• Character A statue of this wizard stands on the seventh floor of Hogwarts Castle, just to the right of the top of the stairs leading down to the floor below, between the stairs and the Fat Lady’s portrait (OP13). Read More
• Character Ladislaw Zamojski is a talented Chaser on the Polish National Team in the 1990s. He had a goal spectacularly saved by Irish Keeper Barry Ryan (OP19). A save made by Ron Weasley during a Gryffindor practice session was favourably compared to this feat (OP19). Read More
• Character Lady Carmilla Sanguina was a vampire who used her victims’ blood for bathing, in the hopes that it would help her stay young and beautiful (FW). Read More
• Character On the evening of 30th October, 1492, Lady Grieve, a Lady-in-Waiting in the court of King Henry VII (Pm), encountered Sir Nicholas deMimsey Porpington while “a-strolling the park in the dusk” and asked him for help straightening her teeth (JKR). His spell went awry, and Lady Grieve found herself sprouting a… Read More
• Character Fif LaFolle was the author of the Enchanted Encounters romance series (WoM). Read More
• Character Stubby Lamont was blamed for passing on undesirable physical attributes to his son Hector, the Seeker for Scotland at the 1990 Quidditch World Cup tournament (Pm). Read More
• Character The Lamont family are a wizarding family from Scotland. Unusually short fingers appear to run in the family. Hector Lamont blamed his failure to catch the Snitch on inheriting his father Stubby’s finger length (Pm). Notable members Stubby Lamont Hector Lamont… Read More
• Character Hector Lamont was the Seeker for the 1990 Quidditch World Cup team from Scotland. He blamed his father “Stubby” Lamont for his failure to catch the Snitch during the final match against Canada (Pm). Read More
• Character Lancelot was a cousin of Ron Weasley’s Aunt Muriel. He was a Healer at St. Mungo’s around 1900 when Ariana Dumbledore was young. He told Muriel that the Dumbledores never brought Ariana into the hospital, which naturally made Muriel suspect the worst. After all, not going to the hospital certainly… Read More
• Character In 1973, proprietor of the Green Dragon, who shacked up with a certain Janus Thickey after the latter faked his own death via Lethifold (FB). Read More
• Character Langdon Shaw was the younger son of newspaper magnate Henry Shaw Sr. Langdon was an excitable young man with a proclivity for wild ideas. He was frustrated by living in his elder brother’s shadow (WFT). Read More
• Character Laurentia Fletwock was a breeder (and racer) of winged horses. She also campaigned to restrict travel by brooms (JKR, WoM). Read More
• Character Lavender Brown was a Gryffindor student in the same year as Harry Potter. She was best friends with Parvati Patil. Lavender tended to squeal and giggle a lot, and generally gave the impression of her being silly. She was keen on Divination, having been convinced of Trelawney’s powers after a… Read More
• Character Laverne de Montmorency was famous for creating love potions (FW). She attended Hogwarts from around 1834 until 1841 (Pm). Read More
• Character Artemius Lawson was an outspoken notorious campaigner for the suppression of trolls (DP2). Read More
• Character Nobby Leach was Minister for Magic from 1962 to 1968. Leach was the first Muggle-born Minister for Magic, whose appointment caused a number of traditionalists to resign their government posts in protest (JKR, Pm). Read More
• Character Leanne was a Hogwarts student and a friend of Katie Bell. Leanne went to Hogsmeade with Katie in October 1996 and the two of them spent some time in the Three Broomsticks. Leanne and Katie were walking back to Hogwarts when Katie touched the cursed opal necklace and was nearly killed… Read More
• Character Lee Jordan is a Gryffindor and Hogwarts student during the 1990s. He is two years older than Harry and Ron. He had dreadlocks (OP10) and is best friend and compatriot of Fred and George Weasley. When Harry was on Platform Nine and Three-Quarters for the first time,… Read More
• Character Lenelle Paraison is a talented Quidditch player, who played as Keeper for the Haitian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm). Paraison was one of only three female Keepers at the 2014 tournament. She is a formidable in front of the hoops, blocking two-thirds of Brazil’s attempted goals… Read More
• Character Lennox Campbell is a Quidditch player who played Seeker for the Montrose Magpies Quidditch team in the 1990s (DP2). During a match against the Kenmare Kestrels, Campbell understandably missed the Snitch kicked at him by Magpies Chaser Alasdair Maddock, allowing the opposing Seeker to catch… Read More
• Character Leonard Jewkes was the designer of the popular Silver Arrow broom (QA9). Unfortunately, he was unable to manufacture enough brooms to keep up with the demand (QA9). Read More
• Character A very old pure-blood family, one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ listed in the Pure-Blood Directory published in the 1930s. The family includes a Minister for Magic, Radolphus Lestrange, but also a number of Death Eaters (Pm). Bellatrix Lestrange Rodolphus Lestrange Rabastan Lestrange Radolphus Lestrange Delphi… Read More
