• Character The second Peverell brother, described as “arrogant,” told Death he wanted to call people back from the grave, so Death gave him the Resurrection Stone (DH21, TBB/TTB). Cadmus used the stone to call back a young woman he loved and wanted to marry in life, but she was unhappy… Read More
• Character A burly Hufflepuff Quidditch player – Chaser – who Luna misidentified during the match with Gryffindor. She thought his name might be Bibble or Buggins (HBP19). During the match, Cadwallader scored at least two goals. Read More
• Character Ancient Greek Seer who tried to defeat another Soothsayer, Mopsus, in a contest of their powers. Calchas lost (FW)… Read More
• Character A wizarding family. Notable members of the Calderon-Boot family include Chadwick Boot, one of the founders of Ilvermorny Wizarding School and author of Chadwick’s Charms Vols. I-VII. He married Josefina Calderon, a healer from Mexico. Their descendants in the Calderon-Boot family are among the most prominent in North America today. Read More
• Character Daughter of Arcturus and Lysandra Black. Two siblings: sister Charis and Cedrella (BFT). Married to Harfang Longbottom (BFT). Children: One son and one daughter (BFT). Read More
• Character Lennox Campbell was a Quidditch player who played Seeker for the Montrose Magpies Quidditch team in the 1990s. Read More
• Character Cantankerus Nott was a member of the pure-blood Nott family, and widely believed to be the author of the infamous ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ in the 1930s. Read More
• Character One of the founders of Borgin and Burkes, a shop in Knockturn Alley. The man behind the counter when Lucius Malfoy came in (CS4), however, was Mr. Borgin. Read More
• Character Caradoc Dearborn was a member of the Order of the Phoenix during the first war against Voldemort. He went missing and was presumed dead (OP9). Harry saw him among the members of the original Order in Mad-Eye Moody’s photograph at Grimmauld Place. Read More
• Character Carlotta Pinkstone was an activist famous for campaigning to lift the Statute of Secrecy, revealing the wizarding world to Muggles. She has been imprisoned multiple times for defying the Statute. JKR’s Wizard of the Month for November 2005. Read More
• Character Eddie Carmichael was a Hogwarts student who earned nine “Outstanding” O.W.L.s the year before Harry, Ron, and Hermione sat their O.W.L.s. He assured Harry and Ron that the credit belonged solely to Baruffio’s Brain Elixir (OP31). Read More
• Character Rancorous Carpe was a Hogwarts caretaker (circa 1876) who made a spectacularly unsuccessful attempt to trap Peeves and rid the castle of him. He put out various weapons to lure the Poltergeist, and hoped to drop a “vast enchanted bell jar” on top of him and keep him there with… Read More
• Character Alecto and Amycus Carrow (JKR) 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). When Voldemort took over Hogwarts, Alecto Carrow became the Muggle Studies teacher… Read More
• Character Amycus Carrow was a squat, “lumpy” looking wizard with a lopsided leer and a wheezy giggle. Part of the group of Death Eaters who participated in the Battle of the Tower, where Amycus egged on Draco to kill Dumbledore, and had fun trying to curse Ginny Weasley (HBP27). Snape… Read More
• Character A Wizarding Pure-blood family, listed in the ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ (c. 1930) as one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ families (Pm). Notable members: Alecto Carrow Amycus Carrow… Read More
• Character Caspar Crouch, a member of the pure-blood Crouch family, married Charis Black c. 1940. They had one son and two daughters. Read More
• Character Cassandra Trelawney was the great-great-grandmother of Sibyll Trelawney. Cassandra was a “very famous, very gifted” Seer in her day (OP37). Read More
• Character (1915-1992) Daughter of Cygnus and Violetta (Bulstrode) Black. 3 siblings: 2 older brothers Pollux (1912-1990) and Marius (disowned, dates unknown),  younger sister Dorea(1920-1977). She never married nor had children. Read More
