• Character Wizard who has published a theory that wizards originate from Mars and Muggles from mushrooms (JKR, WoM). Read More
• Character A pink-faced blonde girl who wears her hair in pigtails (PS7), Hannah is a close friend of Ernie Macmillan (CS11, CS15), who shares her hobby of collecting chocolate frog cards (GF19). Both Hannah and Ernie became prefects in August of 1995 (OP10) and joined Dumbledore’s Army that October (… Read More
• Character The Liechtenstein National Quidditch team’s mascot is a huge Augurey named Hans who has his own fan club. High-spirited American fans at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup temporarily kidnapped Hans, which prompted the Liechtenstein manager Ferdinand Jägendorf to issue a statement saying ‘Das finden wir nicht lustig’ (‘we don’t find that funny’). 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 On Rowling’s Black Family Tree, a Harfang Longbottom married Callidora Black, daughter of Arcturus Black. No dates for Harfang, but Callidora was born in 1915 and appears to still be alive (no death date) (BFT). Read More
• Character 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 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 Minister for Magic 1975-1980.  He reinforced Azkaban with more dementors, but was still unable to stop Voldemort’s rise to power. (Pm)… Read More
• Character Wizard whose letter was published in The Daily Prophet proposing the creation of a new wizarding holiday (DP1)… Read More
• Character Harry Potter is the Boy Who Lived, the Chosen One, the hero of the Wizarding world. He grew up with Muggles, and then came to Hogwarts where he faced dangers and terrors beyond his years. He, along with his friends Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley and Neville Longbottom, destroyed Voldemort’s Horcruxes. Read More
• Character GIFTS HARRY HAS RECEIVED See also the essay Harry’s Gifts by Morag Traynor (2004). Birthday presents Christmas presents Other gifts From the Dursleys 10th: a coat hanger and a pair of Uncle Vernon’s old socks (PS3) 12th: ignored (CS1) 13th: ignored (PA1)… Read More
• Character A Dragonologist famous for catching a Peruvian Vipertooth and establishing a Romanian dragon sanctuary (JKR). The sanctuary where Charlie Weasley works is likely the dragon sanctuary that Ridgebit founded. 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 A flamboyant Minister for Magic during the years before World War II, 1925 – 1939 (Pm). Read More
• Character The Seeker for the 1990 Quidditch World Cup team from Scotland, who blamed his father Stubby Lamont for his failure to catch the Snitch during the final match against Canada (Pm). Read More
• Character Hedley Fleetwood was a wizard whose Patronus took the form of a wooly mammoth. This was notable to Miranda Goshawk, who references him in the Book of Spells, because extinct Patronuses are exceptionally rare. (BoS)… Read More
• Character Harry Potter’s owl, which Hagrid buys for Harry from Eeylops Owl Emporium as an 11th birthday present in August of 1991. Hedwig is a snowy owl. Hedwig is a friend to Harry, but also delivers his mail, as all owls do. Read More
• Character A delegate representing Switzerland to MACUSA in 1926, Eberstadt was concerned about MACUSA having allowed a breach of the International Statute of Secrecy by not preventing an obscurial attack in New York (WFT). Read More
• Character More commonly known as “The Grey Lady,” the Ravenclaw ghost. Harry and Ron first encounter this tall ghost as she glided past in the corridor while out looking for the Mirror of Erised (PS12). Harry eventually discovers that The Grey Lady is Helena, the daughter of Hogwarts founder Rowena… 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 Founder of Hufflepuff House and one of the co-founders of Hogwarts, described with the other founders as “the greatest wizards and witches of the age.”  She was much more accepting than the other founders, taking “the lot” of students and treating them all equally.  Hufflepuff House continues to be notable… Read More
• Character Hengist of Woodcroft was a Scottish wizard who founded Hogsmeade, near Hogwarts, and possibly lived in what is now the Three Broomsticks (FW). He must have attended Hogwarts because he is listed as a famous Hufflepuff (Pm).  Harry collected his Chocolate Frog Card during his first trip on the Hogwarts… Read More
• Character King of England 1422 to 1461. According to Dumbledore, a large white rabbit was his trusted adviser (TBB). This creature was possibly the French Animagus Lisette de Lapin, who was convicted of witchcraft in Paris but  escaped across the English Channel in a large cauldron with a sail attached. Read More
• Character Henry Shaw Jr. was a United States senator from New York in the 1920s. He was killed by an obscurus at a campaign event in 1926 (WFT). Read More
• Character Hepzibah Smith was an immense, “very old, very rich witch” who collected magical antiques antiques and befriended Tom Marvolo Riddle in his role with Borgin and Burkes. Hepzibah lived in a grand house filled with so many possessions that it was difficult to walk through. Tom Riddle killed her for a relic… Read More
