48 Facts About Joffrey Baratheon

1. Joffrey Baratheon is laid in state in the Red Keep's sept in gilded armor, and when Jaime returns to King's Landing he makes love to Cersei in front of the corpse.

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2. Joffrey Baratheon slices Lives of Four Kings with his new sword, demanding a better present from Tyrion and Sansa.

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3. Joffrey Baratheon continues to mistreat and abuse Sansa, a penalty for each of Robb's victories.

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4. Joffrey Baratheon continues to rule the realm with cruelty and brutality.

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5. Joffrey Baratheon continued to mistreat and abuse Sansa Stark, a penalty for each of Robb's victories.

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6. Joffrey Baratheon was drunk and commands Mycah to spar with him; Mycah doesn't take up the challenge, and Joffrey pricks him with his sword, ignoring pleads to leave him alone.

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7. Joffrey Baratheon was born of incest to Queen Cersei Lannister and her brother Jaime.

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8. Tyrion Lannister states that Joffrey Baratheon would have become a worse king than the Mad King.

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9. Joffrey Baratheon had an unhealthily spiteful relationship with his uncle Lord Renly Baratheon, due to the man being an arrogant, supercilious, and strong-looking smiler who always made japes about everything.

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10. Joffrey Baratheon would sometimes torment and bully Tommen, that the boy used to hide from him, usually in the Red Keep's sept.

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11. Joffrey Baratheon had the Lannister look of his parents, with blond curly hair and handsome.

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12. Joffrey Baratheon strongly valued bravery and opposed opportunistic behavior, even calling out his grandfather Tywin on the latter's cravenly deeds during Robert's Rebellion.

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13. Joffrey Baratheon owned three swords in the course of the story: Lion's Tooth, Hearteater, and Widow's Wail.

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14. Joffrey Baratheon is the eldest son and heir of King Robert I Baratheon and Queen Cersei Lannister.

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15. Joffrey Baratheon is stated to be 17 years old in the TV series at the time of the Battle of the Blackwater, as stated in "The Prince of Winterfell".

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16. Joffrey Baratheon was obsessed with the self-conception that he was a great warrior like King Robert, but displayed no martial skill.

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17. Joffrey Baratheon taunted and belittled his true father Jaime Lannister as an unexceptional knight and for the loss of his hand.

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18. Joffrey Baratheon demands that Tyrion kneel before him, but Tyrion doesn't move as they glare at each other.

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19. Joffrey Baratheon responds by pouring his wine over Tyrion's head and appointing Tyrion his new cupbearer.

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20. Joffrey Baratheon insists to Jaime Lannister that the people of King's Landing know that he "saved the city" in the Battle of Blackwater and they know that he "won" the War of the Five Kings, and is convinced that there will not be a riot at the wedding.

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21. Joffrey Baratheon complains that Tywin holds the meetings in the Tower of the Hand, which requires him to climb many stairs.

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22. Joffrey Baratheon asks for a report of the small council meetings, and Tywin invites him to attend the small council meetings.

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23. Joffrey Baratheon tells Margaery about the history of the dead Targaryen kings, pointing out Aerion Targaryen in particular and gleefully recalling how he thought drinking wildfire would turn him into a dragon.

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24. Joffrey Baratheon is holding his new crossbow and asks why she was married to traitor Renly Baratheon and why she failed to give him a child.

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25. King Joffrey Baratheon is passing through Flea Bottom in a heavily guarded palanquin.

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26. Joffrey Baratheon rewards Tywin by naming him Savior of the City.

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27. Joffrey Baratheon is relieved when Ser Lancel Lannister tells him that the Queen has ordered him back to the Red Keep and ignores Tyrion imploring him to stay and lead.

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28. Joffrey Baratheon is frustrated by not being made aware of Tyrion Lannister's plans to defend the city and angrily threatens his uncle.

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29. Joffrey Baratheon is confronted by the populace as he makes his way back to the Red Keep, all of whom are starving and angry.

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30. Joffrey Baratheon attends the departure of his sister Myrcella Baratheon for Dorne as part of a marriage alliance pact; he notices his little brother Tommen crying and cruelly sneers at him for crying because princes don't cry, reacting with anger when Sansa points out that she saw him cry once.

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31. Joffrey Baratheon rules with cruelty and arrogant whims, while his grandfather Tywin Lannister fights in the War of the Five Kings to secure his hold of the Iron Throne.

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32. Joffrey Baratheon is infuriated, but restrains himself from striking her as he says "Mother tells me a king should never strike his lady"—so he simply calls on Ser Meryn Trant to strike her for him, and the knight slaps Sansa hard across the face twice with his armored gauntlet.

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33. Joffrey Baratheon is displeased by the song as its insults against his parents.

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34. Joffrey Baratheon is believed to be the oldest son and heir of King Robert Baratheon and Queen Cersei Lannister, both of whom entered into a marriage of political alliance after Robert took the throne by force from the "Mad King", Aerys II Targaryen.

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35. At the height of festivities, Joffrey Baratheon is suddenly overcome by poison, and he dies.

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36. Joffrey Baratheon is unaware that King Robert is not his real father—in reality, he is the son of Jaime Lannister.

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37. Joffrey Baratheon is a coward when confronted by those who aren't afraid of him.

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38. Joffrey Baratheon is the eldest of Cersei Lannister's children and heir to the Iron Throne.

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39. Joffrey Baratheon repeatedly torments Tyrion and Sansa, forcing the former to be his cupbearer.

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40. Joffrey Baratheon sets aside his earlier betrothal to Sansa Stark in favor of Margaery Tyrell, cementing an alliance between the Lannisters and House Tyrell.

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41. Joffrey Baratheon rules with whim and caprice, proving difficult for even his mother to control.

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42. Joffrey Baratheon is briefly seen in A Clash of Kings.

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43. Joffrey Baratheon promises Sansa that if Eddard truly does confess, he would be merciful.

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44. Joffrey Baratheon is 12 years old at the beginning of A Game of Thrones.

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45. Joffrey Baratheon is one of the story's few characters to display no redeeming qualities whatsoever.

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46. Joffrey Baratheon lacks self-control and often insults his allies and family members.

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47. Joffrey Baratheon has no sense of personal responsibility, blaming failures on others.

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48. Joffrey Baratheon is not a point of view character in the novels, so his actions are witnessed and interpreted through the eyes of other people, such as his uncle Tyrion Lannister and his one-time fiancee Sansa Stark.

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