|The title of this article is conjecture based on information revealed in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels or related material and may be subject to change.
After the death of Viserys, the Small Council convened, at which point the Hand of the King Otto Hightower demanded that the matter of the succession be settled. Wylde and the other members of the council argued that Rhaenyra Targaryen had already been named Viserys' heir, but Criston Cole insisted that a son always comes first in the line of succession. The meeting lasted an entire night.
In the books
In the A Song of Ice and Fire books, Jasper Wylde's story is the same. After Rhaenyra took King's Landing, he was executed for treason, insisting unto his death that the Iron Throne goes to a son before a daughter.