King Viserys Targaryen Costume

King Viserys Targaryen Costume

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How To Dress Like King Viserys Targaryen From House of the Dragon

King Viserys Targaryen Cosplay

King Viserys Targaryen Costume by House of the Dragon;

Viserys Targaryen is a tall king with silver hair. You can buy a silver wig to dress like him. Viserys is seen in the trailer for House of the Dragon, wearing a black coat and pants, a gold Targaryen ring, a polygonal chain necklace, a gold crown, a dragon-print T-shirt, and a dragon sword. If you wish, you can get black military boots to complete this combination.

 

King Viserys Targaryen Halloween Costume

King Viserys Targaryen Halloween Costume

Viserys I is the grandson of King Jaehaerys I Targaryen. He immediately succeeded his grandfather as king because Jaehaerys I reigned so long that his son predeceased him. Jaehaerys I was himself the grandson of Aegon the Conqueror, who invaded and united Westeros and forged the Iron Throne.

Viserys inherited the Empire after an unprecedented fifty years of peace and prosperity under his grandfather, a golden age that Viserys strives not to upset. A full century after the Targaryen conquest, their dynasty's rule is unchallenged save for Dorne, who remains independent, though relations with them have also been quiet and stable for decades.

King Viserys Targaryen Cosplay

All is not stable in House Targaryen, however, as Visery's first cousin, Rhaenys, challenged her grandfather's succession. Rhaenys was the only child of Jaehaerys' first son, while Viserys was the eldest son of Jaehaerys' second son, but the relatively young Targaryen dynasty had no firmly established right of succession. If Rhaenys should be passed over because she was a woman, others (including House Stark) argued that rule should pass to her son, Laenor Velaryon.

To address the issue, all the Lords of Westeros assembled in the Great Council at Harrenhal: Viserys won the final vote by a wide margin, and Rhaenys reluctantly accepted the result. Nonetheless, this left a great rift between the new royal court of Viserys and the House of Velaryon, led by Rhaeny's husband Corlys Velaryon, admiral of the royal fleets and the richest man in Westeros.

Adding to these tensions, Viserys was yet to produce a male heir early in his reign in his beloved wife, Queen Aemma Arryn - although Viserys' claim to the throne is based on direct male-to-male succession. Their only surviving child is Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, but according to Harrenhal Council precedent, Visery's heir was to be his closest male relative - his younger brother, Daemon Targaryen.

But the Lords of Westeros, and even Viserys himself, consider Daemon too wild and hot-tempered to ever be a suitable heir to the throne.

The issue of Viserys' succession causes factions to form within the realm as ambitious lords compete for his favor, particularly the Velaryons, who seek to reclaim the throne they rightly claim is theirs, and that House Hightower the powerful family of Viserys' Hand of the King, Otto Hightower, the rulers of Oldtown who have close ties to the leadership of the Faith of the Seven.

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Viserys I was the grandson of King Jaehaerys I, who was the longest-reigning King of the Seven Kingdoms in history, ruling for 55 years. Jaehaerys I ruled for so long that his son predeceased him, and he was directly succeeded by Viserys I, who then ruled for 26 years.

Between the two of them, they presided over an 80-year golden age for the Targaryen dynasty, with entire generations that were born and died knowing only the peace and prosperity brought by the dragon-kings' unification of the continent.

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