King Joffrey Baratheon played by Jack Gleeson on the Iron Throne on Game of Thrones

A new video from a Game of Thrones blog shows why Joffrey Lannister may have actually been a better king than you remember. Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) left a lingering sting on fans who loved to hated the volatile young king during his rule, mainly due to the senseless cruelty he often showed toward those beneath him. His poisoning in the season 4 episode “The Lion and the Rose” remains one of the more celebratory deaths in the show’s history.

While many fans may have been glad to finally see Joffrey go, it only reinforced how memorably compelling he was as a villain. But despite all of his irrationally ...

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