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8. The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide
Chapter 8 summary      

Chapter 8 - "The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide" - This chapter discusses the history of Quidditch in countries outside Britain. Some of the most well-known teams from those countries are mentioned.


QA: chapter 8, pp. 38-39      

The Irish have been playing [Quidditch] almost as long as the British. A match from 1385 was described by [Zacharias Mumps].

QA: chapter 8, p. 39      

Several sources in literature reveal that Quidditch was being played in Norway and France in the 1400s.

QA: chapter 8, pp. 39-40      

The history of the Quidditch World Cup is discussed. The most violent final of them all was the first one, in 1473.

QA: chapter 8, pp. 40-41      

Teams from Bulgaria, France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, and Luxembourg are mentioned.

Australia and New Zealand

QA: chapter 8, pp. 41-42      

The spread of Quidditch to Australia and New Zealand is described. Some of the more well-known teams from that part of the world are mentioned.


QA: chapter 8, pp. 42-43      

The introduction of Quidditch to Africa is discussed and some of the prominent African teams are mentioned.

North America

QA: chapter 8, pp. 43-45      

The history of Quidditch in North America is discussed, and some of the prominent US and Canadian teams are mentioned. The similar game of Quodpot is described.

South America

QA: chapter 8, pp. 45-46      

The prominent teams of South America are described.


QA: chapter 8, p. 46      

Although Quidditch is not as popular in Asia because of their preference for flying carpets, there are a few prominent teams.

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