• Character Leta Lestrange was a close friend of Newt Scamander at Hogwarts. The two of them were outsiders and shared a love for magical creatures. They became friends at age 13, when an unhappy Leta was being chased by Professor McGonagall for casting a spell on another student. Running to hide… Read More
• Character Leticia Somnolens was a Hag who used the Draught of Living Death to put a princess to sleep (FW). Read More
• Character Levski is a Quidditch player, who was Chaser on the Bulgarian National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup (GF8). Along with his Chaser colleagues Dimitrov and Ivanova, Levski was a member of the Bulgarian team that lost to Ireland in the 1994 tournament. The other members of the… Read More
• Character Bogomil Levski was a Chaser for the Bulgarian National Team in 2014. As a member of the Bulgarian side at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, Levski and fellow Chasers Stoyanka Grozda and Nikola Vassileva were integral to the success of Bulgaria at the tournament (Pm). They had quite an easy first match against… Read More
• Character The Levski family are from Bulgaria. Both known members of the family are Quidditch players and were on the Bulgarian National Quidditch teams. Members Levski Bogomil Levski  … Read More
• Character Libatius Borage was a famous potioneer and author. Borage attended the Castelobruxo Wizarding School in Brazil (Pm). He wrote several books, including: Advanced Potion-Making, Asiatic Anti-Venoms and Have Yourself a Fiesta in a Bottle!… Read More
• Character Witch whose letter was published on the Problem Page of the Daily Prophet (DP3)… Read More
• Character Lily Potter is the mother of Harry Potter, who shared with Harry the most striking aspect of her appearance, her brilliant green, almond-shaped eyes (OP28). Lily was born to a Muggle family and grew up with her sister, Petunia, not far from Spinner’s End in the town of Cokeworth… Read More
• Character Youngest child and only daughter of Harry and Ginny Potter. Like her mother twenty-eight years earlier, Lily was envious as she stood on Platform 9 ¾, watching her older brothers go off to Hogwarts (DH/e). Read More
• Character Twelfth-century ancestor and progenitor of the Potter family (Pm). Inventor of Skele-gro and PepperUp Potion (although this is also credited to Grover Hipworth (FW) in the 18th century). 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 Sue Li was one of the original forty students at Hogwarts that J.K. Rowling created. She never appeared in canon, but did appear in the BBC interview with J.K. Rowling in 2001, Harry Potter and Me. Her name also appears in a new writing from J.K. Rowling on Pottermore,… Read More
• Character Livius was one of two wizards thought to have taken the Elder Wand from Loxias. It is unknown whether he or Arcus defeated him (DH21). Read More
• Character Dai Llewellyn was the Caerphilly Catapults’ most famous Quidditch player, known for his reckless and foolhardy style of play (QA7). His biography, He Flew Like a Madman, was written by Kennilworthy Whisp (QA). Tragically, he was eaten by a Chimaera while on holiday in Mykonos,… Read More
• Character Gilderoy Lockhart is a celebrity wizard and author, on staff for the 1992-1993 school year at Hogwarts as Professor of Defense Against the Dark Arts. Read More
• Character Neville’s grandmother who raised him in the absence of his parents. She is a forceful, strong woman and a powerful witch who wears green robes, a fox-fur scarf, a distinctive hat topped with a stuffed vulture, and carries a large red handbag. Neville loves her, but he’s a bit scared… Read More
• Character Neville is the son of Frank and Alice Longbottom, famous and well-liked Aurors who were tortured into madness by the Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange. The Longbottoms are one of the few pureblood families in the Wizarding world. Neville is a staunch friend of Harry Potter’s, and a true Gryffindor. A… Read More
• Character Lorcan d’Eath is a very popular part-vampire singer whose song “Necks to You” spent nineteen weeks in the Number 1 slot (JKR, WoM). Read More
• Character Lorcan McLaird was an eccentric Minister for Magic who was in office for just two years (1923 – 1925). Read More
• Character Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, KG, GCB, PC, FRS (20 October 1784 – 18 October 1865) was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister in the mid-19th century. Palmerston dominated British foreign policy during the period 1830 to 1865, when Britain was at the height of her… Read More
• Character Lord Voldemort, born Tom Marvolo Riddle, was the son of Merope Gaunt (a descendent of Salazar Slytherin) and Tom Riddle, a handsome, wealthy Muggle from Little Hangleton whom Merope ensnared with a love potion. When her husband found out she was a witch, he abandoned her while she was pregnant… Read More
