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{{Infobox character
| Character_name= [[File:House_Targaryen_crest.PNG|50px|left]] Daena Targaryen [[File:House_Targaryen_crest.PNG|50px|right]]
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| Character_name= [[File:House Targaryen.svg|50px|left]] Daena Targaryen [[File:House Targaryen.svg|50px|right]]
 
| image = [[Image:Daena.jpg|300px]]
 
| image = [[Image:Daena.jpg|300px]]
 
| image_caption = Daena by [http://en.amokanet.ru/gallery/martin/ Amok©]
 
| image_caption = Daena by [http://en.amokanet.ru/gallery/martin/ Amok©]
| Alias = Daena the Defiant
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| Alias = Daena the Defiant{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}
| Title = Princess
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| Title = [[Prince]]ss<br>Queen <small>(briefly)</small>
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| Predecessor  = [[Daenaera Velaryon]] <small>(queen consort)</small>
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| Successor    = [[Naerys Targaryen]] <small>(queen consort)</small>
 
| Allegiance = [[House Targaryen]]
 
| Allegiance = [[House Targaryen]]
| Race =  
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| Race = [[Valyria]]n
| Culture = [[Valyrian Freehold|Valyrian]]
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| Culture = [[Crownlands]]
| Spouse = King [[Baelor I Targaryen]]
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| Father        = [[Aegon III Targaryen]]
| Place_of_Birth= [[King's Landing]]{{Ref|awoiaf}}
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| Mother        = [[Daenaera Velaryon]]
| Date_of_Birth = {{Date|145}}<ref>''See the [[Years after Aegon's Conquest/Calculations Ages#Daena Targaryen|Daena Targaryen]] calculation''</ref>
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| Spouse = King [[Baelor I Targaryen]] <small>(dissolved)</small>
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| Lover        = King [[Aegon IV Targaryen]]
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| Issue        = [[Daemon I Blackfyre]]
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| Place_of_Birth= [[King's Landing]]{{Ref|AWOIAF|Daena Targaryen}}
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| Date_of_Birth = {{Date|145}}<ref name=ages>''See the [[Years after Aegon's Conquest/Calculations Ages#Daena Targaryen|Daena Targaryen]] calculation''</ref>
 
| Place_of_Death=
 
| Place_of_Death=
| Date_of_Death =
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| Date_of_Death = or after {{Date|171}}<ref name=ages/>
| Books = ''[[The World of Ice and Fire]]'' (mentioned)<br>''[[A Feast for Crows]]'' (mentioned)
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| Books = ''[[The World of Ice & Fire]]'' (mentioned)<br>''[[A Feast for Crows]]'' (mentioned)<br>''[[A Dance with Dragons]]'' (mentioned)
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
Princess '''Daena Targaryen''', also known as '''Daena the Defiant''', was the eldest daughter of King [[Aegon III Targaryen]] and Queen [[Daenaera Velaryon]]. She was the sister-wife of King [[Baelor I Targaryen]], and was the mother of [[Daemon I Blackfyre|Daemon Blackfyre]], her bastard son by the future King [[Aegon IV Targaryen]].{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}<ref name=MaidensTower>[[So Spake Martin]]: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/SSM/Entry/Three_Maidens_in_the_Tower Three Maidens in the Tower], June 27, 2006</ref>
 
Princess '''Daena Targaryen''', also known as '''Daena the Defiant''', was the eldest daughter of King [[Aegon III Targaryen]] and Queen [[Daenaera Velaryon]]. She was the sister-wife of King [[Baelor I Targaryen]], and was the mother of [[Daemon I Blackfyre|Daemon Blackfyre]], her bastard son by the future King [[Aegon IV Targaryen]].{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}<ref name=MaidensTower>[[So Spake Martin]]: [http://www.westeros.org/Citadel/SSM/Entry/Three_Maidens_in_the_Tower Three Maidens in the Tower], June 27, 2006</ref>
  
