In 99 AC the royal family was hit by two close deaths. Their youngest child, princess Gael Targaryen, committed suicide after getting pregnant by a traveling singer and give birth to a stillborn son. And septon Barth, their friend and Hand of the King for forty years, passed away in his sleep. The Lord Commander of the Kingsguard, Ser Ryam Redwyne, was named Hand in his place. 
- Princess Gael Targaryen, allegedly of summer fever, in truth due to suicide.
- Septon Barth, Hand of the King.