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Links to Sources and further Information

Adair, Jamie, ed. History Behind the Game of Thrones, (accessed 28 June 2016).

Alter, Charlotte. 7 Times Game of Thrones drew on History this Season, 15 June 2015, (accessed 28 June 2016).

Blumson, Amy. Game of Thrones vs history: which real characters and events inspired George RR Martin? (accessed 27 June 2017).

Crow, David. The Real History of the Game of Thrones, 2013, (accessed 28 June 2016).

Koch, Cameron. The real-life inspirations for "Game of Thrones‚" 2 April 2015, (accessed 30 June 2016).

Miller, Laura. The real-life inspirations for "Game of Thrones‚” 3 April 2012, inspirations_for_game_of_thrones/ (accessed 30 June 2016).

Pleasance, Chris. Revealed: The REAL history behind Game of Thrones' fantastical characters (and it's surprisingly like the Wars of the Roses), 10 May 2014, (accessed 3 April 2017).

Rosen, William. 9 ’Game Of Thrones‚’ Moments That Actually Happened In History, 14 May 2016, (accessed 3 April 2017).

Trendacosta, Katherine and Charlie Jane Anders. 10 Sources That Inspired "Game of Thrones‚" Dark Storytelling, 6 June 2013, (accessed 30 June 2016).

Vineyard, Jennifer. Reevalating Melisandre, 18 June 2015, (accessed 3 April 2017).



Game of Thrones, (accessed 28 June 2016).

Gendler, Alex. The wars that inspired Game of Thrones, TED-Ed, (accessed 11 May 11 2016).

Quick cartoon versions of GoT: (accessed 30 June 2016).

Chan, Casey. This 360-Degree View of Game of Thrones' Opening Credits Is Totally Awesome, 13 April 2016, (accessed 30 June 2016).


Historical Information Websites

Eleanor of Cobham, (accessed 30 June 2016).


About the Books or Series

Making of Game of Thrones, (accessed 28 June 2016).

Game of Thrones: The Complete Coverage, (accessed 28 June 2016).

Chan, Casey. Graph: Which Game of Thrones episode corresponds to which book chapter, 15 May 2016 (accessed 28 June 2016).

Winter is Coming: The Game of Thrones News Source, (accessed 30 June 2016).


George R. R. Martin Interviews

Daniel D'Addario, George R. R. Martin on the One Game of Thrones Change He 'Argued Against,' Time,, 13 July 2017 (accessed 19 July 2017).

Anders, Charlie Jane. Great Quotes about Writing from Game of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin, 27 Dec 2012, 30 June 2016).

Anders, Charlie Jane. George RR Martin Answers our Toughest Song of Ice and Fire Questions, 23 July 2013, (accessed 27 June 2017).

"George R.R. Martin reveals which inconsistencies in 'Game of Thrones' are actually deliberate," (accessed 27 June 2016).

“… there are in the books deliberate inconsistencies where I am using the device of the unreliable narrator or, or using a Point-of-view structure idea where two people remember something that happened in very different ways and and may not be remembering it accurately.”

George R. R. Martin: The Complete Unedited Interview, (accessed 28 June 2016).

Gilmore, Mikal. The Rolling Stone Interview, 24 April 2014, (accessed 27 June 2017).

Itzkoff, Dave. George R. R. Martin on 'Game of Thrones' and Sexual Violence, 2 May 2014, (accessed 30 June 2016).

Literary/Media Criticism

Up to Eleven, (accessed 30 June 2016).

James, Clive, Thrones of Blood, 18 April 2017 (accessed 27 June 2017).