40 Creepy Facts About The Black / Lestrange Family From Harry Potter
Blacks are Disowned Constantly
Interestingly enough, in spite of the hardship of leaving your family forever, many Blacks get disowned. Those that have examined the family tree in great detail say that at least one Black in every generation was disowned by the family for one reason or another.
Squibs are fairly common, but they likely don’t explain everyone who’s been scrubbed from the tree. It’s comforting, in a way, to know that a family so focused on blood purity produced quite a few people who didn’t believe any of that. Good people can be raised by bad people, and it seems that kind of thing actually happens fairly frequently at Grimmauld Place.