Renly Baratheon – Game of Thrones

Renly BaratheonFather – Steffon Baratheon
Mother – Cassana Baratheon
Siblings – Robert, Stannis
Spouse – Margaery Tyrell
Children – none

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in the life of the fictitious character Renly Baratheon as shown in the TV series Game of Thrones

See Also: History of Westeros Timeline

Before Season 1 Age 0
Renly Baratheon was born the son of Steffon and Cassana Baratheon. His elder brothers Robert and Stannis had been born earlier.
Before Season 1 Age 1
Renly’s father was sent on a mission to Volantis by King Aerys Targaryen and his mother joined him on the journey. On their return the ship they were travelling in sank and they both drowned.
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Before Season 1 Age 1
Following the death of his father, Renly’s brother, Robert, became Lord of Storm’s End.
Before Season 1 Age 6
Renly’s brother, Robert was betrothed to Lyanna Stark.
Before Season 1 Age 8
Robert Baratheon was angry when Rhaegar Targaryen crowned Lyanna Stark as the Queen of Love and Beauty at the Tourney of Harrenhal.
Before Season 1 Age 9
The Mad King, Aerys Targaryen, murdered Rickard and Brandon Stark then called for Jon Arryn to hand over Robert Barratheon and Ned Stark. Jon Arryn refused and Robert’s rebellion began to defeat the Targaryens and place Robert on the throne.
Before Season 1 Age 9
The Battle of the Trident
The forces of Robert Baratheon scored a decisive victory over the Targaryen forces. Rhaegar Targaryen, Jonothor Darry and Lewyn Martell were killed.
Before Season 1 Age 9
Renly’s brother, Robert, became King of Westeros. Renly was appointed Lord of Storm’s End, a move which upset his elder brother Stannis who felt the title should be his.
Before Season 1 Age 16
Renly Baratheon began a homosexual relationship with Ser Loras Tyrell. The relationship was kept as secret as possible because homosexuality was considered a sin by the Faith of the Seven.
Before Season 1 Age 18
Renly Baratheon was appointed Master of Laws which meant that he sat on the small council. He moved to Kings Landing to take up the post.
Season 1 Age 25
Renly was present when his brother Robert returned to Kings Landing accompanied by his new Hand, Ned Stark.
Season 1 Age 25
Renly attended the tournament held to celebrate the appointment of a new Hand of the King. He watched his lover, Loras Tyrell, defeat Gregor Clegane.
Season 1 Age 25
After Robert was mortally wounded while out hunting, Renly suggested to Ned Stark that they should take Joffrey prisoner and that Renly should be made King. Ned refused.
Season 1 Age 25
After King Robert’s death, Renly Baratheon and those who thought he should be king left Kings Landing.
Season 2 Age 26
Renly, supported by House Tyrell, was crowned King. He raised an army of around 100,000 men prepared to support his kingship.
Season 2 Age 26
Renly Baratheon married Margaery Tyrell, sister of his lover, Loras, to strengthen the bond with House Tyrell.
Season 2 Age 26
Renly based his camp near Storm’s End in the Stormlands. He made the decision not to attack King’s Landing immediately but to wait until Robb Stark had weakened the Lannister army.
Season 2 Age 26
Renly threw a tournament to amuse his gathering army. Everyone was shocked when Loras Tyrell was beaten. The tall warrior was revealed to be Brienne of Tarth. As a reward for her prowess Renly offered her anything she would like. She asked to join his Kingsguard and he accepted.
Season 2 Age 26
Catelyn Stark arrived at Renly’s camp to negotiate on behalf of her son, Robb.
Season 2 Age 26
Renly, who had been unable to consummate his marriage with Margaery, was shocked when Margaery suggested Loras join them in the bedchamber.
Season 2 Age 26
Petyr Baelish arrived at Renly’s camp and suggested that he could help Renly become King. Renly made his dislike of Baelish very clear.
Season 2 Age 26
Renly met his brother, Stannis. Renly was accompanied by Catelyn Stark, Loras Tyrell and Brienne of Tarth, Stannis was accompanied by Melisandre and Davos Seaworth. The two were unable to find common ground, both refusing to support the other’s claim to the throne.
Season 2 Age 26
Having failed to reach agreement with Stannis, Renly ordered his men to prepare for battle.
Season 2 Age 26
Renly, Catelyn and Brienne were inside Renly’s tent negotiating an alliance between Robb Stark and Renly Baratheon when a plume of black smoke entered the tent. The smoke transformed into a human shape and fatally stabbed Renly in the heart.
Season 2 Age 26
Renly died in Brienne’s arms.

 

First published 2016; updated and republished Aug 2 2022 @ 5:35 pm – Updated – Aug 2, 2022 @ 5:37 pm

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2016 – 2022). Renly Baratheon – Game of Thrones. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/game-of-thrones-renly-baratheon. Last accessed August 2nd, 2022