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Unctuous Osbert

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Tenth Minister for Magic, in office during the years 1789 – 1798. He was viewed with suspicion due to his close ties with wealthy pure-bloods (Pm).

Unctuous Osbert
Gender Male
Dates f. 1798
Species / Race Wizard
Distinguishing Features Had close friends among pure-bloods.
Profession Minister for Magic
First Introduced Pm

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Etymology

"unctuous" = excessively flattering + Osbert = from the Old English beorht "bright or brilliant" (brilliant flattery?)

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