List of known betrothals

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Though not required, a marriage is often preceded by a betrothal. This article assembles the betrothal mentioned in the series.

Known betrothals

Future groom Future bride Regions Notes
Aegon II Targaryen[1] Cassandra Baratheon Crownlands - Stormlands  
Aegon III Targaryen[1][2] Jaehaera Targaryen[1] Crownlands At the end of the Dance of the Dragons, Aegon III was betrothed to Jaehaera Targaryen. After her death, Lord Unwin Peake arranged for Aegon III to marry his daughter, Myrielle Peake. Due to pressure from the lords and ladies of the realm who disapproved of Peake's choice, Unwin announced a ball that came to be known as the Maiden's Day Cattle Show, where Aegon III would choose his betrothed himself. Aegon chose Daenaera Velaryon.
Daenaera Velaryon[2]
Myrielle Peake[2] Crownlands - Reach
Aemon Targaryen[3] Jocelyn Baratheon Crownlands - Stormlands The betrothal was announced in 68 AC and the wedding took place two years later.[3]
Axell Florent[4] Gerrick Kingsblood's eldest daughter Reach - North of the Wall  
Beric Dondarrion[5] Allyria Dayne Stormlands - Dorne  
Unnamed Bracken[6] Daughter of Elys Waynwood Riverlands - Vale of Arryn She was carried off by Burned Men on her way to the marriage.[6]
Brandon Stark[7] Catelyn Tully North - Riverlands After Brandon's death, Catelyn married his younger brother, Eddard, instead.[7]
Brus Buckler[4] Gerrick Kingsblood's second daughter Stormlands - North of the Wall  
Unnamed Corbray[8] One of Lord Tarth's triplet daughters Vale of Arryn - Stormlands The betrothal was arranged by Queen Rhaenys Targaryen.[8]
Corwyn Corbray[9] Rhaena Targaryen Vale of Arryn - Crownlands The wedding took place a fortnight after their quick betrothal.[9]
Cregan Stark[10] Alysanne Blackwood North - Riverlands They married at Winterfell in 132 AC, the following year of their betrothal.[10]
Elmar Frey[11] Arya Stark Riverlands - North An angry Arya wishes the death of Elmar’s betrothed, not knowing it is her.[12]
Daeron Targaryen[13] Olenna Redwyne Crownlands - Reach  
Daryn Hornwood[14] Alys Karstark North After Daryn's death and the escape of Jaime Lannister from captivity at Riverrun, Alys's father, Lord Rickard Karstark, offers his daughter's hand to whomever brings him Jaime.[15]
Duncan Targaryen[13] Daughter of Lyonel Baratheon Crownlands - Stormlands  
Unnamed Lord Grafton[16] Prudence Celtigar Vale of Arryn - Crownlands The betrothal was arranged by Queen Alysanne Targaryen.[16]
Unnamed Harlaw[8] One of Lord Tarth's triplet daughters Iron Islands - Stormlands The betrothal was arranged by Queen Rhaenys Targaryen.[8]
Harrold Hardyng[6] Sansa Stark (as Alayne Stone) Vale of Arryn - North  
Unnamed Hightower[8] One of Lord Tarth's triplet daughters Reach - Stormlands The betrothal was arranged by Queen Rhaenys Targaryen.[8]
Jacaerys Velaryon[17] Baela Targaryen Crownlands At the time of the announcement of the betrothal in 118 AC, Jacaerys was four and Baela two.[17]
Jaehaerys II Targaryen[13] Celia Tully Crownlands - Riverlands  
Joffrey Baratheon[18] Sansa Stark Crownlands - North  
Joffrey Velaryon[19] Youngest daughter of Lord Desmond Manderly Crownlands - North  
Laenor Velaryon[17] Rhaenyra Targaryen Crownlands Laenor was knighted a fortnight before their wedding.[17]
Larys Strong[1] Floris Baratheon Riverlands - Stormlands  
Lucerys Velaryon[17] Rhaena Targaryen Crownlands At the time of the announcement of the betrothal in 118 AC, Lucerys was three and Rhaena two.[17]
Luthor Tyrell[13] Shaera Targaryen Crownlands - Reach  
Malegorn of Redpool[4] Gerrick Kingsblood's youngest daughter Unknown - North of the Wall  
A younger son of Lord Theomore Manderly[20] Each to one of Queen Alysanne Targaryen's ladies-in-waiting North - Unknown The betrothals were arranged by Queen Alysanne Targaryen while on a royal progress in the North.[20]
An other younger son of Lord Theomore Manderly[20]
A nephew of Lord Theomore Manderly[20]
Unnamed Lord Mullendore[20] Jennis Templeton Reach - Vale of Arryn The betrothal was arranged by Queen Alysanne Targaryen.[20]
Rhaegar Frey[21] Wynafryd Manderly Riverlands - North  
Rickon Stark[22] Firstborn daughter of Jacaerys Velaryon North - Crownlands For more information, see Pact of Ice and Fire
Robb Stark[11] Daughter of Lord Walder Frey North - Riverlands Robb broke the betrothal by marrying Jeyne Westerling.[23]
Robert Baratheon[24] Lyanna Stark Stormlands - North  
Rodrik Arryn[3] Daella Targaryen Vale of Arryn - Crownlands The betrothal lasted less than a year, as the two quickly married.[3]
Sealord's son[17] Laena Velaryon Braavos - Crownlands  
Thaddeus Rowan[25] Floris Baratheon Reach - Stormlands The two were betrothed in 132 AC. Floris died in childbed two years later.[25]
Theomore Manderly[3] Viserra Targaryen North - Crownlands The betrothal was announced in 86 AC.[3]
Tion Lannister[26] Daughter of Lord Rowan Westerlands - Reach Tion was originally betrothed to a daughter of Lord Rowan. However, after his twin brother Tywald died, Tywald's betrothed, Ellyn Reyne, convinced him to espouse her instead.[26]
Ellyn Reyne Westerlands
Trystane Martell[27] Myrcella Baratheon Dorne - Crownlands  
Tywald Lannister[26] Ellyn Reyne Westerlands  
Unknown[28] Elissa Farman Unknown - Westerlands Elissa was twice betrothed (at age 12 and 16) but she frightened off her betrothed both times.[28]
Unknown[28]
Uther Peake[20] Prunella Celtigar Reach - Crownlands The betrothal was arranged by Queen Alysanne Targaryen.[20]
Viserys Targaryen[29] Arianne Martell Crownlands - Dorne For more information, see Secret marriage pact
"Little" Walder Frey[21] Wylla Manderly Riverlands - North  

