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House Thorne

Ser Rickard Thorne is a knight of the Kingsguard of Aegon II.



Rickard is a member of House Thorne, a noble house from the Crownlands. After Criston is appointed Hand of the King, Rickard becomes Alicent's new sworn protector.[1]

House of the Dragon: Season 2[]

Rickard and another Kingsguard escort Alicent to the Grand Sept.[1]

Rickard opens the door for Grand Maester Orwyle when the latter arrives with Alicent's moon tea.[2]

Rickard stands guard as the maesters work to heal the gravely wounded Aegon.[3]

Behind the scenes[]

On December 2, 2023, HBO announced that Vincent Regan had been cast in the role of Ser Rickard Thorne for House of the Dragon: Season 2.[4] His character description reads as follows:

"A member of Aegon II’s Kingsguard."[5]

In the books[]

In Fire & Blood, Rickard also served under Viserys I.[6]



  1. 1.0 1.1 House of the Dragon: Season 2, Episode 3: "The Burning Mill" (2024).
  2. House of the Dragon: Season 2, Episode 4: "The Red Dragon and the Gold" (2024).
  3. House of the Dragon: Season 2, Episode 5: "Regent" (2024).
  4. HBO (December 2, 2023). HBO Releases Official Teaser And First Look Images For Season Two Of Original Drama Series HOUSE OF THE DRAGON. Warner Bros. Discovery. Retrieved December 17, 2023.
  5. Unknown author (Unknown date). House of the Dragon S2 | Character Descriptions. Warner Bros. Discovery. Retrieved June 5, 2024.
  6. Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons — The Blacks and the Greens (2018).

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