In House of the Dragon: Who Are Cargyll Twins? Are the Actors Twins in Real Life?

House of the Dragon Episode 9 - Luke Tittensor, Elliott Tittensor
Luke Tittensor, Elliott Tittensor

A prequel to “GOT,” “House of the Dragon was written by George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal. The brutal civil war between the two factions of the ruling Targaryen family is chronicled in “House of the Dragon,” which is set around 200 years before the events of the original series. In House of the Dragon, the Kingsguard knights play a crucial role. At the moment, Ser Criston Cole (Fabien Frankel) has changed from being the sworn protector and lover of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma D’Arcy) to the right-hand man of Queen Alicent Hightower, while Ser Harrold Westerling (Graham McTavish) has served King Viserys I Targaryen (Paddy Considine) faithfully as Lord Commander (Olivia Cooke). The Ser Arryk and Ser Erryk Cargyll twins are one such subplot. however, are expected to play an even more significant role in the upcoming events. They are two highly notable Kinsguard knights. Here (tvacute.com) is all the information you require.

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Who Are Cargyll Twins?

The identical twin brothers Ser Arryk and Ser Erryk Cargyll are knights of King Viserys I Targaryen’s Kingsguard. The Cargyll twins are depicted as taking part in the tournament honouring Viserys’ accession at Maidenpool in 105 AC, when Criston dismounts both of them during the jousting contest. Ser Erryk acts as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen’s personal guardian in the novel Fire and Blood, and she is there on Dragonstone during the death of her father, King Viserys. They have both been featured in four episodes of House of the Dragon. But they play a significant role in episode 9. The ninth episode of House of the Dragon begins off right where the eighth episode left off. After experiencing excruciating anguish and leprosy, King Viserys I (Paddy Considine) died after gathering his family for one final time at the Red Keep. the twins cooperate to track down Aegon.

As is to be expected, the sense of opportunity that results from Otto, Alicent, and the little council carrying out Viserys’ purported wish and usurping the throne with Aegon II outweighs the pain that naturally follows. The only issue is that Aegon is nowhere to be found, so Otto asks Erryk and Arryk for assistance in finding him and bringing him home. Aemond, Alicent’s second son, and Ser Criston are also sent out to find Aegon II. Erryk speaks to his brother about Aegon’s many vices as the twin Kingsguards search for the chosen future king of the Greens. The brothers’ potential clash appears to have been sparked by their interaction. Erryk is seen toward the conclusion of Episode 9 attempting to assist Rhaenys in leaving King’s Landing before Aegon’s coronation because there is a possibility that she would be slain for refusing to kneel. Despite the fact that we don’t see him at the ceremony, this is consistent with how he develops in the novel, as Erryk sides with Rhaenyra and the blacks while Arryk supports the greens.

Do Arryk and Erryk Cargyll Survive in the Civil War?

Erryk ultimately decides to rebel and join the Blacks, the organization headed by Rhaenyra Targaryen, in George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood. When he secretly set Rhaenys free, that adventure officially began. In the end, he will travel to Dragonstone and enlist in Rhaenyra’s Queensguard, while Arryk remains in King’s Landing to assist Alicent and Aegon. As the Dance of the Dragons kicks up, the twins’ tale takes a terrible turn. In the end, Arryk is sent to Dragonstone to pretend to be his twin brother in order to learn more about Rhaenyra’s ambitions. Until Arryk and Erryk actually cross paths, the scheme is successful. They engage in a sword battle, each fatally wounded the other, and ultimately pass away in each other’s arms. It’s a heartbreaking conclusion for two brothers who cherished one another a great deal.

The Cargyll Twins: Are the Actors Twins in Real Life?

In “House of the Dragon,” Luke Tittensor and Elliott Tittensor, who play Arryk and Erryk, respectively, respectively, are identical twins in real life. According to reports, the siblings co-star in the soap opera “Brookside.” In Shameless,” the twins were cast as Carl Gallagher (UK). Elliott is the lone actor now playing the part after his brother left the programme.

Luke later joined the ITV soap opera Emmerdale in 2003 as Daz Eden, Andy Sugden’s younger brother, after leaving the part of Carl to Elliott alone. Up until 2009, Luke remained on the soap opera. In later episodes of Waterloo Road, Casualty, Holby City, Our World War, and Moving On, Luke made an appearance.  Elliott played roles in the movies Spike Island and Dunkirk in addition to episodes of the television shows Moving On, Chasing Shadows, Reg, and Silent Witness. Tittensor was romantically linked to actress Kaya Scodelario from 2009 till 2014. Over the years, both brothers have encountered the law. Luke was dismissed from the TV programme “Emmerdale” in 2009 after admitting to punching a youngster. In 2010, Elliott struck a student plumber while using an uninsured vehicle. Later, after entering a guilty plea, he was sentenced to pay the injured party a sizable sum of money in civil damages.

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