Joffrey Baratheon

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Joffrey Baratheon
 Depicted By: Jack Gleeson

 Appearance in Season: 1, 2, 3, 4

 Called As:

King of the Andals and the First Men

Lord of the Seven Kingdoms

Protector of the Realm

The King on the Iron Throne

 Origin: King’s Landing


House Baratheon of King’s Landing
House Lannister

 Culture: Andal

 Religion: Faith of the Seven


 Robert Baratheonlegal father

Cersei Lannister- Mother, Aunt

Jaime Lannister- Father by Blood, Uncle

Margaery Tyrell- Wife

Tyrion LannisterUncle by Blood

Tywin Lannister- Grandfather

Joanna Lannister- Grandmother

Renly BaratheonLegal Uncle

Stannis Baratheon- Legal Uncle

Tommen Baratheon- Brother

Myrcella BaratheonSister

Life Status: Dead


Biography of the Character

About Joffrey Baratheon

Joffrey Baratheon is one of the most cruel, sadistic and spoiled character in the series Game Of Thrones and has appeared in the first four season, played by actor Jack Gleeson, Joffrey is an important character throughout the series and because he is the son of Robert Baratheon and Cersei Lannister, who were the King and Queens ruling the Iron Throne. He takes on his father place on the Iron Throne as the kings and the ruler of the Seven Kingdom after his legal father Robert Baratheon died in Season One. Also popularly refereed as Joffrey of the House Baratheon and Lannister, His Grace, The First of His Name, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Protector of the Realm and King of the Andals and The First Men.

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His claim over the Iron Throne after his father’s death came to be challenged by his uncle Stannis Baratheon brother of King Robert, as he knew that Joffrey is not the rightful son of Robert and instead is the product of her own queen Cersei Lannister’s incestuous relationship with her own brother Jaime Lannister. Joffrey knowing that Stannis do not find him the right one sitting on the Throne and would attack any time soon, and to secure his place here in the King’s Landing, he seeks for support so to stand strong against Stannis’s attack and so he tie knot with Margaery Tyrell of the House Tyrell and hence a new alliance has been formed between the present support which he already has is from House Lannister and House Tyrell which ultimately makes him stronger against the attack from Stannis Baratheon. He then while marrying to Margaery ,dies after the ceremony as he has been poisoned, a planning that takes place successfully by Petyr Baelish and Olenna Tyrell but while dying as Joffrey point towards Tyrion Lannister, his very own Uncle is taken into arrest by Cersei Lannister.

Joffrey Baratheon In Season 1

King Robert Baratheon who has got close friendly relations with Eddard Stark of the Winterfell and is in need of him in King’s Landing, so is traveling to Winterfell with his queen Cersei Lannister and son Joffrey Baratheon and under his plans of joining hand and rooting the bond even more stronger to its depth between House Stark and House Baratheon he offers his son to King Eddard Stark to marry her daughter Sansa Stark and both are now betrothed. So while all of them the Baratheon family along with King Eddard and her two daughters Sansa and Arya, just to impress her with his skills he gets into a sword with Mycah, who was already having a companion sword play with Arya and while Joffrey gets him scared and makes a cut on his face through his sward, Arya intervenes in and watching her get hurt, her Direwolf Nymeria hold a bit on to his leg which leaves a bit of injury, Joffrey and finds himself in to this embarrassed situation of letting himself down in front of Sansa and finds it insulting and later when all of them are got together he accuses Arya unintentionally attacking him and was helped by her Direwolf, so to punish her Direwolf is called but as he has already been flee away, on Nymeria’s place Sansa’s Direwolf is executed to death.

Game Of Thrones seaosn 1 Joffrey, Sansa, Arya

At King’s Landing, Eddard Stark has taken his place as the Hand of The King Robert and while investigating for other matters in the council and the dynasty, he comes across a truth of Joffrey being the bastard child Carsei Lannister’s brother Jaime Lannister’s own incest and is not the true blood of King Robert and confronts Carsei for this insensitive acts. Joffrey try to impress Sansa by gifting a pendant. On the other hand King Robert is hurt badly and is wounded while he went on to hunting, but due to bad wounding, he finally dies and instantly Joffrey is taken his father’s place on the Throne as a king but Eddard being the Hand of the King opposes his claim over the Throne and brings out the proclamation made by King Robert of Making Eddard the Protector of the Realm and says that he hold the temporary authority over the Kings place and decision, but instead of any of this happening Joffrey orders to arrest him on grounds of betraying the king of taking over his place.

