• Character Vaisey is a Chaser on the Slytherin Quidditch team in 1996 and is considered to be their best goal-scorer that season. A Bludger hit him in the head during a practice session, so he was unable to play in their match against Gryffindor (HBP14). Read More
• Character Valentina Vázquez was President of the Argentinian Council of Magic in 2014. As Argentina was the host country for the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, President Vázquez spoke on behalf of the organisers of the Opening Ceremony on 12 April 2014, following the unfortunate bloodbath caused by the… Read More
• Character Valmai Morgan is a Chaser for the all-female Quidditch team Holyhead Harpies in the 1990s. Morgan replaced Wilda Griffiths on the Harpies’ team and scored ten goals on her debut. Team Captain Gwenog Jones was “cock-a-hoop” at the result (DP3). She also scored for the Harpies in the… Read More
• Character Emmeline Vance was a member of the Order of the Phoenix, both in the 1970s and in the 1990s. She was part of the Advance Guard that escorted Harry from number four, Privet Drive to number twelve, Grimmauld Place (OP3, OP9). She is described as a stately-looking witch… Read More
• Character Romilda Vane was a Gryffindor, two years behind Harry Potter at Hogwarts, who went to great lengths to try to win his heart. She had dark eyes and long, dark hair. Romilda made it very obvious in her fourth year that she was pursuing Harry Potter (HBP7). Among other… Read More
• Character Vargot was a rebel Goblin leader who was killed in battle during the bloody Rebellions of the 18th century (JKR-W3). Read More
• Character Nikola Vassileva is a Chaser on Bulgaria’s National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. Vassileva and fellow Chasers, Stoyanka Grozda and Bogomil Levski, were members of the Bulgarian side in the 2014 tournament that included the famous Seeker Viktor Krum (Pm). They had quite an easy first… Read More
• Character Venusia Crickerly was the second ex-Auror to become Minister for Magic, serving from 1903 – 1912 (Pm). She died in a strange mandrake-related accident (Pm). Read More
• Character Verity was an employee of Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes (HBP6). Read More
• Character A false name Harry Potter uses when he, Hermione and Ron are captured by Snatchers (DH22). Harry says that he (Vernon Dudley) works for the Ministry of Magic. 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 Victoria (Vicky) Frobisher was a Gryffindor Hogwarts student in the 1990s (OP13). Read More
• Character Muggle Queen of the United Kingdom and Empress of India, from June 1837 to until her death in January 1901. She served longer than any other monarch of the royal family, and her reign was known as the Victorian era. Read More
• Character Viktor Krum is a Bulgarian wizard who was their national side’s Seeker at the Quidditch World Cup (1994, 2002, 2014) and also Durmstrang Institute‘s representative at the Triwizard Tournament held at Hogwarts in 1994. A famous international Quidditch player for the Bulgarian National Team while still… Read More
• Character Famous European wizard who escaped the Terror (1793-1794) by casting a concealment charm on his neck and feigning decapitation.  He is one of Beauxbatons’s most renowned alumni. Read More
• Character Crabbe was the son of a Death Eater and, along with Gregory Goyle, a crony of Draco Malfoy. Crabbe is quite dense, although he seems to be a little brighter than Goyle. Throughout his first six years at Hogwarts, Crabbe and Goyle sycophantically followed Draco Malfoy around and served as… Read More
• Character Violet is a witch in a portrait hanging in Hogwarts. She is best friends with the Fat Lady, who calls her Vi. Read More
• Character Mother of Egmont Elvert Hobday, whose birth announcement is in the Daily Prophet (DP2)… Read More
• Character Violet Tillyman was a witch who was famous for apparently vanishing in the Floo Network after a row with her husband Albert. Her disappearance caused a national scare in which people stopped using the Floo Network for fear that they, too, would vanish. In reality, she had simply ended up… Read More
• Character Professor Vindictus Viridian was the author of Curses and Countercurses (Bewitch Your Friends and Befuddle Your Enemies with the Latest Revenges: Hair Loss, Jelly-Legs, Tongue- Tying and Much, Much More) (PS5, Pm). Read More
• Character Notorious vampire who inspired the fictional Count Dracula created by Bram Stoker. Father of Vlad the Impaler. Read More
• Character Volkov is a Beater on the Bulgarian National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Along with fellow Bulgarian Beater Vulchanov, he was on the Bulgarian side that lost the 1994 final against Ireland. His other teammates were Viktor Krum as Seeker, Dimitrov, Ivanova… 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 Vulchanov was a Beater on the Bulgarian National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Along with the other Bulgarian Beater Volkov, Vulchanov was a member of the Bulgarian team in 1994 that lost the Quidditch World Cup final to Ireland. The team included a very young Viktor Krum as… Read More
• Character Nerida Vulchanova was a powerful Bulgarian witch and the founder and first head of Durmstrang Institute. Her death was considered “mysterious” (Pm). Read More
• Character Boris Vulchanov was a Beater for the Bulgaria National Team during the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. He and the other Bulgarian Beater at the 2014 tournament, Dimitar Draganov, are considered to be a “competent” duo (Pm). Their first fixture of the tournament was an easily won match against… Read More
• Character A Bulgarian wizarding family that has produced at least two world-class Quidditch Beaters (Pm). Notable members Vulchanov Boris Vulchanov Notes The elder Vulchanov was a Beater on the Bulgarian National Team that lost to Ireland in the 1994 Quidditch World Cup… Read More