and the books are full of unexpected events and mysteries, not to mention these are the things that have pulled the fantasy show to the top of the popularity ladder. However, among all these mystery and puzzles, there are some that are hidden for everyone who does not observe the series and books with hawk eyes. But good news for you, we have spared you from that trouble by compiling a list of 20 hidden facts about Gam of Thrones you had no idea about.

01. Robert Baratheon had Targaryen blood in the veins

01. Robert Baratheon had Targaryen blood in the veins Game of Thrones Facts

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Robert Baratheon’s claim to the throne was considered legitimate due to the fact that he was grandson of Princess Rhaelle daughter of King Aegon V, even though he preferred to say that his claim came from his Warhammer.

02. The House Blackfyr almost took the throne from the Targaryens

02. The House Blackfyr almost took the throne from the Targaryens

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The extinct Blackfyre House grew out of a bastard son legitimized by Aegon The Unworthy on his deathbed. The Blackfyre rebellion for the Iron Throne began when the King legitimized all his bastard children and delivered the ancestral sword of his house to Blackfyre to his son Daemon instead of his legitimate son Daeron II. The standard of the house is the 3-headed dragon, but black on the red field.

03. Have you ever heard of the Gold Campaign mercenaries?

03. Have you ever heard of the Gold Campaign mercenaries? Game of Thrones Facts

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The famous “Gold Company,” a group of mercenaries, was founded by Daemon Blackfyre’s “Aegor Rivers” after serving with the Second Sons mercenaries. Their mottos are “Our word is worth gold” and “Under the gold the bitter steel.”

04. Meet Aegon V, the grandfather of the Mad King

04. Meet Aegon V, the grandfather of the Mad King

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King Aegon V is also called Aegon The Unlikely due to being the younger heir of his father Maekar I who in turn was a second son. Aegon V is the character whom Meister Aemon calls by Egg, which in turn is a pun on the name Aegon.

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