• Character A small, eccentric wizarding family residing near Ottery St. Catchpole. Notable members of this family include: Xenophilius Lovegood Pandora Lovegood Luna Lovegood… Read More
• Character Luna Lovegood is a witch in Ginny’s year, a brave member of Dumbledore’s Army and a Ravenclaw, who is considered a bit weird by her classmates. She comes by this reputation honestly: Luna simply isn’t like the other kids at all. She dresses unusually, she proclaims her… Read More
• Character Loxias, a dreadful fellow, once owned the Elder Wand after killing Barnabas Deverill. He was defeated by one of two wizards, Arcus or Livius, and the bloody history of the wand stops there (DH21). He gave the wand the name ‘the Deathstick’, and used it to slaughter anyone who stood… Read More
• Character Lucas Bargeworthy was a Beater for the England National Team in 1870s. Bargeworthy was a participant in the mysterious 1877 Quidditch World Cup tournament held in Kazakhstan. Retaining no recollection of any of the events of the so-called “Tournament that Nobody Remembers“, he was missing most of his teeth when he… Read More
• Character Lucas Picquery is a Beater on the United States National Team in 2014. As a member of the team representing the United States at the Quidditch World Cup during the 2014 tournament, Picquery participated in their winning matches against the Jamaican National team (240 points to 230) and also playing… Read More
• Character Luciano Volpi is famous Quidditch player (Seeker) from Italy and he featured in an article appearing in the Daily Prophet before the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. He was accused of transfiguring himself into Bonawentura Wójcik, a Seeker for the Polish National Team in the 2014 tournament. That rumour… Read More
• Character Lucius Malfoy (I) was a wizard who associated with Muggle aristocracy and royalty. Evidence suggests that he was a suitor to Queen Elizabeth I and that, unsuccessful in winning her hand, he jinxed her so she would never marry another (Pm). Read More
• Character Lucius Malfoy is the patriarch of the prestigious pure-blood Malfoy family, father of Draco Malfoy and one of Voldemort’s top Death Eaters. Lucius was a Death Eater during Voldemort’s first “reign of terror.” However after the Dark Lord disappeared, Malfoy “came back saying he’d never meant any of it” (… Read More
• Character Luc Millefeuille was a Beauxbatons student and later a baker who became notorious for poisoning Muggles (Pm). Read More
• Character Lucy Weasley is the youngest daughter of Percy and Audrey Weasley (YL). Read More
• Character Ludovic “Ludo” Bagman was a celebrated Beater for the Wimbourne Wasps c. 1980. When his Quidditch days were over, he joined the Department of Magical Games and Sports and eventually (c. 1993) became its head. He served in that capacity until his somewhat informal departure from… Read More
• Character Artemisia Lufkin was the first witch to become Minister of Magic, serving from 1798 to 1811 (JKR). Lufkin established the Department of International Magical Cooperation and lobbied hard and successfully to have a Quidditch World Cup tournament held in Britain during her term in office (Pm). Read More
• Character Lars Lundekvam is a Chaser on the Norwegian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. Lundvekam was the target of jinxes from a disgruntled crowd during Norway’s first match in the Round of 16 against Ivory Coast, as fans were still angry about the attack by the… Read More
• Character Teddy Lupin is the son of Remus Lupin and Nymphadora Tonks. He is a Metamorphmagus like his mother (DH25, BLC). He was named for his grandfather Ted Tonks, and is the godson of Harry Potter (DH25). Orphaned in the Battle of Hogwarts (DH33) and… Read More
• Character A Wizarding family blighted by Lycanthropy when young Remus Lupin was bitten by the werewolf, Fenrir Greyback. Members include: Lyall Lupin, father of Remus Lupin Hope Howell Lupin, Muggle mother of Remus Lupin Remus Lupin, Werewolf and Hogwarts Professor Teddy Lupin, son of Remus and his… Read More
• Character Harry, Hermione and Ron saw Professor Remus J. Lupin for the first time on the Hogwarts Express, wearing extremely shabby wizard’s robes. Lupin has light brown hair flecked with gray, though he is quite young. He looked ill and exhausted; Ron observed, “He looks like one good hex would finish… Read More
• Character Father of Remus Lupin, expert on Non-Human Spiritous Apparitions such as poltergeists and boggarts, later employed by the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures in the 1960s (Pm). Born in the 1920s, he met his beautiful Muggle wife in the late 1950s. Hope Howell lived in Cardiff,… Read More
• Character Aidan Lynch played Seeker for Ireland’s National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup . During the final match of the 1994 tournament, Lynch was fooled by a Wronski Feint performed by Bulgarian Seeker Viktor Krum and slammed into the ground. He was revived by mediwizards with cups of… Read More