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Quidditch Through the Ages

Chapter Six:
Changes in Quidditch Since the Fourteenth Century

Synopsis by Michele L. Worley
Notes and links by Michele L. Worley

First US edition: pages 17 - 31
Timeframe: Historical.

In which the rules of Quidditch, and changes in them since the fourteenth century, are discussed.

Interesting facts and notes about the text of this chapter:

Characters introduced in this chapter:

Characters returning in this chapter:

Characters mentioned in this chapter:

Settings and locations introduced or returning in this chapter:

  • Bodmin Moor

Settings and locations mentioned in this chapter:

  • Barnton

Exceptional character moments:

  • none


Links and Resources:

Memorable lines:

  • The full list of these fouls, however, has never been made available to the wizarding public. It is the Department's view that witches and wizards who see the list "might get ideas".

    I was fortunate enough to gain access to the documents relating to these fouls while researching this bok and can confirm that no public good can come of their publication.

Strictly British:


  • 1473
    First World Cup.

  • 1538
    Ban on using wands against the opposing team in a Quidditch match is established.

  • 1692
    International Confederation of Wizards establishes the right to carry a wand at all times. This time period coincides with the period when wizards were planning their retreat into hiding.

  • 1750
    Department of Magical Games and Sports formed.


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