Yearly Archives: 2007

The Battle of Hogwarts

I have updated the timeline and the day-by-day calendar to indicate that the Battle of Hogwarts was on 2 May. Unfortunately, Jo wasn’t clear about which day of the Battle was 2 May, since the start of hostilities was the … Continue reading

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“J.K. Rowling, A Year in the Life” airs in the UK, available online

On the whole, the show was lovely, although unlike the famous BBC “Harry Potter and Me” show (Part1 | Part2 | Part3 | Part4 | Part5), there is little new canon. I think the title is a misnomer. Rather than … Continue reading

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Weasley third gen names and more!

The third trailer for tomorrow’s ITV1 documentary [TLC YouTube Channel] shows Jo diagramming the family trees for the marriages and children of Harry and his friends. The tree is now on the Lexicon (thanks Mugglenet!) Here is a list of … Continue reading

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List of new canon from PotterCast interviews

I posted this last night to Accio Quote, and figured it would be of interest here too… PotterCast 130 (December 17, 2007) text | audio Helga Hufflepuff gave the House-elves at Hogwarts “good conditions of work.” Her intent wasn’t to … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

We here at the Lexicon wish you all happy holidays and safe travel! I want to wish a very happy (belated) birthday to Lisa, whose big day snuck by us on December 8. Sorry, Lisa… We also wish a happy … Continue reading

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catching up

Over the past few months, we here at the Lexicon have been traumatized and disheartened. What has been the hardest are the personal attacks, blatant disinformation, and rushing to judgement that have been hurled our way. The staff of the … Continue reading

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Rowling to be on PotterCast!

The Leaky Cauldron has announced that J.K. Rowling will be the featured guest on tomorrow’s PotterCast. Leaky staffers Melissa Anelli, Sue Upton and John Noe were on hand for the first extensive fan interview since 2005. Melissa promises new canon … Continue reading

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New book pages: Beedle the Bard

I have added a new section to the Lexicon: our Reader’s Guide for The Tales of Beedle the Bard. None of us has seen the actual book, of course, and we can’t write a full and detailed Reader’s Guide. However, … Continue reading

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more from Jo

Jo updated the news on her site again yesterday about the situation with the book. Here’s part of what she said: “I take no pleasure in the fact that publication has been prevented for the present. On the contrary, I … Continue reading

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about the upcoming book

Dear Friends, I would like to thank each and every one of you for your support in recent days. Everyone here at the Lexicon, all volunteers, regrets the unpleasantness. We have always been interested in working with the publishers of … Continue reading

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Another JKR Update

Rowling has updated her site with another new news item today. She has handwritten seven leather-bound editions of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, six of which she plans to give as ‘thank-you’ gifts to those who have helped her … Continue reading

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New Hidden Extras on JKR.com and News

Tricks and Treats abound on Jo’s official site today for Halloween! There also appears to be new hidden extra content for you Scrapbook. We’ll leave this post spoiler free for those wanting to solve the mysteries for themselves, but see … Continue reading

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