• Character Famous Quidditch player for the Caerphilly Catapults known for his reckless and foolhardy style of play. His biography was written by Kennilworthy Whisp (QA). Tragically, he was eaten by a chimaera while on holiday in Mykonos, Greece. The St. Mungo’s ward for treating magical bites is named for him (… Read More
• Character Builder and first landlady of the Leaky Cauldron (WoM). Daisy wanted to create a gateway between the Muggle world and Diagon Alley. Her inn became famous for its welcoming atmosphere (and for the connection to Diagon Alley, of course) (FW). Read More
• Character Wrote bestseller My Life as a Muggle after giving up magic for a year. Married to celebrity gardener Tilden Toots. Read More
• Character Comes up with the idea of bewitching a Quaffle to fall slowly through the air to allow Chasers to keep it in play more easily. This redesigned Quaffle is known as the Pennifold Quaffle (QA6). Read More
• Character Potioneer who invented the Wolfsbane Potion, and a favorite student of Horace Slughorn (HBP7). Read More
• Character The second Minister for Magic, in office 1718 – 1726, a sadistic and cruel man. Damocles first established Azkaban as a prison, despite the horrible effect it had on those incarcerated there. He was eventually viewed as being too “tough on Muggles” and was asked to step down (Pm). Read More
• Character Keeper for the Kenmare Kestrels 1947 – 1960; he captained the Irish National Team and invented the Hawkshead Attacking Formation (QA8). Read More
• Character Auror, very capable and self-assured. He left Hogwarts with Outstandings in all his N.E.W.T.s. He accompanied Fudge to Hogwarts to confront Harry about his secret D.A. meetings. Dawlish was knocked out along with Kingsley Shacklebolt, Dolores Umbridge, and Cornelius Fudge when Dumbledore, who had taken the blame on himself, escaped. Dawlish is… Read More
• Character A “half-blood” black boy from London in Harry’s year at Hogwarts. A classmate of Harry’s and best friends with Seamus Finnigan (GF7). He is a black Londoner who grew up as a Muggle, and thus has always been a fan of football (U.S.: soccer) (PS9). At Hogwarts, Dean… Read More
• Character Member of the Order of the Phoenix during the first war against Voldemort; missing and 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 Death personified, wearing a black hood. In the “Tale of the Three Brothers,” he was angry that the three Peverells had cheated him by building a bridge over a raging river. But Death was cunning and patient, so he flattered them and offered gifts that would eventually lead them back… Read More
• Character A member of the Order of the Phoenix in both the first and second wars against Voldemort (OP3, OP9), this wizard was in the Leaky Cauldron when Hagrid brought Harry in on July 31, 1991. Diggle once bowed to Harry in a shop (PS5), much to Petunia… Read More
• Character Married to Monsieur Delacour and mother of Fleur and Gabrielle Delacour. She is half veela. Read More
• Character The Wizarding family, notable members include Fleur, Gabrielle, Apolline, and Monsieur. Read More
• Character Fleur Isabelle Delacour was the Beauxbatons champion for the 1994 – 1995 Triwizard Tournament (GF16). Read More
• Character Sir Patrick Delaney-Podmore, a large, bearded ghost, is the leader of the Headless Hunt. He attended Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington’s 500th Deathday party with a group of his huntsmen, entering with his head under his arm blowing a horn. Sir Patrick and his men ride ghost horses into the party and begin a… Read More
• Character Lisette de Lapin, a French sorceress, is possibly the inspiration for Babbity Rabbity in Tales of Beedle the Bard. In 1422, she was convicted of witchcraft in Paris. (TBB)… 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 Delphi is a very unusual and mysterious young woman. She claims to be the niece and caretaker of Amos Diggory, now a lonely widower in St. Oswald’s, and calls herself Delphi (short for Delphini) Diggory. She lives at St. Oswald’s Home for Old Witches and Wizards, in a room near… Read More
• Character A quality Chaser for a Gryffindor team that won the House Cup in 1996-1997 (HBP24). Read More
• Character His death was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2) Probably the same person as D.J. Prod (CS8)… Read More
• Character Nearly Headless Nick is the nickname of the ghost of Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington, a wizard who died in a botched execution on October 31, 1492. He was hit forty-five times in the neck with a blunt axe, but a half-inch of skin and sinew remained connecting his head… Read More
• Character Employee of the Ministry of Magic in the Department of Magical Law Enforcement and one of a team of experts answering reader questions for the Daily Prophet‘s problem page (DP3)… Read More
• Character A Muggle boy, living in Little Whinging, who is part of Dudley’s gang (PS3). Read More
• Character A child from the Tom Riddle’s orphanage whom Tom Riddle once terrorized in a seaside cave (HBP13). Read More
• Character Gryffindor, 1994 – 2001 The younger brother of Colin, and like Colin having “mousy” brown hair and Muggle-born, Dennis was the smallest kid in his year when he arrived, and thus almost certainly the smallest kid in Hogwarts; he needed to stand on his seat in the Great Hall… Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Chaser for the New Zealand National Team (2014). Read More
