Why did Jamie kill the king?


  1. Why did Jamie kill the king?
  2. Why was Jamie not punished for killing the Mad King?
  3. When did Jaime kill the Mad King?
  4. Why was the Mad King killed?
  5. How did the Mad King go mad?
  6. Was the mad king really mad?
  7. Why did Jaime join the Kingsguard?
  8. Why did Catelyn Stark let Jaime go?
  9. Was Aegon Targaryen the mad king?
  10. Why did Aegon Targaryen go mad?
  11. Why did the Mad King go mad?
  12. Why did Mad King say burn them all?
  13. Who is aerys targaryen father?
  14. Why does cat hate Jon Snow?
  15. Who did Ned Stark love?
  16. Was Aegon Targaryen the Mad King?
  17. Who killed Neds sister?
  18. Why did Shae betrayed Tyrion?
  19. Does Jaime Lannister know Joffrey is his son?
  20. Was rhaegar the mad king?
  21. Why does Shae sleep with Tywin?
  22. Who killed King Joffrey?
  23. Who did Cat Stark marry?
  24. Why do they call Eddard Stark Ned?
  25. Why did catelyn take Tyrion to the Vale?
  26. Does Joffrey become king?
  27. Does Jaime love Brienne?
  28. Who is Jon Snow’s twin sister?

Why did Jamie kill the king?

He killed Aerys because he plotted, with his hand and other pyromancers, to burn King’s Landing down with wildfire. And also for how he treated him and his father.

Why was Jamie not punished for killing the Mad King?

Ned would have either beheaded Jaime or made him join the Night’s Watch despite Jaime’s actually helping in the rebellion (due to honour), but would have swayed under the influence of Robert and let his ruling stand. Thus Jaime was pardoned of all his crimes and allowed to continue to serve in the Kingsguard.

When did Jaime kill the Mad King?

The scene where Jaime Lannister kills the Mad King has never been shown on GoT. It has only been mentioned in dialogue. It was shown in season 6 episode 6.

Why was the Mad King killed?

King Aerys was killed by Kingslayer Jaime Lannister after being betrayed.

How did the Mad King go mad?

He developed a fear of sharp objects, refusing to have his hair or fingernails cut, and his suspicion of poison led to him becoming gaunt (although his appearance was cleaned up in Game of Thrones’ sixth season). Thus Aerys became known as the Mad King.

Was the mad king really mad?

King Aerys II Targaryen, popularly known as the “Mad King” wasn’t mad from the beginning. In fact, he was considered a good and kind man. Here’s what Grand Maester Pycelle tells Ros about him in episode 10, season 1 of Game of Thrones : Pycelle : He was a good man.

Why did Jaime join the Kingsguard?

Wanting to further their clandestine incestual relationship after he visited Kings Landing after his knighthood, Jaime agreed to let Cersei try to pull favors for his appointment while she was a lady at court. Aerys who feared Tywin thought it was a good idea to have Jaime as a member of his Kingsguard.

Why did Catelyn Stark let Jaime go?

The main reason behind Catelyn Stark releasing Jaime Lannister was that she hoped if Jaime were to return back to Kings Landing unharmed then Tywin Lannister might free her daughters Arya and Sansa Stark who she believed were being held as hostage after the Ned Stark fiasco (in truth Arya had escaped Kings Landing

Was Aegon Targaryen the mad king?

The History of the Name Aegon Targaryen He was the father of the Mad King and his sister-wife Queen Rhaella, grandfather of Rhaegar, Viserys, and Daenerys Targaryen, great-grandfather of Jon Snow, and younger brother of Maester Aemon.

Why did Aegon Targaryen go mad?

The isolation and fear of his imprisonment rapidly sped up Aerys’ descent into madness, and he didn’t leave the Red Keep for years. Again, this only fed into his paranoia: his relationship with Tywin was damaged beyond repair, and he started to distrust his own son as well, while he became increasingly cruel.

Why did the Mad King go mad?

He went slowly mad over time. He had the gene for madness and things went wrong for him during his reign. He was jealous of Tywin who was one of his childhood friends. People sometimes thought Tywin was the king because of his presence within a room.

Why did Mad King say burn them all?

To rule the seven kingdoms and keep the iron throne to their house was their prime purpose. Jamie had to turn his loyalties and stab the mad king for the welfare of his people when the mad king ordered to ‘burn them all’.

Who is aerys targaryen father?