==Character and Appearance==
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==Appearance and Character==
The most famous of three sisters, Daena was much loved, both for her beauty and courage.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}} Daena was wild almost from birth. A Targaryen to the bone, she was strong, beautiful, and wilful and like the rest of her siblings had Valyrian looks. Her long silver-gold hair was thick and curly, an untamed mane that framed her heart-shaped face and her sparling [[purple eyes|purple]] eyes. To top it off, she had a a fearless "I'll dare anything" smile. Daena was lithe and athletic.<ref name=MaidensTower/>{{Ref|awoiaf}} She was an expert horsewoman and also a hunter and a fine archer with the Dornish short recurved bow her brother Daeron had brought her from [[Dorne]]. She was also practised at riding at rings, though she was never allowed to ride in a tourney, despite her best efforts.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}
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:''See also: [[:Category:Images of Daena Targaryen|Images of Daena Targaryen]]''
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The most famous of three sisters, Daena was much loved, both for her beauty and courage.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}} Daena was wild almost from birth. A [[House Targaryen|Targaryen]] to the bone, she was strong, beautiful, and wilful and like the rest of her siblings had [[Valyria]]n looks. Her long silver-gold hair was thick and curly, an untamed mane that framed her heart-shaped face and her sparkling [[purple eyes|purple]] eyes. To top it off, she had a fearless "I'll dare anything" smile.<ref name=MaidensTower/>
  
She worshipped her father and idolized her brother [[Daeron I Targaryen|Daeron]].<ref name=MaidensTower/>
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Daena was lithe and athletic.{{Ref|awoiaf| Daena Targaryen}}<ref name=MaidensTower/> She was an expert horsewoman and also a hunter and a fine archer. She was also practiced at riding at rings, though she was never allowed to ride in a tourney, despite her best efforts.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}
  
Daena often dressed dramatically. As a child, she always wore black in emulation of her father. After her brother Baelor failed to consummate their marriage, she changed to all white, and vowed to wear nothing else until she had been properly bedded, in hopes of shaming him. Later, while locked up in the [[Maidenvault]], Daena escaped trice, dressed as a servant or as one of the small folk.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}
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She worshiped her father and idolized her brother Daeron.<ref name=MaidensTower/> She used a [[Dorne|Dornish]] short recurved bow brought back by Daeron from his [[conquest of Dorne]].{{ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}
  
She always wore the golden three-headed dragon pendant she had inherited from her father. At court she wore it on a fine golden chain; when in disguise, she hung it on a leather thong and hid it beneath her clothes. Supposedly she even wore it when bathing and when making love.<ref name=MaidensTower/>
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Daena often dressed dramatically. As a child, she always wore black in emulation of her father. After her brother [[Baelor I Targaryen|Baelor]] failed to consummate their marriage, she changed to all white.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}
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She always wore the golden three-headed dragon pendant she had inherited from her father. At court she wore it on a fine golden chain; when in disguise as a [[peasant]], she hung it on a leather thong and hid it beneath her clothes. Supposedly she even wore it when bathing and when making love.<ref name=MaidensTower/>
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The ship ''[[Princess Daena]]'' is [[Named after|named]] in her honor.{{Ref|ADWD|15}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Born in {{Date|145}}, Daena was the third child and eldest daughter of King [[Aegon III Targaryen]] and Queen [[Daenaera Velaryon]]. She had two older brothers, [[Daeron I Targaryen|Daeron]] and [[Baelor I Targaryen|Baelor]], and two younger sisters, [[Rhaena Targaryen (daughter of Aegon III)|Rhaena]] and [[Elaena Targaryen|Elaena]].{{Ref|TWOIAF| Appendix: Targaryen Lineage}} In {{Date|160}}, at the age of fifteen, Daena was married to her brother [[Baelor I Targaryen|Baelor]].{{Ref|aFfC|30}}{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}} Daena and Baelor's marriage was an unhappy one, with her pious brother obsessed by the [[Faith of the Seven]]. Baelor refused to consummate their marriage,{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}} causing Daena to dress all in white (where previously she had always dressed all black, as her father had done) and vowed not to wear anything else until she had been properly bedded, in the hope of shaming her husband. Her plan did not work, as Baelor preferred her in white, feeling it made her look more innocent.<ref name=MaidensTower/>
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===Youth===
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Born in {{Date|145}}, Daena was the third child and eldest daughter of King [[Aegon III Targaryen]] and Queen [[Daenaera Velaryon]]. She had two older brothers, [[Daeron I Targaryen|Daeron]] and [[Baelor I Targaryen|Baelor]], and two younger sisters, [[Rhaena Targaryen (daughter of Aegon III)|Rhaena]] and [[Elaena Targaryen|Elaena]].{{Ref|TWOIAF| Appendix: Targaryen Lineage}}
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In {{Date|160}}, at the age of fifteen, Daena was married to her brother Baelor.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}{{Ref|aFfC|30}} Their marriage was an unhappy one, with her pious brother obsessed by the [[Faith of the Seven]]. Baelor refused to consummate their marriage,{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}} causing Daena to dress all in white (where previously she had always dressed all black, as her father had done) and vowed not to wear anything else until she had been properly bedded, in the hope of shaming her husband. Her plan did not work, as Baelor preferred her in white, feeling it made her look more innocent.<ref name=MaidensTower/>
  
