Had Baelor been able to put these beliefs into action, war with the old gods-following north and the Drowned God-worshiping Iron Islands would have resulted. King Baelor was made to wed his sister Daena, but they never lived as man and wife, and he put her aside as soon as he was crowned. [6] Not a martial man, Baelor's favorite "weapon" was a prayer. He wished to become a septon, but his father refused to indulge this whim, instead insisting that he marry his sister Daena in the traditional Targaryen manner. When Stannis tells Axell to tell his plan to Ser Davos Seaworth, Axell turns to the Onion Knight with a look on his face that Davos thinks is much like the look that proud Lord Belgrave must have worn on the day when King Baelor the Blessed had commanded him to wash the beggar's ulcerous feet. Part of the agreement was that Baelor's young cousin, Prince Daeron, the only grandson of his uncle and Hand, Prince Viserys, would marry the eldest daughter of the Prince of Dorne, Princess Myriah Martell, when both children were of age. Tyrion acquires a mistress and is forced by his father to fight on the front lines. While singers like to say the vipers bowed their heads to Baelor as he passed, not daring to strike because he was pure and holy,[11] Baelor was bitten, though sources differ on how often, ranging from half a dozen[7] to half a hundred. Crowned as King of All Westeros and Shield of His People. Baelor refused the prince's offer of a galley back to King's Landing. [10], Upon the death of his brother, King Daeron I Targaryen, in Dorne, Baelor was crowned king and ascended the Iron Throne when he was seventeen. Bloodmoon - the Long Night prequel (canceled), Empire of Ash - the Doom of Valyria prequel, House of the Dragon - Dance of the Dragons prequel. King Baelor I Targaryen, stylized as Baelor of the House Targaryen, the First of His Name, called Baelor the Blessed and Beloved Baelor, was the ninth King in the Targaryen dynasty, ascending the throne after the death of his elder brother Daeron I . Large gardens, capable of holding hundreds of people, surround the sept. [18] Some remember him as a great and holy man and praise him for his contributions to the Faith, for forging a peace with Dorne, his mercy and his many acts of charity. The new High Septon could not read, write or recite any prayers, was described as a lackwit, and died of a fever the next year after taking office. It was a wonder that his statue did not crumble at the sight of her bare breasts. When Daeron was killed on campaign in Dorne, B… Founder of the Targaryen dynasty and conqueror of six of the Seven Kingdoms. Game of Thrones Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. [14] He donated a loaf of bread to each man and woman in the city for a year. [11] Aemon pulled Baelor from the pit, into the cage, and climbed to safety with the king upon his back. [13][14] There were people who wondered whether or not Baelor feared the beauty of his sisters on his own behalf. [7], None of the Targaryen kings are as beloved as Baelor. [2] After Dorne joined the Seven Kingdoms, King Daeron II Targaryen and Maron Martell, Prince of Dorne, laid a golden wreath at the statue and said, "Baelor, your work is done. He had a gentle, almost beatific smile,[6] and a reedy voice. The three were kept in comfortable confinement, and lords and knights send maidens to the Maidenvault to gain favor with Baelor. Baelor pleaded to Lord Wyl to free the naked and caged Aemon, but was refused. Offering a prayer instead, Baelor continued his journey, swearing he would return. Aemon Targaryen of the king and Wardens of the Targaryen dynasty and conqueror six! A galley back to king 's Landing seek aid, but Baelor the?... 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