• Character Fleur Delacour’s younger sister, served as Fleur’s designated hostage in the second task of the Triwizard Tournament (GF26). Read More
• Character Edmund Gaddlegate was a Muggle boy who lived in the village of Poppleton, England in the late 15th century. (BoS)… Read More
• Character Defence Against the Dark Arts professor from c. 1895 to c.1945. Soon after graduating from Hogwarts, Tom Riddle asked Headmaster Armando Dippet if he could remain and teach because Professor Merrythought was retiring after teaching for “nearly fifty years” (HBP20). When Dumbledore would not… Read More
• Character Minister for Magic from 1827 to 1835. She was more appreciative of Muggles and their technology than many wizards of the time, and thus introduced the Hogwarts Express as the method of transport to Hogwarts (Pm). Read More
• Character An illustrious Wizarding family. Notable Members of the Gamp family: Hesper Gamp Ulick Gamp… Read More
• Character Gamp was the head of the Wizengamot before he became the first Minister for Magic, in office from 1701 to 1718. He founded the Department of Magical Law Enforcement (Pm). Read More
• Character An old wandmaker – “the best” – who who runs Ollivander’s on Diagon Alley (HBP6). He has eerie, moon-like eyes and makes Harry a bit uncomfortable, as he seems just as fascinated by the power of wands used for evil as those used for good. Ollivander remembers every wand… 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 An ancient, in-bred, Pure-blood Wizarding family, and direct descendants of Salazar Slytherin. Most of the Gaunts were gifted with the ability to speak or at least understand the snake-language Parseltongue, making the family line unique in the Wizarding World. Because they were Parselmouths, the Gaunt heirs of Slytherin were entrusted… Read More
• Character Marvolo is the patriarch of the Gaunt family, such as it is. He shorter than his son Morfin, with odd proportions. He has “bright brown eyes, short scrubby hair, and wrinkled face.” Harry think he looks like a powerful, aged monkey (Salazar Slytherin is also described as “monkey-like” in… Read More
• Character Merope Gaunt was the daughter of Marvolo Gaunt and mother of Tom Riddle. Eighteen-year-old Merope’s hair is lank and dull and she has a “plain, pale, rather heavy face.” Her eyes also gaze in opposite directions. Merope’s father is extremely abusive to her and derisively calls her a “Squib” (and other… Read More
• Character Morfin Gaunt was the son of Marvolo Gaunt. He is first seen dressed in rags, his thick hair so matted with dirt the color was indistinguishable. He was missing several teeth, and his eyes, like those of his father and sister, looked in opposite directions. Morfin is a Parselmouth and… Read More
• Character George Weasley is one of the seven children of Arthur and Molly Weasley and twin brother to Fred Weasley. The twins are co-owners of Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes, a highly successful joke shop in Diagon Alley. About the Weasley Twins: Mischief managed! The Weasley twins Are the staunch enemies of pretension, authority, and… Read More
• Character Witch who writes in to Tilden Toots’ herbology radio show “Toots’ Shoots ‘n’ Roots” to ask about a sick Flitterbloom plant (JKR). Read More
• Character A group of ghosts of gloomy nuns attended Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington’s 500th Deathday Party on Oct. 31, 1992. Read More
• Character Death Eater who set off the Dark Mark during the Battle of the Tower. He was hit by a Killing Curse from Rowle that had missed Lupin (HBP29). Read More
• Character A member of the original Order of the Phoenix. Along with Fabian Prewett, one of the brothers of Molly (Prewett) Weasley (JKR, OP9), they were, according to Hagrid, among the “best witches and wizards of the age” who were killed during the first wizarding war (PS4). It took five… Read More
• Character Famous giant-slayer. Killed the giant Hengist of Upper Barnton, and became the town’s local hero (FW). Read More
• Character Celebrity wizard and author, on staff for the 1992-1993 school year at Hogwarts.  … Read More
• Character Ginevra Molly Weasley (Ginny) is the youngest child of the Weasley family and the only daughter. Ginny is the youngest child and only daughter of Arthur and Molly Weasley (CS3), and the first girl born to the family in several generations (JKR). Though consistently underestimated by her family, she… Read More
• Character Created the Moontrimmer broomstick in 1901, but was unable to keep up with the demand. (QA9)… Read More
• Character Popular presenter of the W.W.N. (Wizarding Wireless Network) program Witching Hour (FW).  … Read More
• Character Witch who works for the Campaign for Greater Freedom for Wizards (DP4)… Read More
• Character Gnarlak is a goblin living in New York City. He is something of an underworld figure who, among other things, traded in magical creatures. Gnarlak had been an informant for Tina Goldstein and she took Newt to meet him in the Blind Pig while they were looking for a missing… Read More
