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Lorcan McLaird

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Eccentric Minister for Magic for just two years 1923 – 1925.

  • Spoke only in monosyllables
  • Blew puffs of smoke from his wand
  • Irritated constituents until they forced him from office (Pm: Ministers for Magic)
Lorcan McLaird
Gender Male
Dates f. 1923
Species / Race Wizard
Distinguishing Features uncommunicative and irritating, blew puffs of smoke from wand
Affiliations Ministry of Magic
Profession Minister for Magic
First Introduced Pm



"Lorcan" is the name of several High Kinds of Ireland. A "laird" is a Scottish Lord or owner of a large estate. The two names together denote someone of possibly royal birth or great inherited wealth.

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