• Character Family name on a headstone in the graveyard in Godric’s Hollow, probably ancestors of Hannah, since wizarding families tended to live close together in certain villages after the Statute of Secrecy went into effect in 1692 (DH16). Notable members of the family: Hannah Abbott Mrs. Abbott… Read More
• Character One-half of the Ellerby & Spudmore broom manufacturing partnership (Tinderblast and Swiftstick models) and father of Randolph Spudmore (designer of the Firebolt) (QA9, Pm). Read More
• Character Aberforth Dumbledore was a tall, thin, grumpy-looking old man with a great deal of long grey hair and a beard (OP16). Like his famous brother Albus, he wore glasses (HBP12) and had blue eyes (DH). Aberforth was the barkeep at the Hog’s Head in Hogsmeade (EBF) and was… Read More
• Character One of the owners of Ellerby and Spudmore, makers of racing brooms in the mid-twentieth century. Able’s son Randolph Spudmore was the designer of the famous Firebolt racing broom (c. 1993). Read More
• Character American wizard who invented the game of Quodpot (QA8). Peasegood immigrated to North America in the 1700s, intending to form a Quidditch team when he got there. The story goes that the Quaffle he had packed in his luggage came into contact with his wand so that when he took it out… Read More
• Character Wizard believed to be involved in a plot which led to the first Muggle-born Minister for Magic, Nobby Leach, leaving office owing to a mysterious illness (Pm). Abraxas died of Dragon Pox (HBP9). Read More
• Character Adrian Pucey is a Slytherin Chaser who participated in some of the hardest-fought matches of Harry’s Quidditch career at Hogwarts, including the match where Harry’s arm was shattered by a rogue Bludger (CS10) and the infamous match which ended with Harry, Fred, and George being banned from playing Quidditch for… Read More
• Character A wizard who lodged a complaint with the International Confederation of Wizards about the Uagadou School Animagi Team. Their performance of “synchronized transforming” astounded the crowd attending an International Symposium of Animagi. Many older wizards, including Mr. Tutley, “felt threatened by fourteen-year-olds who could turn at will into elephants and cheetahs.” Adrian… Read More
• Character A witch and expert in ancient wizarding artifacts. While researching Quidditch practices of the 16th century she actually discovered twelve lead bludgers in the peat bogs and marshes of Great Britain and Ireland. She used her finds to show how modern wizards changed from lead, which was too soft to… Read More
• Character A short witch who owns an eel farm. At the 1994 Quiddtch World Cup, Agatha bet half shares in her eel farm on a week-long match (GF7). Read More
• Character Patient in the Janus Thickey ward for permanent spell damage at St. Mungo’s Hospital along with the Longbottoms, Broderick Bode (now deceased) and Gilderoy Lockhart. Agnes’ entire head is covered with fur and she barks instead of speaking (OP23). The Healer told her that her son would soon visit… Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Seeker for Ireland’s National Team (1994). Read More
• Character Employee at the Ministry of Magic, recruiting for new members for the Department of Magical Law Enforcement (DP2). He placed an ad in the Daily Prophet looking for applicants for the position of “Hit-Witch” or “Hit-Wizard”. Mr Gumboil’s office is located in Room 919 at the Ministry (DP2)… Read More
• Character When he found Ravenclaw’s diadem in Albania, Voldemort killed a peasant and used his or her death to turn the priceless object into a Horcrux (BLC). Read More
• Character Alberic Grunnion was the inventor of the Dungbomb (FW). His Chocolate Frog card was one of the ones Harry received on his first journey to Hogwarts (PS6). Read More
• Character Fifth Minister for Magic, in office 1747-1752. Couldn’t handle a goblin rebellion and resigned (Pm). Read More
• Character The birth of his daughter Griselda Harmonia Jorkins was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2)… Read More
• Character A tall, bearded wizard who works for the Ministry of Magic. He unwittingly played a part in Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s infiltration of the Ministry when Hermione gave him a Nosebleed Nougat, convinced him to go home, and took some of his hairs to add to Polyjuice Potion for… Read More
• Character Suspicious bully whose wife Violet went missing after they argued. He believed she had disappeared in the Floo Network, which caused a national scare. Unbeknownst to him, she had travelled to the wrong house and left him for the man she met there, Myron Otherhaus (Pm). Read More
• Character Famous wizarding duellist. Toothill won the All-England competition in 1430 with a Blasting Curse. She defeated Samson Wiblin, who was the favorite to win. Toothill now appears on a Famous Wizard card (and Wiblin doesn’t!) (FW)… Read More
• Character Albus Dumbledore was the Headmaster of Hogwarts for close to forty years, a time period that encompassed both of Voldemort’s attempts to take over the Wizarding world. Considered to be the most powerful wizard of his time, Dumbledore was awarded the Order of Merlin, First Class, and was the Supreme… Read More
• Character Alleged Muggle-born accused of “stealing magic” and sent to Azkaban by the Muggle-born Registration Commission in the days when the Ministry was controlled by Death Eaters. Claimed to be the son of Arkie Alderton, a wizard (DH13). Read More
• Character Alecto and Amycus Carrow were Death Eaters, a brother and sister, part of the group of Death Eaters that invaded Hogwarts in June of 1997 (HBP27); Snape implies that they were never sent to Azkaban (HBP2). Last name confirmed by JKR (JKR). When Voldemort took over Hogwarts, Alecto… Read More
• Character Foul-smelling goblin nuisance. Well known throughout the goblin world for trying to sell vials of his sweat to a Dungbomb manufacturer (fw). Read More