Lady Joanna Lannister was the wife and first cousin of Tywin Lannister, and the daughter of Jason Lannister and his wife Marla Prester. She was the mother of Cersei, Jaime and Tyrion Lannister and died giving birth to Tyrion.


Lady Joanna was very influential to her husband, who was devastated when she died, and blamed Tyrion for her death. During her youth she was a lady-in-waiting to Queen Rhaella Targaryen.