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'Game Of Thrones': How many references does it have from 'House Of The Dragon'?

The excitement around the world of Game of Thrones has increased since “House of the Dragon” premiered. It examines the Targaryen civil war and is set 200 years before “Game of Thrones.” Returning to “Game of Thrones,” viewers will notice multiple references to events and characters from “House of the Dragon.” There are eleven references to “House of the Dragon” in “Game of Thrones”, as reported by ‘Yahoo Entertainment.’

References in “Game of Thrones”

1. The civil war between Rhaenyra and Aegon II Targaryen, known as “The Dance of Dragons,” is an event that Shireen Baratheon tells Ser Davos Seaworth about in Season 5.
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2. Shireen mentions Ser Byron Swann’s attempt to kill Vhagar, the dragon ridden by Aemond Targaryen in “House of the Dragon.”

3. Shireen tells Stannis Baratheon, her father, of the battle that split the Seven Kingdoms between Rhaenyra and Aegon II.

4. Stannis asks Shireen which side she would choose, and she says neither.5. In Season 2, Tywin Lannister narrates how Harrenhal, once the greatest fortress, was destroyed by dragons, citing Harren and his sons being burned alive. Harwin Strong dies at Harrenhal in “House of the Dragon.”6. In Season 3, Joffrey Baratheon laughs while telling Margaery Tyrell about Rhaenyra Targaryen’s death.

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7. In Season 1, Daenerys asks why there are no more dragons. She learns that most died during and after the events of “House of the Dragon.”

8. A reference to the dragon pit, where her family’s downfall started, is made by Daenerys Targaryen in Season 7, alluding to Aegon II’s coronation.

9. Arya Stark corrects Tywin when he talks about Aegon, reminding him of Aegon’s sisters, Rhaenys and Visenya Targaryen.

10. Arya mentions Visenya’s Valyrian steel sword, Dark Sister. In “House of the Dragon,” Daemon Targaryen gives Rhaenyra a Valyrian steel pendant, comparing it to Dark Sister.

11. In Season 3, Viserys Targaryen mentions that the skulls of notable dragons like Meraxes and Vhagar once decorated the throne room in the Red Keep.


How has “House of the Dragon” impacted the Game of Thrones universe?
“House of the Dragon” has reignited excitement for the Game of Thrones world by exploring the Targaryen civil war set 200 years earlier.

What is “The Dance of Dragons”?
“The Dance of Dragons” is the civil war between Rhaenyra and Aegon II Targaryen, mentioned by Shireen Baratheon in Season 5 of “Game of Thrones.

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