• Character Herbert Beery was the Herbology Professor sometime during Armando Dippet’s tenure as Headmaster.  He was a theatre enthusiast, and was responsible for Hogwarts’s only attempt at a pantomime.  Beery attempted to put on an adaptation of “Fountain of Fair Fortune,” with himself as director, but the evening ended in disaster… Read More
• Character Husband of Belvina Black (1886-1962), and son-in-law of Phineas Nigellus Black, according to the Black Family Tapestry (BFT). Burke is one of the family names listed in the Pure-Blood Directory as members of the Sacred 28 (Pm: Pure-Blood). Read More
• Character A Healer at St. Mungo’s Hospital of Magical Maladies, he also writes for the Daily Prophet (DP3)… Read More
• Character A screech owl belonging to Percy Weasley (PA5). Molly and Arthur bought Hermes for Percy when he was made Prefect (CS3). 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 Ancient Greek Dark wizard who was the first known creator of a Basilisk. Herpo was a Parselmouth so he could control the great serpent, which lived for 900 years (FB). Herpo was also the first wizard to successfully create a Horcrux (PC/JKR1). Read More
• Character Ancestor of Sirius Black listed on the Black Family Tapestry (BFT), listed as the wife of Sirius Black II. 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 New member of the Order of the Phoenix. Pink-cheeked, black-haired witch who was part of the Advance Guard that helped Harry in his escape from Privet Drive (OP3), and assigned to escort the Dursleys to safety before Harry’s departure (DH3). Read More
• Character Hunting buddy of Cormac McLaggen’s uncle Tiberius. Cormac and his uncle accompanied Bertie and Rufus Scrimgeour to Norfolk, where they hunted Nogtails. Read More
• Character Father of Egmont Elvert Hobday, whose birth announcement appears in the Daily Prophet (DP2)… Read More
• Character The Muggle man that Iola (Black) Hitchens marries, which gets her disowned from the Muggle-hating, prejudiced Black family. Her face is burned in the tapestry of the Black Family Tree. (BFT)… Read More
• Character Happy family news appeared in the “Births” section of the Daily Prophet. Read More
• Character Mother of Egmont Elvert Hobday, whose birth announcement is in the Daily Prophet (DP2)… Read More
• Character A house-elf who was bound to serve Hepzibah Smith, and was quite elderly when Tom Marvolo Riddle was a young man. He framed her for accidentally causing the death of Hepzibah Smith by poisoning the woman’s cocoa. To ensure her conviction, Riddle even modified Hokey’s memory so that she would confess (HBP20). Read More
• Character Honoria was the aunt of Albus Dumbledore.  He referred to her as his “maiden aunt.”  She was engaged to a wizard once, but broke the engagement because “he had a hairy heart,” according to her.  However, rumors said she had found her fiance fondling Horklumps, and was deeply shocked by… Read More
• Character A wizard who worked in the Improper Use of Magic Office who was once engaged to Albus Dumbledore’s aunt Honoria.  Honoria called off the engagement because she claimed the wizard “had a hairy heart,” though rumor had it the engagement was broken when the wizard was discovered fondling Horklumps.  Albus… Read More
• Character Founded the Society for the Reformation of Hags (FW). Sometimes spelled “Honouria”… Read More
• Character Madam Hooch is the Quidditch coach and flying instructor at Hogwarts. She referees the Quidditch matches between the House teams. Read More
• Character Mother of Remus Lupin; a ‘beautiful Muggle girl’ who met her husband Lyall Lupin when he protected her from a Boggart in a forest (Pm). Read More
• Character Responsible for warnings from Improper Use of Magic Office when underage magic is detected (CS, OP2). Hermione impersonated Hopkirk using Polyjuice potion to sneak into the Ministry of Magic and hunt for the locket Horcrux (DH12-13). Read More
• Character The current Gobstones World Champion, his picture was used for the National Gobstone Association’s “Give Gobstones A Second Glance” campaign (Pm). Read More
• Character Hogwarts Potions Master until 1981, then again from 1996; Head of Slytherin house 1997-1998. At the beginning of Harry’s 6th year at Hogwarts, Dumbledore and Harry convince a genial wizard named Horace Slughorn to come out of retirement to teach Potions. Ever since Voldemort regained his powers, Slughorn had lived… Read More
• Character Hogwarts student, early 1940s Teased Myrtle about her glasses, but regretted it later when Myrtle was killed and came back to haunt her (CS16). Read More
• Character Played for the Falmouth Falcons, along with Randolph Keitch started the Comet Trading Company in 1929. He and Randolph are also the creators of the Horton-Keitch Braking Charm (QA9). Read More
• Character Wizard whose letter was published on the Problem Page of the Daily Prophet (DP3)… 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 “Agony Aunt” of the Daily Prophet and one of the experts featured on the Problem Page (DP3). Read More