Aegon V TargaryenAerys fought for his father, Aegon V Targaryen, in the War of the Ninepenny Kings. He took on the tradition of Targaryen inbreeding in order to keep bloodlines pure by marrying his sister Rhaella Targaryen.

Why does cat hate Jon Snow?

Catelyn hated Jon Snow because she saw him as his husband treason. She was really cruel against him because she wasn’t able to explain her feelings towards Ned. Still in the books her behaviour is a unnaceptable when she says that it should have been Jon to ‘fall’ from the window.

Who did Ned Stark love?

Eddard StarkEddard Stark by Amok©Spouse(s)Lady Catelyn TullyLover(s)Wylla (supposedly) Ashara Dayne (rumored) Fisherman’s daughter (rumored)IssueRobb Stark Jon Snow Sansa Stark Arya Stark Bran Stark Rickon StarkFatherLord Rickard Stark

Was Aegon Targaryen the Mad King?

The History of the Name Aegon Targaryen He was the father of the Mad King and his sister-wife Queen Rhaella, grandfather of Rhaegar, Viserys, and Daenerys Targaryen, great-grandfather of Jon Snow, and younger brother of Maester Aemon.

Who killed Neds sister?

You’ll remember Elia’s name for how many times her brother Oberyn repeated it in Season 4, Elia was murdered by the Mountain, as were her children.

Why did Shae betrayed Tyrion?

Shae was thought to have loved Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones until she betrayed him for his manipulative father, Tywin Lannister. Shae was thought to have loved Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones until she betrayed him for his manipulative father, Tywin.

Does Jaime Lannister know Joffrey is his son?

There’s no “possibility.” Joffrey is Jaime’s son and Jaime knows it. In the books, Cersei deliberately keeps Jaime from getting too close to Joffrey in an effort to allay suspicions that Jaime is his real father.

Was rhaegar the mad king?

Prince Rhaegar Targaryen, the last Prince of Dragonstone, was the eldest son and heir to King Aerys II Targaryen, the Mad King. He was the older brother of Viserys and Daenerys Targaryen and the husband of Elia Martell, with whom he had two children, Rhaenys and Aegon.

Why does Shae sleep with Tywin?

It seems Varys planted Shae with Tywin on purpose to enrage Tyrion, so that he would kill Tywin. And yes, Varys was planning on having Tywin killed at some point, and freeing Tyrion regardless of what Jaime did.

Who killed King Joffrey?

Lady Olenna TyrellAt the conclusion of the dinner, however, Joffrey dies from poisoned wine. Tyrion is falsely accused and arrested by Cersei in A Storm of Swords (2000) but it is later revealed that Lady Olenna Tyrell and Lord Petyr Baelish were the true perpetrators.

Who did Cat Stark marry?

Brandon StarkCatelyn was originally betrothed to Eddard’s older brother Brandon Stark, the heir to Winterfell at the time. When Brandon was sadistically executed by King Aerys II, Lord Jon Arryn, who was the guardian of Eddard and Robert Baratheon, rebelled against House Targaryen.

Why do they call Eddard Stark Ned?

Originally Answered: Why is Eddard Stark called ‘Ned’? Eddard is basically the Westerosi version of Edward. Ned is a nickname for Edward in the real world, allegedly through this process: “Mine Edward” → “Mine Ed” → “My Ned” → “Ned.”

Why did catelyn take Tyrion to the Vale?

Originally Answered: Why did Catelyn Tully take Tyrion to Lysa at the Eyrie, with Catelyn knowing well that her sister feared Lannisters? Because the Vale was the closest friendly power available. When Cat kidnapped Tyrion, she knew that word of her crime would spread quickly.

Does Joffrey become king?

Joffrey Baratheon became King after Robert Baratheon died of injuries sustained during a wild boar hunt. Joffrey and his mother Cersei ignored Ned Stark’s protests that Robert had made him Regent and had him arrested instead. Joffrey also ordered the arrest of Sansa and Arya Stark but Arya managed to escape.

Does Jaime love Brienne?

Jaime grows fond of Brienne as he finds her innocence endearing and he can trust her because of their shared trauma. However, Jaime also is driven to survive by his love for Cersei. More than anything, he wants to be with her. But he also knows that Brienne loves him more.

Who is Jon Snow’s twin sister?

With Valerie Targaryen who is still adjusting to finding out she is the twin sister to Jon Snow as well as the secret daughter of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark. At the Dragonpit where the meeting of the most powerful people in Westeros gathers to meet.