What happened to rhaegar and Elia Martell child?

The Mountain burst into the royal chambers and before Elia’s eyes, bashed her infant son’s head against a wall, killing him instantly. Rhaenys was killed after she was found hiding under Rhaegar’s bed.

Is Elia Martell Lyanna Stark?

Lyanna was betrothed to Lord Robert Baratheon, the young head of House Baratheon, while Prince Rhaegar, heir to the Iron Throne, was married to the Dornish princess Elia Martell per a political arrangement. In truth, Lyanna had not been kidnapped.

What happened to Lyanna Stark?

Lyanna is buried in the tomb beneath Winterfell. In reality, Lyanna’s death was due to complications after giving birth to her son with Rhaegar. Her death was witnessed by Ned, two handmaidens and possibly Howland Reed.

How old was Rhaegar when Jon Snow was born?

I’ve seen some people confused about Jon’ and Daenerys’ age, so I thought I would write an explanation. Let’s start with Aerys and Rhaella, the parents of Rhaegar and Daenerys. They married at a very young age (Aerys was 15 and Rhaella either 13 or 14).

Why is Jon Snow’s hair black?

Well, a Game of Thrones fan has put that knowledge to good use (by which we mean extremely nerdy use) and made a pedigree chart explaining why Jon Snow’s hair is the black shade of his mother, Lyanna Stark, instead of the Targaryen white-blonde of his father, Rhaegar Targaryen.

Was Rhaegar Targaryen 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 did Rhaegar leave Elia for Lyanna?

According to Rhaegar’s younger brother, Prince Viserys, Rhaegar was simply not happy with his marriage. He believes that, if Rhaegar had been happy with Elia, he would not have needed Lyanna. George R.R. Martin has described Elia’s relationship to Rhaegar as “complex”.

How did Lyanna Stark get pregnant?

Most in Westeros believed that Rhaegar had kidnapped Lyanna, who was betrothed to Robert Baratheon, and raped her, but they had in fact loved each other. They ran away to Dorne and lived in the Tower of Joy. They are the true parents of Jon Snow (born Aegon Targaryen), who is the true heir to the Iron Throne.

Was Viserys a true Targaryen?

Soon after the civil war ended, the last Targaryen dragons died, and the species was considered to be extinct throughout the world. As we told you above, and you probably already knew, Viserys and Daenerys are the last known descendants of the House Targaryen.