• Character Catriona McCormack was the captain of and a Chaser for the Pride of Portree, led the team to two league wins in the 1960s. She played for Scotland thirty-six times. She has a daughter, Meghan, and a son, Kirley Duke (QA7). Read More
• Character A wizarding family. Notable members include Mary Elizabeth and Reginald Cattermole and their children Alfred, Ellie and Maisie. Read More
• Character Employee of the Magical Maintenance Department for the Ministry of Magic and known as “Reg.” Married to Mary Cattermole and father to three children: Alfred, Ellie, and Maisie (DH13). Accosted by who he thought was Mafalda Hopkirk with a Puking Pastille. Believed to have gone into hiding with his… Read More
• Character Spangle was a renowned researcher of Charms in the eighteenth century, notable for his work on Patronuses (and, specifically, the forms which Patronuses take).  The book Charms of Defence and Deterrence is considered his masterwork. Read More
• Character The pretty, snobbish girl on a gray horse that Tom Riddle was with when he rode past the Gaunt family shack (“My God, what an eyesore!”) (HBP10). Read More
• Character Cecily was an American witch who apparently had some sort of romantic history with MACUSA employee Sam, an Obliviator, who handed over Jacob Kowalski to Queenie Goldstein because she threatened to tell Cecily that he was now seeing Ruby, a fellow employee standing nearby (WFT). Read More
• Character Cedric Diggory was an extremely handsome boy with gray eyes. In 1993, when he was a Fifth Year, he took over as Captain and Seeker of the Hufflepuff House Quidditch team. He was a very good student and a Prefect. Read More
• Character Celestina Warbeck, known as the “Singing Sorceress” (CS3), is, along with the Weird Sisters, one of the two most well-known recording artists in the wizarding world (FW). Read More
• Character Chadwick Boot was the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Boot. He and his younger brother were taken care of by Isolt Sayre after their parents were attacked and killed by a Hidebehind. Chadwick and his brother Webster were taught magic by Isolt Sayre, and eventually adopted by her and her… Read More
• Character Chambers was a chaser on the Ravenclaw Quidditch team. He attempted to score a goal in the 1996 Quidditch final, but had it deflected by Ron (OP31). Read More
• Character Polly Chapman was an attractive, confident Hogwarts student in the same year as Albus Potter and Scorpius Malfoy – neither of whom she held in particularly high regard. She tended to say rather harsh – but honest – things (CC1.4, CC2.11, CC3.2, CC4.14). Read More
• Character Charis (Black) Crouch (1919-1973) Daughter of Arcturus and Lysandra Black. Two older sisters: Callidora and Cedrella (BFT). Married to Caspar Crouch (BFT). Children: One son, two daughters (BFT). Her son may have been Barty Crouch, Sr. Read More
• Character Charity Burbage was a professor of Muggle Studies at Hogwarts (DH2). She wrote an impassioned defense of Muggle-borns in the Daily Prophet during the summer of 1997; in retaliation, she was taken prisoner, then killed personally by Voldemort less than a week later at Malfoy Manor, at which point… Read More
• Character Charity Wilkinson was one of MACUSA’s original twelve aurors, and its third president (Pm). Read More
• Character Charlie Weasley is Ron’s second oldest brother who works with dragons in Romania. Charlie is an “outdoor type” who has spent his whole adult life working with dragons in Romania (CS4, CS14). The second-oldest son of Arthur andMolly Weasley, Charlie is stocky and very freckly (GF4), and he… Read More
• Character The Black Family Tree mentions a Charlus Potter who was married to Dorea Black (1920-1977), a grandchild of Phineas Nigellus Black (BFT). They had one son (unnamed) (BFT). Read More
• Character Chastity Barebone was the oldest adopted No-Maj daughter of Mary Lou Barebone, a Second Salem leader in 1920s New York. She was almost as fervent as her mother in handing out anti-witchcraft leaflets to the orphans who came to eat soup at Second Salem Church (WFT). Chastity died when mother… Read More
• Character According to his Famous Wizard card, Oldridge was the first known victim of Dragon Pox (FW). Read More