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons — The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Fire & Blood, Under the Regents — War and Peace and Cattle Shows.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Fire & Blood, The Long Reign — Jaehaerys and Alysanne — Policy, Progeny, and Pain.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 69, Jon XIII.
  5. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 43, Arya VIII.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 41, Alayne II.
  7. 7.0 7.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 6, Catelyn II.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Fire & Blood, Three Heads Had the Dragon — Governance Under King Aegon I.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Fire & Blood, Under the Regents — The Hooded Hand.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Fire & Blood, Aftermath — The Hour of the Wolf.
  11. 11.0 11.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 59, Catelyn IX.
  12. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 64, Arya X.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aegon V.
  14. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 44, Jon IX.
  15. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 20, Catelyn III.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Fire & Blood, Birth, Death, and Betrayal Under King Jaehaerys I.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 17.6 The Rogue Prince.
  18. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 7, Arya I.
  19. Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons — A Son for a Son.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 Fire & Blood, Jaehaerys and Alysanne — Their Triumphs and Tragedies.
  21. 21.0 21.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 19, Davos III.
  22. Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - A Son for a Son.
  23. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 14, Catelyn II.
  24. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 35, Eddard IX.
  25. 25.0 25.1 Fire & Blood, Under the Regents - The Hooded Hand.
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 The World of Ice & Fire, The Westerlands: House Lannister Under the Dragons.
  27. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 20, Tyrion V.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 Fire & Blood, A Surfeit of Rulers.
  29. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 43, Daenerys VII.