• Character Derek is a Hogwarts student who stayed over the Christmas holidays in 1993. Read More
• Character Derrick is a Slytherin student who played as beater. Read More
• Character Comedian known for his boldness; he once ate an entire Venomous Tentacula as a bet. Though he lived, he’s still purple. Wizards and witches everywhere love his silly sense of humor and his boldness. (FW). Read More
• Character Manager of Puddlemere United quidditch team, interviewed in the Daily Prophet (DP1, DP2)  … Read More
• Character Founds the Nimbus Racing Broom Company in 1967, revolutionising Quidditch (fw, QA9). Read More
• Character Red-nosed, corpulent wizard. Fortescue was at one time a Headmaster of Hogwarts. His portrait hangs in the Headmaster’s office (OP27). Read More
• Character Diadema is mentioned as a sister to the famous Miranda Goshawk, who used the Bat-Bogey Hex on Diadema to get her to return clothes she took without Miranda’s permission. (BoS)… Read More
• Character Mrs. Diggory is Cedric Diggory’s mother. She is not as emotional as her husband. When Cedric died, she was at Hogwarts and met with Sprout, the head of Hufflepuff House, Dumbledore, and then Harry (GF36, GF37). Read More
• Character Ministry Official who works for the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures. Amos is a ruddy-faced wizard with a scrubby brown beard. He takes a great deal of pride in his son, Cedric, even to the point of being somewhat rude about it to Harry. Other than… 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 The fourth Minister for Magic, in office 1733 – 1747. He was popular, and considered one of the Ministry’s “most accomplished Ministers for Magic,” by Ollivander (Pm). Read More
• Character The main Diggory family consisted of Cedric (son), Amos (father), and Mrs. (no name given, mother) Diggory. Read More
• Character St. Mungo’s Healer 1722 – 1741 (OP22). Headmistress of Hogwarts 1741 – 1768 (OP22). Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Chaser for the Bulgarian National Team (1994). Read More
• Character Hogwarts student, 1990s. Tried to sell what he claimed was powdered dragon claw to other students as a study aid; Hermione confiscated and destroyed them because they were really dried Doxy droppings (OP31). Also offered to sell Firewhisky to Seamus & Dean. Read More
• Character Hogwarts 1971-1979 (HBP4) Muggle-born; A gifted student while at Hogwarts, Cresswell went on to become the Head of the Goblin Liaison Office (HBP4). Cresswell was sent to Azkaban by the Muggle-born Registration Commission but escaped halfway to the prison by Stunning the Auror Dawlish. Cresswell met up… Read More
• Character Fierce, principled, interfering, adoring, Dobby. Dobby was a house-elf, for years indentured to the Malfoy family, until his admiration for Harry Potter goaded him into trying to warn Harry against coming to school in his second year because he knew what Lucius was planning with the diary. Dobby interfered with… Read More
• Character One of the Muggles present fort he Ilfracombe Incident of 1932.  All the other Muggles present had their memories wiped by Tilly Toke and her family.  However, “Dodgy Dirk” is known to tell tales of a “dirty great flying lizard” that attacked him way back when. His story is not… Read More
• Character Dolohov was one of Tom Riddle’s friends after leaving school, one of the original Death Eaters (HBP20). Read More
• Character Senior Undersecretary to Cornelius Fudge, the Minister of Magic (OP8). Later Hogwarts teacher of Defense Against the Dark Arts (OP11). Forced Dumbledore out and replaced him as Headmaster (OP). In the Death Eater-controlled Ministry of Pius Thickness, Umbridge enjoyed additional duties as the Head of the Muggle-born Registration Commission… Read More
• Character The second child of the unhappy marriage of Orford Umbridge and his Muggle wife, Ellen. The boy turned out to be a squib, and when the parents split up, Ellen took their son with her back to the Muggle world. Dolores never saw her brother again. Umbridge denied even the… Read More
• Character Middle child of Bill & Fleur Weasley, this name could belong to either a boy or a girl (YL). Read More
• Character Bass player with the popular wizarding band The Weird Sisters, and a big Kenmare Kestrels supporter (FW). According to the Daily Prophet, he was married in the fall of 1995 (OP14). He attended Dumbledore’s funeral (HBP30). Read More
• Character Member of the Order of the Phoenix Order of the Phoenix who was killed personally by Voldemort (OP9).  … Read More
• Character Vain, self-centered air-headed witch who fell in love with No-Maj and Scourer descendant, Bartholomew Barebone, ultimately causing one of the worst breaches of the International Statute of Secrecy of all time, which led to the instatement of Rappaport’s Law in the United States. She was imprisoned for a year, after… Read More
• Character 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 In the summer of 1995, The Quibbler prints an interview with Doris Purkiss, who claims that Sirius Black is really Stubby Boardman, and that Stubby had been enjoying a romantic dinner with her the day of the murder of the Potters and therefore had an alibi (OP10). Read More
• Character Manager of the Chudley Cannons quidditch team c. 1993, a team with a notoriously bad record (DP1, DP2, DP3, DP4)… Read More