• Character Cho Chang was a popular, pretty Ravenclaw student who was Harry’s girlfriend for awhile. She loved Quidditch – she was a fan of the Tutshill Tornados since she was six — and was the Seeker for the Ravenclaw Quidditch team (PA13, GF22, OP12). Harry saw Cho for the… Read More
• Character Herbert Chorley was a Junior Minister to the British (Muggle) Prime Minister… Read More
• Character Agatha Chubb was 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 (QA6). She used her finds to show how modern wizards changed from lead,… Read More
• Character Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was Muggle Prime Minister in London during World War II and for another term in the 1950s. He was paralleled in the Wizarding World by Leonard Spencer-Moon, and they shared a good working relationship. Read More
• Character Ciceron Harkiss was the wizard who gave Ambrosius Flume (owner of Honeydukes) his first job. Favored student of Horace Slughorn, probably a member of the Slug Club (HBP4). Read More
• Character Circe, in Greek mythology, is a sorceress who lives on an island called Aeaea, near Italy. Circe was able to turn people into beasts (FW). Harry collected her Chocolate Frog Card during his first trip on the Hogwarts Express (PS6). Read More
• Character Elfrida Clagg was the Chieftainess of Warlock’s Council (JKR). * The dates given on Clagg’s Chocolate Frog card conflict with information from QA4 which says she was the “Chief of the Wizard’s Council” in the mid-1300s. The portrait of Elfrida Cragg in the Ministry of Magic headquarters… Read More
• Character Clairvius Hyppolite was a Chaser for the Haiti’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Claudius Ptolemy, Egyptian Geographer and astronomer. On their first train-ride to Hogwarts, Ron was hoping to get a Ptolemy Chocolate Frog Card (PS6).    … Read More
• Character Penelope Clearwater was the girlfriend of Percy Weasley while at Hogwarts, though their relationship was kept a secret for quite some time. They began dating in their fifth year. She has long curly hair (CS12). Penelope was Sorted into Ravenclaw and attended Hogwarts from1987 – 1994. She is a prefect from 1992 to 1994. Read More
• Character Celtic Irish goddess of beauty, whose magical birds could cure the sick with their healing songs (FW). Harry saw her as a “druidess” who was scratching her nose when he collected her Chocolate Frog Card during his first trip on the Hogwarts Express (PS6).  … Read More
• Character Ghost who has been hanging around the Hogwarts Quidditch pitch as long as anyone can remember. Edgar was obviously a pretty good player in his day (Quidditch World Cup/g). Read More
• Character João Coelho was captain of the Tarapoto Tree-Skimmers Quidditch team. He attended the Castelobruxo Wizarding School (Pm). Read More
• Character Mrs. Cole was the matron of Tom Riddle’s orphanage. She was interviewed c. 1937 by Dumbledore and told him the circumstances of Tom’s birth and about his anti-social behavior (HBP13). Described as a “skinny, harassed-looking woman” with a “sharp-featured face that appeared more anxious than unkind” (HBP13).  Harry… Read More
• Character Colin Creevey was a very excitable, rather short boy with mousy brown hair who was just tickled to death to discover that he was a wizard and to find out about Hogwarts (his father is a Muggle milkman, so Colin is Muggle-born). Colin is very excited to know the famous… Read More
• Character Magenta Comstock was an artist who specialised in painting portraits with magical eyes, which follow viewers both while inside the gallery but also back to their homes (JKR, WoM). Read More
• Character Connolly was a Beater for Ireland’s National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Buckley Cooper was a wizard who wrote a letter to the Daily Prophet asking for legal advice on the running feud he’d been having with his brother (DP3)… Read More
• Character Howland Coopey was a wizard whose letter was published on the Problem Page of the Daily Prophet (DP3)… Read More
• Character Ritchie Coote was a Hogwarts student and a Beater on the Gryffindor Quidditch team for the 1996-1997 school year. Read More