 
===The Maidenvault===
 
===The Maidenvault===
King Daeron I died in [[Dorne]] in {{Date|161}}, and Baelor ascended the [[Iron Throne]]. Early in his reign, he convinced the [[High Septon]] to dissolve his marriage to Daena, since it had never been consummated.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}<ref name=MaidensTower/>{{Ref|aFfC|30}} Next, the new King had Daena and her two sisters confined to their own apartments in the [[Red Keep]],{{Ref|aFfC|28}} which soon became known as the Maidenvault, so the sight of them would not tempt Baelor or others in his court to mortal lusts.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}<ref name=MaidensTower/>
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[[File:Daena_Chillyravenart.png|thumb|300px|Daena the Defiant, pregnant with the future [[Daemon Blackfyre|Daemon Waters]], by Chillyravenart ©]]
  
During the decade she was confined in the Maidenvault, Daena quickly became known as the Defiant, for she was the most restless of the three sisters. She escaped her confinements trice, disguised as either a servant or one of the small folk. During the end of Baelor's reign, Daena even contrived to get pregnant, and in late {{Date|170}} she gave birth to a bastard son whom she named [[Daemon Waters|Daemon]] after her [[Daemon Targaryen|grandfather]].<ref>Daemon's birth caused Baelor's 40-day fast, which killed him. As Baelor died in 171 AC, and Daemon was born in 170 AC, Daemon's birth thus occured late in the year</ref>{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}} She refused to name the father, who was suspected, and eventually revealed, to have been her cousin, Prince [[Aegon IV Targaryen|Aegon]]. Daemon's father was not revealed until {{Date|182}}.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Aegon IV}}
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King Daeron I died in [[Dorne]] in {{Date|161}}, and Baelor ascended the [[Iron Throne]]. Early in his reign, he convinced the [[High Septon]] to dissolve his marriage to Daena, since it had never been consummated.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}<ref name=MaidensTower/>{{Ref|aFfC|30}} Next, the new king had Daena and her two sisters confined to their own apartments in the [[Red Keep]],{{Ref|aFfC|28}} which soon became known as the [[Maidenvault]], so the sight of them would not tempt Baelor or others in his court to mortal lusts.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}<ref name=MaidensTower/>
  
