Game Of Thrones Family Tree From The Hbo Series

Game Of Thrones Family TreeFrom The HBO Series

By: - Television - September 29, 2011
game of thrones family tree from the hbo series

The “Game of Thrones” is an HBO series that is from the George R. R. Martin fantasy book series called “A Song of Ice and Fire”. The name of the television show comes from the first book in the series, “The Game of Thrones”. The story takes place in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and the story line follows the struggles, loves, desires, needs and wants of several dynamic Game of Thrones characters.

The Game of Thrones family tree is a huge system and many of the characters in both the show and books are intertwined with each other. There are several houses in the series made of the Game of Thrones characters, the main house and Game of Thrones family tree featured in the show are the Starks, led by Eddard “Ned” Stark and his wife Catelyn from the House of Tully. Catelyn and Ned Stark have 5 children, Robb, Arya, Rickon, Sansa, and Bran. Ned also has an illegitimate son named Jon Snow with a woman named “Wylla”. Benjen, also featured in the HBO series is Ned’s older brother. The few Starks mentioned above are only a few members of the huge Game of Thrones family tree.

Another prominent house and list of Game of Thrones characters are the Baratheons. Robert Baratheon and his Queen Cersei Lannister rule this group. Cersei’s brothers, her twin Jaime Lannister and younger brother named Tyrion round out her family. To complicate matters, Cersei and Jaime have had a sordid relationship, Cersei and her youngest brother hate each other and they have almost defeated the house of Targaryn between the four of them both directly and indirectly. It can be said, however, that Robert and Ned are quite good friends.

The minor or less important members of the Game of Thrones family tree include the houses of Frey, Arryn, Lannister, Greyjoy, and Tully. If you are confused about how all the characters in the Game of Thrones entertwine, there are many resources online with full family trees on them as well as how all the characters are related to each other.

The HBO version of the show “Game of Thrones” has been renewed for a 2nd season after only one episode airing on television. The show was nominated for 13 Emmys in 2011 which is outstanding for a new series. Though they lost the Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series to the show “Mad Men”, there are sure to be many other rewards and recognitions in their future.


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