Second Quarrel

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The Second Quarrel is one of the two recorded estrangements between King Jaehaerys I Targaryen and his queen, Alyssane Targaryen. The quarrel began in 92 AC, when Jaehaerys decided to pass over his granddaughter Rhaenys, the only heir of his deceased eldest son Aemon, in favor of his son Baelon, in the line of succession. Alysanne believed there was no reason to favor a man over a woman, and thought that, if Jaehaerys believed women to be of less use, he would have no need of her. The couple reconciled two years later, in 94 AC, with the help of their daughter, Septa Maegelle.[1]

References and Notes

  1. The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Jaehaerys I.