The birth of Daena's son led to a fast by King Baelor I. He fasted for forty days, taking only water and a little bit of bread. On the forty-first day of his fast, he was found collapsed before the altar of the Mother.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}} After Baelor's death in {{Date|171}}, there were some amongst the smallfolk and the lords who felt that the Iron Throne should now pass to Daena, as she was Aegon III's eldest surviving child. However, Daena had been isolated for a decade in the Maidenvault, which had left her and her sisters without powerful allies. In addition, the memories of the [[Dance of the Dragons]] and the last time a [[Rhaenyra Targaryen|woman]] sat the Iron Throne left many leery of the idea of a woman on the throne. As well, Daena was seen by many as being wild, unmanageable, and wanton (due to her giving birth to a bastard son the year before, while still refusing to name the father). The precedents of the [[Great Council#Great Council of 101 AC|Great Council of 101 AC]] and the Dance of the Dragons were cited, and the claims of Daena and her sisters were set aside. So, the crown passed to their uncle, [[Viserys II Targaryen]].{{Ref|twoiaf| The Targaryen Kings: Viserys II}}
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During the decade she was confined in the Maidenvault, Daena quickly became known as the Defiant, for she was the most restless of the three sisters. She escaped her confinements thrice, disguised as either a servant or one of the [[smallfolk]]. Towards the end of Baelor's reign, Daena contrived to get pregnant. In late {{Date|170}}, she gave birth to a bastard son whom she named [[Daemon I Blackfyre|Daemon]], after her grandfather, Prince [[Daemon Targaryen]].{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}}<ref>Daemon's birth caused Baelor's 40-day fast, which killed him. As Baelor died in 171 AC, and Daemon was born in 170 AC, Daemon's birth thus occurred late in the year</ref> She refused to name the father, who was suspected, and eventually revealed, to have been her cousin, Prince [[Aegon IV Targaryen|Aegon]]. Daemon's father was not revealed until {{Date|182}}.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Aegon IV}}
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The birth of Daena's son led to a fast by King Baelor I. He fasted for forty days, taking only water and a little bit of bread. On the forty-first day of his fast, he was found collapsed before the altar of [[Mother (the Seven)|the Mother]].{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I}} After Baelor's death in {{Date|171}}, there were some amongst the smallfolk and the lords who felt that the Iron Throne should now pass to Daena, as she was [[Aegon III Targaryen]]'s eldest surviving child. However, Daena had been isolated for a decade in the Maidenvault, which had left her and her sisters without powerful allies. In addition, the memories of the [[Dance of the Dragons]] and of [[Rhaenyra Targaryen]], the last woman to sit the Iron Throne, left many leery of the idea of a ruling queen. As well, Daena was seen by many as being wild, unmanageable, and wanton, due to her giving birth to a bastard son the year before, while still refusing to name the father. The precedents of the [[Great Council#Great Council of 101 AC|Great Council of 101 AC]] and the Dance of the Dragons were cited, and the claims of Daena and her sisters were set aside. So, the crown passed to their uncle, [[Viserys II Targaryen]].{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Targaryen Kings: Viserys II}}
  
 
==Family==
 
==Family==
{{Template:Targaryen tree Aegon III}}
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{{Targaryen tree Aegon III}}
  
 
===Daena's Blackfyre descendants===
 
===Daena's Blackfyre descendants===
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==Quotes by Daena==
 
==Quotes by Daena==
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==Quotes about Daena==
 
==Quotes about Daena==
{{Quote|Daena was [[House Targaryen|Targaryen]] to the bone; strong, beautiful, willful.<ref name=MaidensTower/>}} - [[George R. R. Martin]]
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{{Quote|Daena was [[House Targaryen|Targaryen]] to the bone; strong, beautiful, willful.<ref name=MaidensTower/>|[[George R. R. Martin]]}}
  
==References and Notes==
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{{Quote|'''Lancel''': Marriage requires consummation. King [[Baelor I Targaryen|Baelor]] was made to wed his sister Daena, but they never lived as man and wife, and he put her aside as soon as he was crowned.<br>
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'''Jaime''': The realm would have been better served if he had closed his eyes and fucked her. I know enough of [[Blackfyre Pretenders|history]] to know that.{{Ref|AFFC|30}}|[[Lancel Lannister]] and [[Jaime Lannister]]}}
  
