• Character A large green snake and companion to Voldemort, killed May 2 1998 by Neville Longbottom at the Battle of Hogwarts. Nagini became one of the Dark Lord’s Horcruxes after he murdered Bertha Jorkins in Albania (BLC) In order to survive in his… Read More
• Character Nagnok may not be canon; his name was mentioned in the third W.O.M.B.A.T. test posted on jkrowling.com as a possible answer to the question “Which of the following did NOT provoke one of the bloody goblin rebellions of the 17th and 18th centuries?” According to the test Nagnok was a… Read More
• Character Narcissa Malfoy is Lucius’ wife and Draco’s mother, a blonde with blue eyes and a look on her face as if there were something smelly under her nose (GF8). She is fiercely protective of her son. Draco wanted to go to Durmstrang instead of Hogwarts but Narcissa nixed this… Read More
• Character Gryffindor, 1994 – 2001 (GF12). Natalie’s name comes from a Canadian girl who was very sick. She loved the Harry Potter books and contacted JKR. The author wrote her and told her some of the secrets of the books to come, but Natalie had died by the time… Read More
• Character Under interrogation, Neville tells Umbridge that he can see Thestrals because he saw his Grandad die (OP21). This may have been Augusta’s husband, or his grandad on his mother’s side. 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 Famous magizoologist and author of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (PS5) and a number of other books. Scamander lives in Dorset with his wife Porpentina (FB vi). Scamander received the Order of Merlin, 2nd class in 1979, and is also featured on a chocolate frog card.  … Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Seeker for New Zealand’s National Team (2014). 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 Notorious member of the Malfoy family, thought to have murdered unruly Muggle tenants, disguising them as Black Death victims. He was never reprimanded by the Wizard’s Council. Read More
• Character Flamel is a celebrated alchemist (DH2) who is famous for creating the only known Philosopher’s Stone in existence. As a result, Flamel and his wife Perenelle (b. circa 1333) lived for over 600 years (PS17, JKR). Dumbledore did some alchemical work with him in the 1900s (… Read More
• Character Great-great-grandfather of Sirius Black, who has been known to refer to him as the least-popular Headmaster Hogwarts has ever had (OP6). Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Beater for the Romanian National Team (1809). Read More
• Character Minister of Magic from 1962-1968. 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 Norwegian Ridgeback Dragon – Romania A Norwegian Ridgeback dragon, hatched from an egg by Hagrid and raised for several weeks in the spring of 1992. Norbert outgrew his surroundings rather quickly and had to be sent to a dragon reservation in… Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Seeker for the Japanese National Team (2014). Read More
• Character Dust colored cat (who is likely at least part Kneazle) with lamp-like yellow eyes and a skeletal build. Mrs. Norris prowls the corridors of Hogwarts, ever on the lookout for miscreants and mischief-makers. Mrs. Norris was temporarily Petrified during the 1992-1993 school year when the Basilisk attacked her. It is the… Read More
• Character Norvel Twonk heroically saved a Muggle child from a manticore, but was killed in the process. A Famous Wizard card was created in his honor (FW). Read More
• Character A longtime Death Eater (HBP20) stunned by Hermione early on during the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (OP35). He was injured by the falling shelves of prophecies, as Lucius Malfoy demanded the other Death Eaters leave him to continue the battle. Since Nott did not reappear in… Read More
• Character 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 A Wizarding Pure-blood family, listed in the ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ (c. 1930) as one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ families (Pm). Read More