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Selwyn family

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A Wizarding Pure-blood family, listed in the ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ (c. 1930) as one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ families (Pm).

The name still commands respect in pure-blood circles in the 1990s, as Umbridge uses Slytherin’s locket to pretend she is related to the Selwyns, thereby bolstering her false pure-blood credentials (DH13).

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