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==References==
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{{References|2}}
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{{Royal consorts of Westeros}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:03, 30 December 2020

House Targaryen.svg
Daena Targaryen
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Daena.jpg
Daena by Amok©

Alias(es) Daena the Defiant[1]
Title(s) Princess
Queen (briefly)
Allegiance House Targaryen
Predecessor Daenaera Velaryon (queen consort)
Successor Naerys Targaryen (queen consort)
Race Valyrian
Culture(s) Crownlands
Born In 145 AC[2], at King's Landing[3]
Died In or after 171 AC[2]
Spouse(s) King Baelor I Targaryen (dissolved)
Lover(s) King Aegon IV Targaryen
Issue Daemon I Blackfyre
Father Aegon III Targaryen
Mother Daenaera Velaryon
Book(s) The World of Ice & Fire (mentioned)
A Feast for Crows (mentioned)
A Dance with Dragons (mentioned)

Princess Daena Targaryen, also known as Daena the Defiant, was the eldest daughter of King Aegon III Targaryen and Queen Daenaera Velaryon. She was the sister-wife of King Baelor I Targaryen, and was the mother of Daemon Blackfyre, her bastard son by the future King Aegon IV Targaryen.[1][4]

Appearance and Character

See also: Images of Daena Targaryen

The most famous of three sisters, Daena was much loved, both for her beauty and courage.[1] Daena was wild almost from birth. A Targaryen to the bone, she was strong, beautiful, and wilful and like the rest of her siblings had Valyrian looks. Her long silver-gold hair was thick and curly, an untamed mane that framed her heart-shaped face and her sparkling purple eyes. To top it off, she had a fearless "I'll dare anything" smile.[4]

Daena was lithe and athletic.[5][4] She was an expert horsewoman and also a hunter and a fine archer. She was also practiced at riding at rings, though she was never allowed to ride in a tourney, despite her best efforts.[1]

She worshiped her father and idolized her brother Daeron.[4] She used a Dornish short recurved bow brought back by Daeron from his conquest of Dorne.[1]

Daena often dressed dramatically. As a child, she always wore black in emulation of her father. After her brother Baelor failed to consummate their marriage, she changed to all white.[1]

She always wore the golden three-headed dragon pendant she had inherited from her father. At court she wore it on a fine golden chain; when in disguise as a peasant, she hung it on a leather thong and hid it beneath her clothes. Supposedly she even wore it when bathing and when making love.[4]

The ship Princess Daena is named in her honor.[6]

History

Youth

Born in 145 AC, Daena was the third child and eldest daughter of King Aegon III Targaryen and Queen Daenaera Velaryon. She had two older brothers, Daeron and Baelor, and two younger sisters, Rhaena and Elaena.[7]

In 160 AC, at the age of fifteen, Daena was married to her brother Baelor.[1][8] Their marriage was an unhappy one, with her pious brother obsessed by the Faith of the Seven. Baelor refused to consummate their marriage,[1] causing Daena to dress all in white (where previously she had always dressed all black, as her father had done) and vowed not to wear anything else until she had been properly bedded, in the hope of shaming her husband. Her plan did not work, as Baelor preferred her in white, feeling it made her look more innocent.[4]

The Maidenvault

Daena the Defiant, pregnant with the future Daemon Waters, by Chillyravenart ©

King Daeron I died in Dorne in 161 AC, and Baelor ascended the Iron Throne. Early in his reign, he convinced the High Septon to dissolve his marriage to Daena, since it had never been consummated.[1][4][8] Next, the new king had Daena and her two sisters confined to their own apartments in the Red Keep,[9] which soon became known as the Maidenvault, so the sight of them would not tempt Baelor or others in his court to mortal lusts.[1][4]

