Monthly Archives: August 2006

WotM is more new canon

The Wizard of the Month on JKRowling.com is once again a new canon character. Lisa has added Hambledon Quince to the Lexicon wizards pages, and I’ve updated the Guide to JKR.com. Now what to do with the new mention of … Continue reading

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The Lexicon is more complete than ever!

It’s funny that I haven’t posted here in a while, because I’ve probably worked harder on the Lexicon in the last two weeks than ever before. You’ll hear more about that in the near future, but tonight I’m taking a … Continue reading

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When were Snape, Lily and the Marauders born?

Steve has just created an “explainer” page compiling all the information about how we calculate dates for Snape, Lily and the Marauders. A few months ago you could still find Lexicon birthyears for James, etc. that said c.1960 or c.1961. … Continue reading

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Weasleys, Prewetts, and the Black Family Tree

We got some illuminating comments about my recent work on Fred and George’s page. They raised several “Weasley” issues, mainly ones having to do with Prewett and Weasley names on the Black Family Tree — so I’ve been revising all … Continue reading

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Star gazing on JKR.com

With the many references to stars and constellations throughout the books (especially with the Black family), I wondered about the stars that appear in the window on Jo’s site. So I asked an expert! Check out the page on Day/Night … Continue reading

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Fred and George’s page gets an engorgement charm

Next to Snape and Dumbledore, I probably get the most mail about Fred and George’s page. Not for suggestions or errors, but because the whole page badly needed to be updated and reorganized. Well, I am almost finished with it … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Percy!

The Wizard of the Month calendar on Jo’s website: jkrowling.com has been updated with another birthday. This marks the third year in a row that she has wished Percy Weasley a happy day… hmmmm……

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Katie’s cool, but what was wrong with Charlie’s team?

This afternoon I read an email from someone asking about a note we’d put on Katie Bell’s page. Apparently there is some confusion about how old Katie was when she joined the Gryffindor Quidditch team, specifically if she had been … Continue reading

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Who gave Harry a bulging bag of Dungbombs for Christmas?

Harry’s page has a new chart listing everything that he has received and given for Christmas. Well, that we know of, at least. I had fun looking for things that might appear again in Book 7. Edit (8/19): the chart … Continue reading

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Dobby the Secret-keeper has his own page

Dobby actually has 2 new pages. One for character information, and one for his quotes! I will be adding artwork, but the pages are essentially finished. Comments and corrections appreciated! One quote that struck me as interesting was this one … Continue reading

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New page: Riddle’s Orphanage

I’ve moved twice this summer so I haven’t been around much, but Lumos re-invigorated me just as I was starting to settle down so I’m excitedly diving back into my sections again. I’ve been messing around with the gazetteer some … Continue reading

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How did Mungo Bonham become a Saint?

I just added a bit of historical background to the character entry for Mungo Bonham. It turns out that there was a real St. Mungo who was an early Bishop of Scotland (also called St. Kentigern) who evangelized pagans c. … Continue reading

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