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'''Year 209 After the Conquest''' ('''209 AC''') is a year in the [[Years after Aegon's Conquest|Westerosi calendar]], the 209th after [[Aegon I Targaryen|Aegon]]'s crowning in [[Oldtown]] that maesters and educated people use as a reference to date the years.
 
'''Year 209 After the Conquest''' ('''209 AC''') is a year in the [[Years after Aegon's Conquest|Westerosi calendar]], the 209th after [[Aegon I Targaryen|Aegon]]'s crowning in [[Oldtown]] that maesters and educated people use as a reference to date the years.
  
209 AC, also known as ''The Year of the Great Spring Sickness'', saw the death of Prince [[Baelor Targaryen (son of Daeron II)|Baelor Targaryen]], the Hand of the King, during a tourney at [[Ashford]]. Baelor's death was followed by the [[Great Spring Sickness]], which killed King [[Daeron II Targaryen]], Baelor's father, as well as Baelor's two sons, and King Daerons direct heirs, Prince [[Valarr Targaryen]] and Prince [[Matarys Targaryen]]. Daeron's younger son, Prince [[Aerys I Targaryen|Aerys Targaryen]], was crowned as King Aerys I Targaryen because of these deaths.
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209 AC was a spring year. In that year was the death of Prince [[Baelor Targaryen (son of Daeron II)|Baelor Targaryen]], the [[Hand of the King]], during a [[Ashford tourney|tourney]] at [[Ashford]]. Later that year the [[Great Spring Sickness]] began, which killed tens of thousands, including Baelor's father King [[Daeron II Targaryen]], as well as Baelor's two sons and King Daeron's direct heirs, Prince [[Valarr Targaryen]] and Prince [[Matarys Targaryen]]. Daeron's second son, Prince [[Aerys I Targaryen|Aerys Targaryen]], was crowned as King Aerys I Targaryen because of these deaths.
  
 
==Events==
 
==Events==
* A tourney takes place at [[Ashford]].  
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* A [[Ashford tourney|tourney]] takes place at [[Ashford]].  
* The minor branch of [[House Fossoway of New Barrel|House Fossoway]] is founded.
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* The minor branch of [[House Fossoway of New Barrel|House Fossoway]] (aka "the green-apple Fossoways") is founded.
 
* Prince [[Aerion Targaryen]] is sent to [[Lys]].
 
* Prince [[Aerion Targaryen]] is sent to [[Lys]].
* Prince [[Aegon V|Aegon Targaryen]] joins the hedge knight Ser [[Duncan the Tall]] as squire.
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* Prince [[Aegon V|Aegon Targaryen]] joins the hedge knight Ser [[Duncan the Tall]] as his squire.
* [[The Great Spring Sickness]] begins and spreads.
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* The [[Great Spring Sickness]] begins and spreads.
 
* Prince [[Aerys I Targaryen|Aerys Targaryen]] is crowned as King Aerys I Targaryen upon the death of King Daeron II. His wife, Princess [[Aelinor Penrose]], becomes Queen.
 
* Prince [[Aerys I Targaryen|Aerys Targaryen]] is crowned as King Aerys I Targaryen upon the death of King Daeron II. His wife, Princess [[Aelinor Penrose]], becomes Queen.
 
* [[Brynden Rivers]] is named [[Hand of the King]] for King [[Aerys I Targaryen]].
 
* [[Brynden Rivers]] is named [[Hand of the King]] for King [[Aerys I Targaryen]].
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==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
 
* Ser [[Arlan of Pennytree]], of a chill.{{Ref|THK}}
 
* Ser [[Arlan of Pennytree]], of a chill.{{Ref|THK}}
* Prince [[Baelor Targaryen (son of Daeron II)|Baelor Targaryen]], slain by his brother Prince [[Maekar I Targaryen|Maekar]], due to a tourney mishap.{{Ref|THK}}
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* Prince [[Baelor Targaryen (son of Daeron II)|Baelor Targaryen]], slain by his brother Prince [[Maekar I Targaryen|Maekar]], due to a [[tourney]] mishap.{{Ref|THK}}
* Ser [[Humfrey Beesbury]], slain during the Trial of Seven by Ser [[Donnel of Duskendale]].{{Ref|THK}}
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* Ser [[Humfrey Beesbury]], slain during the [[Trial of Seven]] by Ser [[Donnel of Duskendale]].{{Ref|THK}}
 
* Ser [[Humfrey Hardyng]], severely wounded during the Trial of Seven, later succumbed of his wounds.{{Ref|THK}}
 
* Ser [[Humfrey Hardyng]], severely wounded during the Trial of Seven, later succumbed of his wounds.{{Ref|THK}}
 
* Prince [[Valarr Targaryen]], due to the Great Spring Sickness, mere hours before his grandfather, King Daeron II.{{Ref|TSS}}
 
* Prince [[Valarr Targaryen]], due to the Great Spring Sickness, mere hours before his grandfather, King Daeron II.{{Ref|TSS}}

Revision as of 14:32, 4 April 2016


The events depicted in The Hedge Knight take place in 209 AC.

Year 209 After the Conquest (209 AC) is a year in the Westerosi calendar, the 209th after Aegon's crowning in Oldtown that maesters and educated people use as a reference to date the years.

209 AC was a spring year. In that year was the death of Prince Baelor Targaryen, the Hand of the King, during a tourney at Ashford. Later that year the Great Spring Sickness began, which killed tens of thousands, including Baelor's father King Daeron II Targaryen, as well as Baelor's two sons and King Daeron's direct heirs, Prince Valarr Targaryen and Prince Matarys Targaryen. Daeron's second son, Prince Aerys Targaryen, was crowned as King Aerys I Targaryen because of these deaths.

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