• Character Corban Yaxley was a Death Eater with a prominent role during Voldemort’s second rise to power.  According to Snape, Yaxley denied Voldemort to escape Azkaban when Voldemort disappeared after attacking the Potters (HBP2). Three days after Voldemort was reborn in the Little Hangleton graveyard, Yaxley was dispatched to find Horace… Read More
• Character Cordelia Misericordia was a hag who lived in the 14th century. She represented hags at a summit of the Wizard’s Council. Read More
• Character Cormack McLeod was the manager of the Montrose Magpies quidditch team (c. 1990s). Read More
• Character Cormac McLaggen was a “large, wiry-haired youth” and member of the Slug Club. He had a famous “Uncle Tiberius” who was a favorite student of Horace Slughorn’s (HBP7). During his seventh year Cormac tried out for Keeper of the Gryffindor Quidditch team, but was beaten out by Ron for… Read More
• Character (1486 – 1535) Full name: Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim. Agrippa appears on a Chocolate Frog trading card, which reads “celebrated wizard imprisoned by Muggles for his writing, because they thought his books were evil” (fw33, PS6, CF). In PS6, Ron tells Harry that ‘Agrippa’ is one of… Read More
• Character Minister of Magic 1990-1996 (HBP1) and previously Junior Minister in the Department of Magical Accidents and Catatrophes (PA10). Cornelius Oswald Fudge was Minister of Magic from 1990 (according to The Quibbler, OP10) until June 1996 when he was replaced by Rufus Scrimgeour. Read More
• Character Ravenclaw, 1991 – 1998 Michael is a dark-haired boy who met Ginny Weasley at the Yule Ball and began dating her at the end of the 1994 – 1995 school year; through Ginny, Michael and his friends joined the DA (OP16). Michael sulked so much after Gryffindor defeated… Read More
• Character An 18th-century descendant of Salazar Slytherin who made sure the hidden entrance to the Chamber of Secrets was well-protected when “new-fangled plumbing” was built around it, which later became Moaning Myrtle’s bathroom (Pm:Chamber of Secrets). Obviously Corvinus was a Parselmouth, like many in the Slytherin family line, including Tom Riddle. Read More
• Character Gregory Cotton played Seeker for the Appleby Arrows Quidditch team (DP3). Read More
• Character Notorious vampire who inspired the fictional Count Dracula created by Bram Stoker. Father of Vlad the Impaler. Read More
• Character Molly Weasley’s second cousin is not a wizard but an accountant. This mundane profession is enough to embarrass the rest of the family; Ron says that they never talk about him (PS6). Read More
• Character A red-haired Muggle boy whose appearance Harry uses in his “Cousin Barny” role at Bill and Fleur’s wedding (DH8). Read More
• Character The Crabbe family is a most likely a pure-blood wizarding family, owing to their close ties to Lord Voldemort. Like many who supported the Dark Lord, they had prejudices against Muggles, Muggle-borns, and sympathizers. Notable members include Vincent Crabbe and Crabbe Sr. who was a Death Eater. Read More
• Character A Death Eater, the father of Vincent Crabbe. Like his son, Mr. Crabbe is a large fellow — one of the two largest Death Eaters to attend Voldemort’s ‘rebirthing party’ — and a bit dim (GF33, OP26).  Mr. Crabbe is most likely the Death Eater whose head got… Read More
• Character Ellen Cracknell was a Muggle woman and a member of the Umbridge family. She was married to a wizard named Orford Umbridge. The couple had two children together. The first was Dolores Umbridge. Their younger child, a son, was a squib. Although they were married for more than fifteen years,… Read More
• Character Someone whose portrait hangs in St. Mungo’s; Everard ran into her portrait to watch what happened to Arthur Weasley after he had been injured (OP22). This is probably a misprint for Elfrida Clagg, the famous Chiefteness of the Wizard’s Council in the 1600s.  … Read More
• Character Credence Barebone was the adopted son of Mary Lou Barebone, a fanatical leader of the anti-magic Second Salem Philanthropic Society in 1920s New York. Along with his two adopted sisters, he would often help his mother and the Second Salemers by hanging up posters, finding places to preach on street… Read More