• Character Resident of Little Hangleton, who remembered Frank Bryce as a child, who (when the rumor began spreading that he was responsible for the Riddles’ deaths), was quick to say that she thought he had a horrible temper, and to support her opinion with childhood reminiscences. When Frank was released after… Read More
• Character A Demiguise who lived in Newt Scamander’s case (WFT). Read More
• Character Muggle farm boy with whom Minerva McGonagall fell madly in love at age 18. Dougal proposed to her and she accepted. However, having seen the heartache and loneliness her mother endured as a witch married to a Muggle, Minerva the next day told Dougal she could not marry him and… Read More
• Character Distractible Douglas is a character in Miranda Goshawk’s Conundrum 2: The Story of Distractible Douglas, published in the Book of Spells. He is based on a real wizard, but his name has been changed to protect the real wizard’s identity. As his name says, Distractible Douglas was easily distracted. (BoS). Read More
• Character Draco Malfoy is the son and only child of Lucius and Narcissa Malfoy and was a student at Hogwarts in the same year as Harry Potter. He is a rival of Harry, actively trying to undermine him in any way he can. Draco has white-blond hair and a pale, pointed face. Read More
• Character A made-up name given to Ron Weasley while he was in disguise during the Great Gringott’s Caper. Read More
• Character Notorious vampire who inspired the fictional Count Dracula created by Bram Stoker. Father of Vlad the Impaler. Read More
• Character Presumably the inventor of Filibuster’s Fabulous No-Heat, Wet-Start Fireworks (CS4,GF11). Read More
• Character Presumably the creator of Dr. Ubbly’s Oblivious Unction, a topical treatment for scars (OP38). Read More
• Character Wife of Cygnus Black, a great-grandson of Phineas Nigellus Black, and mother to Bellatrix, Narcissa, and Andromeda (BFT). Read More
• Character Profile Dudley was born on June 23, 1980. Dudley Dursley is Harry Potter’s Muggle cousin, and the only son of Vernon and Petunia Dursley of number four Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey. Dudley, in extreme contrast to Harry, was grossly overindulged by both his mother and… Read More
• Character Minister for Magic during a “period of calm”1858 – 1865. McPhail, speaking about the Muggle Prime Minister visiting the Ministry of Magic, said that none had, because ‘their puir wee braines couldnae cope wi’ it’ (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 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 Ariana Dumbledore was the younger sister of Albus and Aberforth – Albus’s junior by four years, Aberforth’s by one.  At six years old, she was attacked by three muggle boys and was severely traumatized by the event.  Her father, Percival, was imprisoned for seeking revenge on the boys.  As a… Read More
• Character A prominent Wizarding family who lived in Mould-on-the-Wold until an attack by Muggle boys on the youngest child, Ariana, left her disabled. Ariana’s father, Percival, defended his daughter against the Muggle attack and was subsequently sentenced to Azkaban. The rest of the family then moved to Godric’s Hollow and lived there… Read More
• Character Kendra was the mother of Albus Dumbledore.  After her daughter Ariana was attacked and traumatized by muggle boys, and her husband Percival went to Azkaban for seeking retribution, Kendra moved the Dumbledore family to Godric’s Hollow and devoted herself to taking care of the sickly Ariana. Because Kendra was trying… Read More
• Character Percival Dumbledore was the father of Albus, Aberforth, and Ariana Dumbledore.  When Ariana was attacked by three muggle boys, Percival went after them in “a savage and well-publicized attack.” (DH2)  He was convicted and sent to Azkaban in 1891, where he would later die. (DH2)  Neither Percival… Read More
• Character Chief of Q.U.A.B.B.L.E., the Quidditch Union for the Administration and Betterment of the British League and its Endeavors (fw). Read More
• Character Hogwarts student, 1990s (QA) Checked Quidditch Through The Ages out of the Hogwarts library (QA). Read More
• Character A Muggle family with which Harry Potter lives after being orphaned in 1981. Mrs. Dursley is Harry’s maternal aunt. The family consists of Vernon Dursley, his wife Petunia, their son Dudley, and Vernon’s sister, Marge. Read More
• Character Miss Marjorie Dursley is Vernon Dursley’s loathsome sister. She lives in the country, in a house with a large garden where she breeds bulldogs but appears to have no other type of employment. Even though she is not Harry’s blood relation, he has been forced to call her “Aunt” all… Read More
• Character Aunt Petunia is Lily (Evans) Potter’s older sister, and the wife of Vernon Dursley.  The Dursleys live at number four Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey. She is a tall, very thin blond with a long neck and an angular face. Estrangement and bitterness Petunia and Lily grew up in… Read More
• Character Vernon Dursley is the husband of Harry’s Aunt Petunia. Like her, he was also a Muggle. In fact, he was about as Muggle as a person can get. He had no use for imagination at all. He wore his most boring tie to work and sat at his desk with… Read More
• Character Author of the book Merpeople: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Language and Customs. He carries a wand made of apple wood, a material which shows an affinity for wizards who can converse with creatures in their native tongues. Read More
• Character Terrified of pixies after being abducted by some while on holiday in Cornwall (FW43). Read More