Having followed the Game of Thrones for seven seasons, many are wondering about Jon Snow’s family tree. A mystery has been created surrounding his true parentage. It’s this mystery that is set to unfold in Game of Thrones. There have been some hints at a link between the John Snow and the Targaryen family. Consider, for example, how the dragons acted differently towards John Snow. It was as if they could see his bloodline. After several seasons of not knowing, we now finally ready for the answers. That being that, John Snow is the son of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark. John Snow has gained a place on the Targaryen family tree which will no doubt prove an important factor this coming season once discovered. This discovery means that Daenerys Targaryen is, in fact, John Snows Aunt.
Targaryen Family Tree and Stark Family Tree
The Stark Family Tree and Targaryen family trees below provide an insight into two of the Game of Thrones and Westeros most powerful families. Each of the graphics below denotes John Snow’s position in most powerful families in Westeros. Jon Snow’s mother, Lyanna Stark was the daughter of Lord Rickard Stark. She was the sister of Brandon, Eddard, and Benjen Stark. Thereafter, she became the wife of Rhaegar Targaryen, the Prince of Dragonstone, and mother to Jon Snow. What’s interesting is Jon Snow’s relation inside the Stark Family. We have discovered that Ned Stark is, in fact, an uncle of Jon Snow and not his father. That would mean that Robb, Sansa, Arya, and Bran not his half brothers and sisters but in fact cousins.
The Targaryen family tree is indeed a complicated affair, an affair that could see season 8 of Game of Thrones explode.
Fans of the show, having now viewed the Targaryen family tree will no doubt continue to speculate whether Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen will embark on a romantic relationship. Their blood relationship now looks set to ensure this does not happen. That said incest has already played some dramatic scenes within the Game of Thrones, so don’t rule out anything just yet.
Discover more about the Games of Thrones Family Tree.