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Lorcan McLaird

Lorcan McLaird was an eccentric Minister for Magic who was in office 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: Pottermore

Commentary

Etymology

"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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