AT LAST! Game of Thrones – the most eagerly awaited TV show in the world – is back.
Today, millions of fans across the globe will tune in to the penultimate series of the bloodthirsty, sex fuelled drama.
Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen and Tyrion Lannister in the last shots from the new series[/caption]
Among them will be TV historian Dan Jones – a Middle Ages expert and avid Game of Thrones watcher.
Here, he reveals the real history behind the story…