Ancient Broom Games
Synopsis, notes, and links by Michele L. Worley
First US edition: pages 3 - 6
In which broom games that were popular prior to the development
of Quidditch are discussed.
Interesting facts and notes about the text of this chapter:
Much of the Lexicon's information on broomstick games other than
Quidditch comes from this chapter.
Broom sports emerged almost as soon as broomsticks were sufficiently
advanced to allow fliers to turn corners and vary their speed and
Characters introduced in this chapter:
Characters returning in this chapter:
Characters mentioned in this chapter:
Settings and locations introduced or returning in this chapter:
Settings and locations mentioned in this chapter:
Exceptional character moments:
Links and Resources:
tenth century (sometime between 901 - 1000)
Annual broom race of Sweden begins.
Gunther the Violent Is the Winner painted.
eleventh century (sometime between 1001 - 1100)
Tragic Gaelic poem mentions Creaothceann.
Creaothceann made illegal.