Game of Thrones – Robert Baratheon

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Robert Baratheon

Father – Steffon Baratheon
Mother – Cassana Baratheon
Spouse – Cersei Lannister
Children – Joffrey, Myrcella, Tommen (by Cersei, actually fathered by Jaime Lannister)
Bastards – Gendry, Barra and others unnamed 

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in the life of the fictitious character, Robert Baratheon as shown in the TV series Game of Thrones, Season 1 2011

See Also: History of Westeros Timeline

Before Season 1 Age 0
Robert, the eldest child of Steffon and Cassana Baratheon was born.
Before Season 1 Age 2
Robert’s brother Stannis was born.
Before Season 1 Age 6
Was taken to Kings Landing by his father and saw the throne room.
Before Season 1 Age 9
Robert was fostered by Jon Arryn at The Eyrie. Eddard (Ned) Stark was also being fostered by Jon Arryn and the two became good friends.
Before Season 1 Age 15
Robert’s brother Renly was born.
Before Season 1 Age 16
Robert’s father was sent on a mission to Volantis by King Aerys Targaryen, Robert’s mother joined him on the journey. On their return the ship they were travelling in sank and they both drowned.
Before Season 1 Age 16
Following his father’s death Robert became Lord of Storm’s End.
Before Season 1 Age 21
Robert was betrothed to Lyanna Stark.
Before Season 1 Age 23
Robert was present at the tourney at Harrenhal. Although he hid it well, Robert was angry when Rhaegar Targaryen crowned Lyanna Stark as the Queen of Love and Beauty rather than his wife, Elia of Dorne.
Before Season 1 Age 24
Lyanna Stark disappeared and it was believed that she had been kidnapped by Rhaegar Targaryen. Lyanna’s father, Rickard and her brother Brandon went to King’s Landing to protest at the kidnapping but they were both murdered by King Aerys Targaryen.
Before Season 1 Age 24
The Mad King Aerys Targaryen called for Jon Arryn to hand over Robert and Ned. Jon Arryn refused and rose up in rebellion in support of Robert, who had the best claim to the throne, becomming King. The rebellion became known as Robert’s Rebellion.
Before Season 1 Age 24
The Battle of the Trident
At this battle, the forces of Robert Barratheon, Jon Arryn and Hoster Tully fought the forces of Rhaegar Targaryan, Lewyn Martell, Barriston Selmhy and Jonothor Darry. The battle was a decisive victory for Robert. Rhaegar Targaryen, Jonothor Darry and Lewyn Martell were killed.
Before Season 1 Age 24
Robert was relieved that Rhaegar’s wife and children had been killed. This led to an argument between Robert and Ned Stark.
Before Season 1 Age 24
Robert was given the news that Lyanna Stark was dead. He became full of animosity for all Targaryens.
Before Season 1 Age 24
Robert became King of Westeros. He appointed Jon Arryn as Hand of the King.
Before Season 1 Age 24
Robert reached an agreement with Tywin Lannister and sealed the alliance by marrying his daughter Cersei.
Before Season 1 Age 25
Robert’s wife Cersei gave birth to a son, Joffrey. However unbeknown to Robert the child was fathered by Cersei’s twin brother Jaime.
Before Season 1 Age 26
Robert’s wife Cersei gave birth to a daughter, Myrcella. However unbeknown to Robert the child was fathered by Cersei’s twin brother Jaime.
Before Season 1 Age 30
Robert’s wife Cersei gave birth to a son, Tommen. However unbeknown to Robert the child was fathered by Cersei’s twin brother Jaime.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert and his family rode north from King’s Landing to make Ned Stark Hand of the King following the death of Jon Arryn.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert proposed a marriage between his eldest son, Joffrey and Ned’s daughter Sansa.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert retained an obsession with the Targaryen’s and became very alarmed when he learned that Daenerys Targaryen had married Khal Drogo of the Dothraki people fearing an invasion and challenge to his throne.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert was asked to mediate in a disagreement between Joffrey and Arya Stark where Joffrey had been beaten by Arya and injured by Arya’s direwolf, Nymeria. Robert a simple solution where each father displined their own child but Cersei demanded the death of Nymeria. When Nymeria could not be found she demanded the death of Sansa’s direwolf, Lady.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert organised a lavish tournament to celebrate Ned’s appointment.
Season 1 Age 41
After learning that Daenerys Targaryen was pregnant, Robert ordered that she and her brother be killed.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert had a heated, violent disagreement with Cersei who wanted Ned punished for the arrest of Tyrion by Catelyn Stark.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert went on a hunt. He took Selmy Barriston, Lancel Lannister and his younger brother Renly with him. He became drunk and was mortally wounded by a wild boar.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert knew he was dying and named Ned Stark regent for Joffrey Barratheon.
Season 1 Age 41
Robert died of his injuries.

 

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2016). Game of Thrones – Robert Baratheon. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/game-of-thrones-robert-baratheon. Last accessed July 14th, 2019

 

 

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