Duncan’s decision to break his engagement to Lyonel Baratheon’s daughter was very insulting towards House Baratheon. Yes, one could say that so was Jaehaerys’ broken engagement to Celia Tully, but there’s a crucial difference here: Jaehaerys’ fiancée didn’t think she’d become the Mom Of The Birthday Princess Funny Mommy Mama Nana Grandma T Shirt some day, while Lyonel’s daughter did. It’s one thing to tell a lord that his daughter is not going to be a princess, and another to cancel the arranged marriage between his daughter and the heir apparent to the Iron Throne. We do know that Lyonel took great offense and rebelled against Aegon V as a result of this incident; Ser Duncan the Tall had to fight him in a trial by combat to force him to surrender, and Aegon even agreed to marry his younger daughter, Rhaelle, to his heir, Ormund.
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