• Character Founder of Gryffindor House and co-founder of Hogwarts. Godric Gryffindor believed that anyone who showed magical ability should be allowed to attend Hogwarts. He was the most accomplished dueller of his time. Through his life, he fought against Muggle-discrimination (JKR). According to the Sorting Hat, Gryffindor came “from wild moor.” Bathilda Bagshot’s A History of… Read More
• Character A Ravenclaw student in Harry’s year who became a prefect (OP10) and a member of the D.A. (OP16). He fought in the Battle of Hogwarts (DH29 ff.). Read More
• Character A wizarding family. Notable members in Britain include Anthony Goldstein, a half-blood wizard who fought in the Battle of Hogwarts. Anthony is also related to the American Goldstein family (JKR:Tw), whose notable members include Queenie Goldstein and Porpentina Goldstein Scamander. Queenie and Tina’s parents died of Dragon… Read More
• Character The younger sister of Porpentina “Tina” Goldstein (JKR:Tw). The two shared an apartment in New York City in the 1920s (WFT). Both Queenie and her sister attended Ilvermorny School for Witches and Wizards, though they were in different houses (Queenie was in Pukwudgie while Tina was in Thunderbird). Their parents… Read More
• Character Became Gurg after killing Karkus in the summer of 1995; a huge, violent giant who favored the Death Eaters (OP20) . Read More
• Character Mercenary giant used by the Philistines in their war with the Israelites. Was slain by a young boy with a slingshot (fw). Read More
• Character Naturalist famous for studies of life and habits of trolls. Her interest in these dangerous beasts had a tragic end. While drawing sketches of trolls in the Cotswolds, the subjects of her sketches clubbed her to death. Read More
• Character One of the earliest Aurors. Served as the seventh Minister for Magic from 1752 to 1770 and put down the bloody goblin rebellion which started in 1752. He was unsympathetic to the werewolves who had joined the goblins, a stance which many feel caused further attacks later. During his office,… Read More
• Character Gormlaith Gaunt is Isolt Sayre’s aunt and kidnapper, who is killed in her attack on Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Gormlaith Gaunt was a fanatic about blood purity, and she disapproved of her niece being raised to have an open and positive attitude toward Muggles. Determined to to prevent… Read More
• Character Deep voiced goblin who went into hiding with Griphook to avoid capture by the Death Eaters and the Ministry of Magic. Later joined by Dirk Cresswell and then by Ted Tonks and Dean Thomas (DH15). Was subsequently murdered, along with Dirk Cresswell and Ted Tonks, by what are thought… Read More
• Character A wizarding family. A notable member is Miranda Goshawk the author of the Standard Book of Spells book series. 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 Famous author of the Standard Book of Spells series of books (Standard Book of Spells Grade One through [known] Grade Six) which are required textbooks for students at Hogwarts (PS5, PA4, GF10, OP9, HBP9). Read More
• Character Older sister of Miranda Goshawk. Romilda enjoyed tricking her younger sister Miranda with inaccurate incantations. When Miranda published her famous spellbook, she had special editions created for her sisters with incorrect incantations in them. Romilda suffered a magical mishap as a result, but eventually her tail disappeared (BoS). Read More
• Character Tangwystl is mentioned as a sister to the famous Miranda Goshawk, who used the Bat-Bogey Hex on Tangwystl when she wanted to quiet her so she could do her homework. (BoS)… Read More
• Character Hermione Granger’s father, a Muggle dentist (PS12, GF3). He and Hermione’s mother bring their daughter to Diagon Alley before the start of term in August, even going into Gringotts with her (CS4) and pick her up from King’s Cross each June (OP38). They have taken Hermione skiing… Read More
• Character Resourceful, principled and brilliant, Hermione Jean Granger is easily the brightest witch of her generation. She, along with Ron Weasley, is one of Harry Potter’s closest friends. She is also Muggle-born (her parents were dentists – PS12), and so is a living, breathing example of the fallacy of pureblood… Read More
• Character The younger of Ron and Hermione’s two children, brother to Rose. Hugo seems to be good friends with Lily Potter (DH/e).  … Read More
• Character The birth of his sister Griselda Harmonia Jorkins was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2)… Read More
• Character A family which remains influential in American wizarding politics (Pm). Members include: Gondolphus Graves Percival Graves Merton Graves… Read More
• Character Auror working for MACUSA, a master wizard of great skill. In the 1920s, Graves was tasked with tracking down whatever creature was terrorizing New York City. For some time, the suspicion fell on Newt Scamander and his escaped fantastic beasts (WFT). Percival Graves is a descendant of Gondulphus Graves, one of… Read More
