Below’s a Breakdown of the ENTIRE Lestrange Family, Because It’s Very Confusing

Between 5 Corvuses and also differing degrees of involvement in both Wizarding Wars, the Lestrange family definitely gets knotty. Even Yusuf Kama needed to attract all of it out while investigating Credence’s relationship to the pure-blood family. If you’re perplexed regarding who’s that, maintain reading as we damage down the twisty Lestrange family tree!

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In the initial Harry Potter collection, the name Lestrange is synonymous with undeviating loyalty to Voldemort. The poster kid of the family members is, with one voice, Bellatrix Lestrange, who Helena Bonham Carter brings to life in a wonderfully bad efficiency.

Though, as we’ll mention, she herself isn’t a Lestrange by blood.The family members comes to be vital once more in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes

of Grindelwald after we discover

about Newt’s dear friend Leta Lestrange as well as her connection with Credence Barebone. Radolphus Lestrange The Lestrange family, as we understand it, goes back to Radolphus Lestrange, who, according to Pottermore, served as the Minister For Magic from 1835 to 1841. He tried to close down the Department of Mysteries throughout his brief run as Minister. Radolphus ultimately tipped down because of negative health and wellness, though it was hypothesized that he couldn’t deal with the anxiety of the workplace.

Corvus Lestrange

Corvus Lestrange belonged to the Lestrange family members who wed a female named Heloise Beaufort, producing a minimum of one boy: Corvus Lestrange II. (Brace on your own for the line of Corvus’s!)

Corvus Lestrange II

Corvus Lestrange II was the child of the Corvus Lestrange Sr. He wed Minette Rosier, and also they had 3 children: M., Josette, and Corvus Lestrange (III).

Corvus Lestrange III

He married his initial cousin Eglantine Lestrange. You can guess what he called his boy.

Corvus Lestrange IV

Here’s where the twisted exposition in The Crimes of Grindelwald kicks off. Corvus IV is a sleazy man through and through, using the Imperius Curse to obtain Laurena Kama to leave Yusuf’s dad as well as marry him. Laurena passes away after bring to life her child Leta Lestrange, or Yusuf’s half-sister. Corvus IV later marries Clarisse Tremblay. Their union causes the birth of Corvus Lestrange V.

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Leta Lestrange Sorted right into Slytherin, Leta attends Hogwarts with Newt, quickly becoming friends with him. Prior to Grindelwald eliminates her, she had actually been involved to marry Newt’s brother Theseus. Extra on Leta below and also her link to her younger half-brother.

Corvus Lestrange V

While boarding a ship to America with her child bro, Leta switches his baby crib with an additional infant since Corvus had been fussing. The lifeboat that her genuine sibling is on ends up passing on, leaving Corvus to drown to his fatality. The various other infant gets embraced by Mary Lou Barebone in America. Leta later reveals this to Yusuf, claiming Credence Barebone couldn’t perhaps be her bro because she had eliminated Corvus. (Credence is, in the meantime, a secret Dumbledore.)

Lestrange

In Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Tom Riddle has a close Hogwarts close friend named Lestrange (no given name that we understand of), that’s probably a direct descendent of Radolphus and also pertaining to Leta as a far-off family member. He later becomes one of the initial Death Eaters. He’s perhaps Rabastan and also Rodolphus Lestrange’s papa.

Rabastan Lestrange

Rabastan and his sibling Rodolphus are 2 of Voldemort’s many relied on fans. After Voldemort’s autumn, he, his brother, Bellatrix, and Barty Crouch Jr. abuse the Longbottoms. The Lestranges end up in Azkaban, but at some point run away to serve the Dark Lord again.

Rodolphus and also Bellatrix Lestrange

Zoë Kravitz when informed The Independent that she plays Bellatrix Lestrange’s great-great auntie. Bellatrix isn’t a Lestrange by blood (that we understand of), yet when you think of the name Lestrange, you’re possibly considering her. She weds Rodolphus Lestrange, and also they both loyally commit themselves to Voldemort. In Harry Potter and also the Cursed Child, we find out that Bellatrix has a secret child with the Dark Lord named Delphini, that was developed in the direction of the end of the Second Wizarding War. In 2020, Rodolphus escapes from Azkaban as well as lets Delphini learn about her family tree.

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