During the decade she was confined in the Maidenvault, Daena quickly became known as the Defiant, for she was the most restless of the three sisters. She escaped her confinements thrice, disguised as either a servant or one of the smallfolk. Towards the end of Baelor's reign, Daena contrived to get pregnant. In late 170 AC, she gave birth to a bastard son whom she named Daemon, after her grandfather, Prince Daemon Targaryen.[1][10] She refused to name the father, who was suspected, and eventually revealed, to have been her cousin, Prince Aegon. Daemon's father was not revealed until 182 AC.[11]

The birth of Daena's son led to a fast by King Baelor I. He fasted for forty days, taking only water and a little bit of bread. On the forty-first day of his fast, he was found collapsed before the altar of the Mother.[1] After Baelor's death in 171 AC, there were some amongst the smallfolk and the lords who felt that the Iron Throne should now pass to Daena, as she was Aegon III Targaryen's eldest surviving child. However, Daena had been isolated for a decade in the Maidenvault, which had left her and her sisters without powerful allies. In addition, the memories of the Dance of the Dragons and of Rhaenyra Targaryen, the last woman to sit the Iron Throne, left many leery of the idea of a ruling queen. As well, Daena was seen by many as being wild, unmanageable, and wanton, due to her giving birth to a bastard son the year before, while still refusing to name the father. The precedents of the Great Council of 101 AC and the Dance of the Dragons were cited, and the claims of Daena and her sisters were set aside. So, the crown passed to their uncle, Viserys II Targaryen.[12]

Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aemma
Arryn
 
 
 
Viserys I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alicent
Hightower
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daemon
 
Rhaenyra
 
 
 
 
 
Aegon II
 
Helaena
 
Aemond
 
Daeron
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Viserys II
 
Larra
Rogare
 
Daenaera
Velaryon
 
Aegon III
 
Jaehaera
 
Jaehaerys
 
Maelor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aemon
 
Naerys
 
Aegon IV
 
 
 
 
Daena
 
Baelor I
 
Daeron I
 
Rhaena
 
Elaena
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daeron II
 
Myriah
Martell
 
Maron
Martell
 
Daenerys
 
Daemon
Blackfyre
 
Rohanne
of Tyrosh
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
House
Targaryen
 
 
 
 
 
House
Martell
 
 
 
 
 
House
Blackfyre
 
 
 


Daena's Blackfyre descendants

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daena
Targaryen
 
 
 
Aegon IV
Targaryen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barba
Bracken
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daemon I
 
Rohanne
of Tyrosh
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aegon
 
Aemon
 
Daemon II
 
Haegon
 
Unknown
wife
 
Aenys
 
Two sons
 
Daughter(s)
 
Calla
 
Aegor Rivers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daemon III
 
Son(s)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daemon
 
Maelys
 

Quotes by Daena

I was born to ride a dragon.[4]

Quotes about Daena

Daena was Targaryen to the bone; strong, beautiful, willful.[4]

Lancel: Marriage requires consummation. King Baelor was made to wed his sister Daena, but they never lived as man and wife, and he put her aside as soon as he was crowned.
Jaime: The realm would have been better served if he had closed his eyes and fucked her. I know enough of history to know that.[8]

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Baelor I.
  2. 2.0 2.1 See the Daena Targaryen calculation
  3. George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire, Daena Targaryen.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 So Spake Martin: Three Maidens in the Tower, June 27, 2006
  5. George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire, Daena Targaryen.
  6. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 15, Davos II.
  7. The World of Ice & Fire, Appendix: Targaryen Lineage.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 30, Jaime IV.
  9. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 28, Cersei VI.
  10. Daemon's birth caused Baelor's 40-day fast, which killed him. As Baelor died in 171 AC, and Daemon was born in 170 AC, Daemon's birth thus occurred late in the year
  11. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aegon IV.
  12. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Viserys II.