• Character Mr. Creevey was a Muggle milkman and the father of Muggle-born wizards Colin and Dennis Creevey. Mr. Creevey got glimpses of his sons’ school life through photos that Colin sent home to him (CS5, CS6, GF12). Read More
• Character The Creevey family is a Muggle family, though Colin and Dennis Creevey both are born wizards and enter Hogwarts in the 1990s as Gryffindors. Read More
• Character Dirk Cresswell was a gifted Muggle-born student who went on to become the Head of the Goblin Liaison Office (HBP4). He attended Hogwarts from 1972 to 1979, a year below Lily and the Marauders, and was one of Slughorn’s favourite students (and so probably a member of the Slug… Read More
• Character The Cresswells are a Wizarding family. Notable members are Dirk Cresswell, his wife and sons. Read More
• Character Venusia Crickerly was the second ex-Auror to become Minister for Magic, serving from 1903 – 1912 (Pm). She died in a strange mandrake-related accident (Pm). Read More
• Character Delfina Crimp was a wizarding seamstress in the fifteenth century, famous for inventing the Severing Charm. She was one of the most fashionable dressmaker in London at the time, and pretended to be a muggle.  She was found out by a rival tailor, Snickerton, who spied on her and saw… Read More
• Character Doris Crockford was a witch in the Leaky Cauldron on July 31, 1991, who was just so delighted to meet Harry Potter that she came back more than once to shake his hand (PS5). Read More
• Character Crispin Cronk was a wizard famous for keeping sphinxes in his backyard despite repeated warnings from the Ministry of Magic. The Ministry had the last laugh, as they eventually gave up and sent Cronk to Azkaban (FW). Read More
• Character Glinda Crook was a witch who worked for the Campaign for Greater Freedom for Wizards (DP4). Read More
• Character Crookshanks is a most fascinating creature. He appears to be a large ginger cat with a squashed flat face and bottle-brush tail. He belongs to Hermione, who purchased him at the Magical Menagerie in Diagon Alley (August 1993), where he’d been for quite a long time as no one wanted… Read More
• Character Mrs. Crouch was a short, wispy witch who had the terrible and sad experience of watching her husband renounce their son Barty and condemn him to Azkaban. Read More
• Character Barty Crouch Sr. was a strict ministry official, known for sentencing his own son to Azkaban. Read More
• Character Bartemius Crouch Jr., known as Barty, was one of Voldemort’s most faithful Death Eaters. Barty Crouch Jr. was the only child of Ministry official Barty Crouch, Sr., who personally sent his son to Azkanban. Read More
• Character The Crouch family is a Pure-Blood Wizarding family, one of the so-called “Sacred Twenty-Eight.” Notable members include Bartemius Sr., prominent Ministry official during the second rise of Voldemort, and Bartemius Jr., his son and a Death Eater close to the Dark Lord himself. Read More
• Character Maximilian Crowdy was the “charismatic” eighth Minister for Magic. He served from 1770 to 1781, when time he mysteriously died in office (Pm). Read More
• Character Cuthbert Mockridge was Head of the Goblin Liaison Office at the Ministry of Magic. He was one of the Ministry officials present at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup Final (GF7). Read More
• Character A one-eyed giant who lived in a cave at the foot of Mount Etna. With the help of several sheep, was slain by the Greek hero, Odysseus. Read More
• Character Cygnus Black (1889-1943) Son of Phineas Nigellus Black and Ursula Flint (BFT). 4 Siblings: 2 older brothers, Sirius (1877-1952), Phineas (disowned, dates unknown), 1 younger brother, Arcturus (1884-1959) and 1 younger sister, Belvina (1886-1962). (BFT) Married to Violetta Bulstrode. 4 children: Pollux (1912-1990), Cassiopeia (1915-1992), Marius… Read More
• Character Cygnus Black, the great-grandson of Phineas Nigellus Black, is the father of Bellatrix, Andromeda, and Narcissa Black. He is the maternal uncle to Sirius and Regulus. Cygnus was married to to Druella Rosier. Read More
• Character Cyprian Youdle was the only Quidditch referee ever to die during a match. The originator of the curse was never caught but believed to have been a member of the crowd (FW). Read More