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Aerys II Targaryen

King Aerys II Targaryen, commonly called “the Mad King”, was the sixteenth member of House Targaryen to rule from the Iron Throne. He was formally styled as Aerys of the House Targaryen, the Second of His Name, King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, and Protector of the Realm. Although his rule began benevolently, he succumbed to the madness caused by his incestuous lineage, and was eventually

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