Game Of Thrones Joffrey Baratheon The King

Sansa request Joffrey to spare his father, both Cersei and Joffrey decides that he would be spared if accepts the disloyalty to the kingdom and accepts him as the king. Eddard is bought into a public trial at the Great Sept of Baelor and watching Sansa and realizing that if he does not confesses what Joffrey wants him to confess he would torture his daughter and so he makes a confession of treason and instead of sparing him, Joffrey orders to take off his head as no mercy has to be showed on to anyone who shows disloyalty towards his king and hence his head he taken off, which means that Joffrey insane action will now lead to a war and has made both House Baratheon and House Stark against each other.

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So now Sansa’s dearest father and her very strong support is been killed by Joffrey, Arya somehow has run away before all of this has even taken place and on the Iron Throne is King Joffrey Baratheon. A small court secession us held by the new king, in which the performers are punished, their throats are taken off and all of this seems torturing to Sansa, later while Joffrey takes her out of the courtroom to torture her more by talking about her father’s death and that she would be kept captive in here and still be married and also that even his brother try to come against him, he would be very keen to also have his head taken off and be bought onto the top of his spear, to which Sansa comes up with words, “Or maybe he will give me yours” to which he wants to hit her but cant has he explains her that mother once told him that, “a kings should never strike his lady” and so calls up a Ser Meryn Trant to slap her on her face for insulting a king and she is seen taken 2 hard slaps by the knight.Later on the walkway while she walks behind Joffrey finds in a moment were she wants to push him so that he would go down ultimately resulting in his death but is interrupted and is stopped by the Hound.

Joffrey Baratheon In Season 2

After Eddard Starks death the War of the Five Kings was for real on and as Joffrey’s grandfather Tywin Lannister is fighting in, Joffrey’s is all out trying to rule in the worst, arrogant, pride and insanity. Still the torture over Sansa Stark goes on, Tyrion Lannister is made the new Hand of the King and finds out about the bastard child of Robert Baratheon and when confronted and forced to answer to Cersei Lannister bring him not just some but handful of other massacre bastards. The very moment Tyrion dismisses few people among which the important one Janos Slynt is replaced by Bronn and takes the place of Lord Commander of the City Watch.

Game Of Thrones Season 3 Robb Stark

On the other side as the war is so very much on Robb Stark is having victorious win over the Lannister who being on the Joffrey’s side and for which  Sansa is bought before the court and asked about his brothers insanity and disloyalty according to Joffrey and try to insult, embarrass and punish her and to that Tyrion interfere and says that this sort of a behaviors towards a person who very soon going to be the queen does not deserve and also do not make him look good. Taking a close look at the situation Bronn thinks that Joffrey’s behavior towards Sansa is because of the sexual dissatisfaction and so Tyrion on this very Nameday of Joffrey, he send him two prostitutes Ros and Daisy, so to bring out an answer to this whole thing he doesn’t even spare the prostitutes and torture them by letting one beat up by the other and take a look at all of this. Another moment shows up the actual persona of what a mad king might look like is when he turns out a whole crowed into a riot by giving out orders of killing each and every man in the crowd, because he has come to this moment were Myrcella Baratheon her sister is been going away for Dorne and while one from the angry crowd throws cow dung onto Joffrey. One thing which takes place here is that Sansa is somehow got away in the riot and when told to him about it, he gives out a very careless approach of let her get killed among the mob, listing to which Tyrion speaks out the words defining him as, “vicious idiot” and says that your uncle Jaime Lannister is under Starks custody and if something bad took place with Sansa, his Uncle would be killed for that.

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As Stannis Baratheon makes his way towards the King’s Landing to have an attack on Joffrey, on knowing that Joffrey is very much charged up and resolute to kill Stannis by himself and so has moved to the sea walls of the city alongside Tyrion, but here Tyrion has some other defending plans, to which Joffrey is not much aware of and on the other side the absence of the Royal fleet against Stannis’s fleet makes him worry about how the winning would ever going to take place, but is relieved , when Tyrion’s plan work out has his wildfire help kill some of the fleets closing by the walls but the concern again raises when a mob of soldiers gets ashore, even the Hound fails to lets these soldiers drive back and the attack on them gets wasted.

Game Of Thrones Season 3 Stannis Baratheon Attack on King's Landing

The battle seems to show a bad affect at Kings Landing and the whole scenario changes when Tywin Lannister bring in the host of House Lannister and House Tyrell in time and the hence the battle come to an end and won. Soon because of which the companionship between two Tyrell and the Baratheon is showing its effect and so Ser Loras Tyrell bring up this proposal to join their hand, by marrying Margaery Tyrell, also for such a rewarded and supportive work Tywin Lannister is honored with the title Joffrey as Savior of the City.

