Warning: This article contains spoilers for Season 8, Episode 4 of Game of Thrones.

Gendry, the bastard boy whose existence helped prove that Queen Cersei's children were not fathered by King Robert and set into motion the War of the Five Kings, is a bastard no longer.

For his service forging dragonglass weapons key to Winterfell's defence, Daenerys bestowed Gendry with legitimacy and a lordship on Monday, giving him the Baratheon ancestral seat of Storm's End. She might have done a bit more than that, given that a legitimate Baratheon could be a rival for her claim to the throne.

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