Myrcella Baratheon

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Myrcella baratheon Depicted By:

 Aimee Richardson (Season 1 and 2)

 Nell Tiger Free (Season 5)

 Appearance in Season: 1,2 and 5th

 Origin: King’s Landing


House Baratheon of King’s Landing

 House Martell

 Religion: Faith of the Seven

 Mother, Aunt– Cersei Lannister

 Legal Father – Robert Baratheon

Biological father, Uncle- Jaime Lannister

Double grandfather – Tywin Lannister

Double grandmother – Joanna Lannister

Uncle – Tyrion Lannister

Half-brother – Cersei’s black-haired son

Brother – Joffrey Baratheon

Brother -Tommen Baratheon

Uncle – Renly Baratheon

Uncle – Stannis Baratheon

Aunt by marriage – Sansa Stark

Betrothed – Trystane Martell

Life Status: Dead

About Myrcella Baratheon

Princess Myrcella Baratheon is supposedly the only daughter of King Robert Baratheon and Queen Cersei Lannister. However, she alongwith her two brothers is fathered by her mother’s twin brother Jaime Lannister. Tommen Baratheon her younger brother currently sits on the Iron Throne as the King of the Andals and the First Men. She was commanded to enter into a marraige pact with House Martell, and was sent to Dorne. Later she was allowed to return to King’s Landing with her fiancee, where she was poisoned by Ellaria Sand and died.

Myrcella Baratheon Game Of Thrones

Biography of Myrcella Baratheon

Princess Myrcella was commonly known as the only daughter of King Robert Baratheon and Queen Cersei Lannister. Robert married Cersei to forge a political alliance between House Baratheon and House Lannister after he seized the throne from the Mad King Aerys II Targaryen. Myrcella had an older brother named Joffrey, and a younger one named Tommen, with whom she was very close. The biological father of all the three children is Jaime Lannister, her mother’s twin brother, and a member of the Kingsguard. However all three children and the rest of Westeros, were unknown to the real lineage. Myrcella had a very sweet and quiet disposition and was quite fond of her uncle Tyrion Lannister.

Myrcella Baratheon in Season 1

Myrcella alongwith her family travels to the north to Winterfell after the death of Jon Arryn. Bran Stark is seriously injured during their stay. Uncle Tyrion joins Myrcella and Cersei, Jaime and Tommen at breakfast. Myrcella inquires as to whether Bran would die and is answered by Tyrion who says he is expected to live, at which Myrcella is delighted but Cersei is horrified.Game of thrones -Myrcella reacts to Hugh's death

Myrcella is an attendee at the tournament held to celebrate Eddard Stark’s appointment as the Hand of the King. She experiences the horrific death of Ser Hugh of the Vale as part of his joust against Ser Gregor Clegane. Myrcella attends the second day as well and applauds when Ser Loras Tyrell unseats Gregor. Loras is attacked by Gregor but Sandor Clegane intervenes. King Robert calls off the fight. Myrcella is very happy when Loras declares Sandor as the champion.

Myrcella Baratheon in Season 2

Myrcella is an attendee in Joffrey’s nameday Tourney. She is overjoyed when her uncle Tyrion Lannister appears in the festivities and appreciates her beauty. Joffrey uncaringly says that they had heard that he was dead, but Myrcella is quick to put in that she was glad that rumours of his death were untrue.

Game Of Thrones Season 2 Myrcella at Joffrey's Nameday

Myrcella joins for dinner brother Tommen, her mother Cersei and Sansa Stark. Myrcella immaturedly resorts to small talk with Sansa, asking her when would she marry Joffrey, to which Cersei replies that it would only be after the war ended. Myrcella admits that she is excited about the new clothes that she would be wearing to the wedding. In a very friendly manner she points out that Sansa would be wearing an ivory gown.

In order to enhance House Lannister’s political position during the War of the Five Kings, Hand of the King Tyrion Lannister plans to cultivate a marraige alliance with House Martell of Dorne by having Myrcella married off to Trystane Martell, the youngest child of the active ruler of Dorne. Due to the newly developed relationship House Martell would hopefully supply soldiers to the Lannister contingent, or atleast would not join their enemies. The proper marraige ceremony would wait until Myrcella is old enough, but as of now she would be sent to Dorne to live in Trystane’s house. Grand Maester Pycelle gives this news to Queen Cersei who is very enraged and declares that she would not let her daughter be shipped off to Dorne like she was shipped off to Robert Baratheon. Tyrion defends himself by saying that a princess is born to forge an alliance and that Myrcella would be safer in Dorne than in the capital city during the outbreak of a major civil war. Despite Cersei’s agitations Tyrion says everything is finalised and it is inevitable.

A tearful Myrcella departs King’s Landing in a ship bound for Sunspear, cohabitated by Septa Eglantine and Ser Arys Oakheart of the Kingsguard. She is given a royal farewell by a formal procession inclusive of King Joffrey, Prince Tommen, Queen Cersei, Acting Hand of The King Tyrion Lannister, and Sansa Stark accompanied by prayers for her safe journey by the High Septon.

Myrcella Baratheon in Season 5

Myrcella strolls through the Water Gardens with her fiancee Trystane Martell, with whom she has fallen in love, and is being watched by Ellaria Sand and Prince Doran Martell. Ellaria is still enraged over Oberyn’s death and expresses her wish to torture the girl and deliver pieces of her as a message to Cersei, but Doran strictly refuses to harm the girl.

Game Of Thrones - Myrcella and Trystane

As Myrcella and Trystane are strolling along Myrcella questions her fiancee whether he truly loves her or is just forcibly commiting to her. Trystane vouches his love for her. They are still being observed by Prince Doran, who confides in his guard Areo Hotah that a Lannister and Martell alliance is infact very dangerous.

Myrcella is overwhelmed to see her uncle Jaime Lannister after he and Bron manage to locate her as she and Trystane are kissing each other in the garden. She is distressed as Bran knocks off Trystane and Jaime forces her to go with him. As the Sand Snakes make a sudden ambush in order to apprehend Jaime, Myrcella is nearly kidnapped by Nymeria Sand, but the conflict dies down after Areo Hotah appears on the scene with a dozen Dornish guards who imprison Jaime, Bronn and the Sand Snakes.

When Myrcella visits Jaime in custody he tells her that the situation has grown sour and he needs to take her back to King’s Landing. Myrcella affirms that Dorne is her home now and she will continue to stay there and eventually marry Trystane.

In the meeting between the Martells and Jaime Myrcella is seated next to Trystane. Jaime informs her that her brother Tommen wants her back in the capital, but she shows loyalty to Dorne and agrees only when Doran calls for the engagement to continue and that he would join her in the capital, to which Jaime also agrees.

Later Ellaria visits Jaime and reveals that she is aware of the fact that Myrcella is in reality his daughter, born of incest with Cersei. In a very apologetic manner Ellaria confesses that she agrees to the fact that Myrcella is innocent and that she is not connected to Oberyn’s murder.Game of thrones - Myrcella dies

Myrcella bids farewell to Prince Doran and Ellaria at the harbor before departing for King’s Landing. Ellaria is keen on taking revenge and kisses her after coating a deadly poison on her lips. Myrcella is thus thrown to the pangs of death and in the boat she reveals to Jaime that she was always aware of the fact that Jaime was her true father. Father and daughter share a very special and tender moment and then finally the poison takes its toll. Myrcella is held by Jaime as she falls and blood is running from her nose.

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