• Character Grawp is Hagrid’s half-brother, a giant whose mother was Fridwulfa. Grawp is small for his age and was abused by the other giants in their mountain stronghold. When Hagrid found him, he insisted on bringing Grawp back to live in the forest near Hogwarts. Grawp wasn’t too keen on the… Read More
• Character Algie tried to trick Neville into showing some magical ability as a child. Pushed him off the end of Blackpool Pier once and nearly drowned him. Algie held Neville out of an upstairs window when he was eight and accidentally dropped him, only to see the boy bounce all the… Read More
• Character A Greek described as a “chappie” by Hagrid sold him the three-headed dog named Fluffy at a pub in Hogsmeade (PS11). Read More
• Character Astoria is the younger sister of Daphne Greengrass. She entered Hogwarts two years after her sister and eventually married Draco Malfoy. Their only child was named Scorpius Hyperion Malfoy. Lucius and Narcissa objected to Draco’s choice of a wife, but he defied them. Astoria once told her son that this… 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: Asteria Greengrass Daphne Greengrass… Read More
• Character European wand maker who made Krum’s wand (GF18) and retired from business in the late 1980s (DH8). At one time he owned the Elder Wand and bragged about it, but Gindelwald stole it from him in the early 1940s. When Voldemort was tracking the Wand in September of… Read More
• Character Gregory Goyle is one of Draco Malfoy’s thuggish cronies. Goyle has short, bristly hair that extends down onto his forehead. His eyes are small, dull, and deep set, and he speaks with a low, raspy voice. He’s a mean bully who enjoys whatever chance he gets to boss people around,… Read More
• Character The Ravenclaw House ghost. The Grey Lady is Helena Ravenclaw, the daughter of Hogwarts founder Rowena Ravenclaw. Helena stole her mother’s diadem to make herself cleverer and fled to Albania. Her mother became deathly ill soon after and sent Helena’s long-time admirer to find her and bring her back. When she refuses to return,… Read More
• Character One of the original twelve American wizards and witches to volunteer to serves as aurors for the newly-created MACUSA (Pm). Read More
• Character The birth of his sister Griselda Harmonia Jorkins was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2)  … Read More
• Character Gellert Grindelwald was a brilliant, ambitious, and ultimately dangerous wizard who tried to take over the wizarding world, starting in the early 1920s and ending with his defeat by Albus Dumbledore in a famous duel in 1945. Two years younger than Dumbledore (DH18), as a teenager Gellert was blond, wore… Read More
• Character Goblin who operates the underground tram which takes wizards to their vaults (PS5). Assisted in the break in at Gringotts to steal the Hufflepuff cup Horcrux from the Lestrange vault (DH26). Harry promised to give him the Sword of Gryffindor in exchange for his help (DH25). Read More
• Character Elderly witch, head of the Wizarding Examinations Authority (OP31) and elder of the Wizengamot, although (together with Tiberius Ogden) she resigned the latter office in protest at the appointment of Umbridge as ‘Hogwarts High Inquisitor’. The Daily Prophet included her in its smear campaign, insinuating that she had ‘links to… Read More
• Character The “Agony Aunt” of the Daily Prophet and one of the experts featured on the Problem Page (DP3). Read More
• Character Disgruntled member of the Welsh National Gobstones Team, who complained to the Daily Prophet (DP1)… 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 The famous hag Malodora Grymm, using a beautification potion to conceal her true form, married a king and used a charmed mirror to reinforce her self-image. She became jealous of the most beautiful girl in the land and fed her a poisoned apple to get rid of her. Read More
• Character Next door neighbour to Ethelbald Mordaunt, Madam Guffy is fond of practical jokes (DP1). Read More
• Character Author of Practical Household Magic, who also writes for the Problem Page of the Daily Prophet (DP3). Read More
• Character Employee at the Ministry of Magic, recruiting for new members for the Department of Magical Law Enforcement. 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 Gunhilda was a one-eyed, hump-backed witch who was a beloved healer in the 16th Century. Gunhilda is known for developing a cure for Dragon Pox (FW). A statue of Gunhilda stands in the corridors of Hogwarts; a secret passageway leading to Honeydukes’ in Hogsmeade opens with a door in her hump… Read More
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• Character Scottish wizard who, in 1107, talked about suffering “splinter-filled buttocks and bulging piles” as a result of riding a broomstick (QA1). Read More
• Character Friend of Gertie Kettle who was interested in the wizarding game being played on Queerditch Marsh. Read More
• Character Retired Captain and Beater of the only all-female professional Quidditch team, the Holyhead Harpies, and manager of the Welsh National Team in 2014. Read More