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This article is about the daughter of Aegon III Targaryen. For the other character who shares the same name, see Rhaena Targaryen (daughter of Aenys).
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"The simpering Baelor, "the Blessed", created the Maidenvault to imprison his own sisters and save himself from carnal thoughts. Disgusting! "
Joffrey Baratheon[src]

Princess Rhaena Targaryen was a Princess of the Targaryen dynasty and a sister of Baelor the Blessed.

Biography

Rhaena Targaryen was a Princess of the Targaryen dynasty and a sister of Baelor the Blessed, who imprisoned her along their sisters Daena and Elaena at the Maidenvault to prevent carnal temptations.[1]

Family tree

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Aegon III
Targaryen

Deceased
 
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Unknown
Queen
Deceased
 
 
 
 
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Viserys II
Targaryen

Deceased
 
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Visneya
Targaryen

Deceased
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Daeron I
Targaryen

"Daeron the
Young Dragon"
Deceased

 
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Baelor I
Targaryen

"Baelor the
Blessed"
Deceased
 
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Elaena
Targaryen

Deceased


 
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Rhaena
Targaryen

Deceased


 
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Daena
Targaryen

"Daena the
Defiant"
Deceased
 
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Aegon IV
Targaryen

Deceased


 
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Naerys
Targaryen

Deceased


 
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Aemon
Targaryen
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"the
Dragonknight"
Deceased

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Daemon I
Blackfyre
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Deceased




 
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3 other Great
Bastards
of Aegon
IV by different
women:
Bloodraven, Bittersteel,
and Shiera
Deceased
 
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Daeron II
Targaryen

Deceased





 
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Daenerys
Targaryen

Deceased





In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Rhaena was the second daughter of King Aegon III. She's described as a feminine beauty, soft and sweet, more rounded than her two sisters. She loved lace and gold trim and often embroidered depictions of faith on her clothing. She had silver-gold hair, more gold than silver. Unlike Daena and Elaena, she never chaffed at their confinement. She was heavily influenced by her brother, eventually becoming a septa of the Faith of the Seven.

Aegon III's daughter Rhaena was actually at least the third member of House Targaryen to bear that name, because names often repeat in dynasties. The other two Rhaenas have not yet been introduced into the TV continuity. The first Rhaena was a sister of Jaehaerys I, who was forced to marry her half-uncle Maegor the Cruel after he killed her current husband (her brother Aegon). The second Rhaena was Aegon III's own half-sister, called "Rhaena of Pentos". They both shared the same father, Daemon Targaryen, but had different mothers.

See also

References

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