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Why did Aegon the Conqueror didn't have more children?

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On 8/1/2022 at 7:00 AM, C.T. Phipps said:

I honestly would love some more analysis about what their real feelings were regarding the relationship as they seem to have gotten along quite well (albeit, Visenya may have murdered her nephew so it may not have been as good as it seemed). Certainly, Aegon also seems to have been fairly blaise about the possibility of his second wife sharing her bed with other men as well.

We also don't know Visenya's actual sexual proclivities were. Was she attracted to her brother or was he someone she married for duty as well? Certainly, she seems to have taken no lovers after Aegon.

obviously we don't have nearly enough information on the matter . but as GRRM had it Gilydane , a guy living centuries after the actual events, write the history , a lot can be false history . thus , having Visenya and Rhaenys each falling into tropes of powerful women of the time . Visenya is written as the odd warrior woman who is not desirable as a wife and turns to witchcraft when she gets old while in truth she may have been as much a witch as Rhaena Tragaryen had been in Harrenhal . and Rhaenys the very opposite of Visenya is written as this flirtatious desirable woman who is not faithful to her lover a bit . I'd say Dragon trio seemed to have a certain understanding . so , despite the precedent of Aenar and his multiple wives , Aegon refuses a third wife or a second after Rhaenys's death . in return , Visenya and Rhaenys were probably faithful to their unique union. it's like the three had decided not to muddy their bloodline by being with anyone non-Targaryen ! as for Aenys's murder , Visenya may have killed him after he got sick . the way Aegon the uncrowned and Viserys were later handled may not have been in her planĀ  but she genuinely seemed to find Aenys and his descendants unable to fix the problems (which was basically true ), otherwise why wouldn't she usurp Aegon's throne for her son from the beginning ?

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