The Tagaryens are complicated.
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The Complicated Targaryen Family Tree From House of the Dragon Explained

Buckle up, folks.

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HBO’s House of the Dragon has brought us back to Westeros. This time around, the Targaryens rule the Seven Kingdoms — if they can keep their own family from imploding, that is. Here’s a look at who’s who in this complicated bunch.

Note: Spoilers for Season 1 are ahead.

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King Viserys I

Viserys Targaryen became king after he was chosen as heir over his cousin Princess Rhaenys. His parents were Baelon and Alyssa Targaryen, and his rule as king is troubled from the start.