"I don't distrust you because you're a woman. I distrust you because you're not as smart as you think you are." This was Tywin Lannister's evaluation of his eldest daughter, Cersei Lannister. Cersei inherited her father's viciousness, ruthlessness and political ambition. Having led a life of wealth and honor, her position of superiority led her to become arrogant and capricious, and her beauty only added more weight to her pride.
It was said that the Night King was born into a noble family before he became the Lord Commander of the Night's Watch. After he died, it was discovered that he made sacrifices to the White Walkers. Since then, all records of him were destroyed and uttering his name was forbidden.
Daenerys Targaryen is the daughter of Aerys the Mad King, and the last known descendant of the Targaryen bloodline. She was born during the War of the Usurper. After the defeat at the battle of the Trident, her pregnant mother and brother Viserys fled to the Targaryen's first territory, Dragonstone. Because of this, Daenerys also lived a life of exile. Her brother Viserys married her off to Khal Drogo in an attempt to secure an army and raise House Targaryen up once more. Viserys was killed by his own pride and foolishness, Drogo melted down a golden belt and "crowned" him with it.
Illegitimate children are widely despised throughout Westeros. Jon Snow, who grew up with the label of "bastard", is no exception. Fortunately, his father Eddard Stark treated him well and raised him alongside his other children. Jon felt close to his siblings, but the stigma of being a bastard weighed heavily on his heart.