Joffrey Baratheon In Season 3

In the Flea Bottom where the recent Riot of King’s Landing took place, Joffrey is bough in very carefully, Margaery insists on this that they should have a small sort of conversation with their fellow people of their realm and hence interacts with the smallfolk and later which at the dinner table after some of the conversation, Cersei asks Joffrey about what he thinks about Margaery to which he answers saying that it would a very useful tie up between House Baratheon and House Tyrell but denies her next question when she ask him about what he thinks about her personally. Somewhere the bond between both of them is undeniable, honoring and opinion free, which shows during the moment when Joffrey and Margaery is bout at the Great Sept of Baelor for their wedding ceremony, were the smallfolk visit the place and listing to the crowed she asks Joffrey to open the doors so to also involve them to attend this ceremony to which Joffrey seems a bit unsure and hesitates initially but later orders to open the doors for them.

Game Of Thrones Joffrey Kills Ros the Prostitute

Joffrey Kills the prostitute Ros brutally on the grounds of spying on Petyr Baelish, he later shows his involvement and concern over the council and the work that are being head in it and so orders Hand Tywin Lannister to form a small council meeting which he organizes at the Tower of the Hand and there Joffrey asks Tywin about Daenerys have a hold onto the dragon is it true or just a rumor, to which Tywin reply saying that this would be taken care by the advisers of the house and it is not your concern. Later a whole royal wedding has been organized for the marriage of Tyrion Lannister and Sansa Stark, during which Joffrey try to makes his uncle feel inferior by taking away his stool so that he would not be able to stand face to face alongside Sansa.

Game Of Thrones Seaosn 3 Cersei and Joffrey

As to reply Tyrion manages to fool around with him during this conversation of too have done with bedding ceremony. And soon as Robb Stark and Catelyn Stark’s death news reaches to Joffrey he informs Tyrion of the same and decides to bring Robb’s head and will provide it to Sansa on his wedding. Tyrion finds it very offensive and so speaks back to him as his uncle of threatening him like he did before.

Joffrey Baratheon In Season 4

After the successful victory of the Battle of Blackwater, he wants to take all the credit of winning it and ending the War of the Five Kings and is enjoying this glorifying moment of victory, because of which his intentions of marrying Margery has soften down somewhere, but soon on further insistence by uncle Jaime Lannister the wedding takes place.

Game Of Thrones Season 4 Joffrey and Margery wedding

during the wedding celebration event a lot of bad persona of King Joffrey is portrayed by his vicious behaviors towards his own uncle Tyrion whom he hates, disrespects him by destroying Tyrion Lannister book which he gave Joffrey as a wedding gift and later by insulting him by pouring the wine onto his head among all the council and family members and appoints him as his cupbearer and later his insensible act of making Tyrion pick up his goblet and again throwing it away, turns the whole atmosphere a bit intense and to draw the attention away Margery orders to bring in the Wedding Pie, to which Joffrey cuts it with his newly gifted Valyrian steel sword by his grandfather, using it for cutting down the pie and simultaneously asks Tyrion to get him a some wine, after drinking which he suddenly turn red-purple, starts to vomit on the ground.
Game Of Thrones Season 4 Joffreys Death

Cersei, Jaime runs towards him, taking a hold of him he dies pointing him finger towards Tyrion who is now holding the Goblet from which Joffrey drank the wine. Tyrion immediately is arrested by Cersei on the grounds of poisoning her son. Cersei express his hatred over Tyrion and asks Jaime Lannister to kill him. Moments later in front of the corpse of his son Cersei involves herself into a sexual intercourse with her brother.

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Tywin Lannister being the Hand of the Kings demands that now he has the rightful hand to take over the Iron Throne but instead of him Joffrey’s younger brother Tommen is given the throne to serve the kingdom as a King. A lot change do takes place after Joffrey’s Death, Tyrion is in prison and is held for Trial over Joffrey’s murder and trial gets converted into a Combat Trial during which the death of Oberyn Martell, Tywin Lannister and Shae takes place. Jaime Lannister later frees Tyrion after which Tyrion has now reached to Westeros as he was smuggled after he is smuggled to death. Margery is told that it was not Tyrion who poisoned but was Olenna Tyrell herself who did that because she didn’t wanted Margery to end up getting tortured like Sansa did and it was Petyr Baelish and Dontos Hollard who provided with the poison to her. Now Sansa also gets to know about this whole conspiracy and is accompanied more with Petyr Baelish.

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