The Puddlemere United Quidditch team is now the oldest team in the British and Irish Quidditch League, having been founded in 1163 (QA7). Read More
The Holyhead Harpies Quidditch team would go on to keep an 800+ year tradition of hiring only witches starting from their formation in 1203 (QA7). Read More
At a Quidditch match, Chief Barberus Bragge of the Wizards’ Council releases a Golden Snidget and offers 150 Galleons to whichever player catches it first; this eventually proves so popular that a new position is added to Quidditch teams, the “Hunter,” whose sole task is to catch a Golden Snidget… Read More
Despite her fears of having her ideas stolen, she is well remembered for her discovery of the magical properties of the number seven (JKR) and her eccentricity. Read More
This convention is part of the second-year History of Magic curriculum; Professor Binns is in the middle of a lecture on it when Hermione interrupts to ask about the Chamber of Secrets. Read More
One of the earliest teams to be established,  they would not have been called The “Pride of Portree” when they were founded because Portree did not exist until hundreds of years later. The original name of the team is not known. The team comes from the Isle of Skye, where it was founded… Read More
The tradition begins with the three European Wizarding schools: Beauxbatons Academy, Durmstrang Institute, and Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It will continue off and on for many centuries. Read More
As the magical world separates itself more and more from Muggle society, Muggles are particularly afraid of magic but not very good at recognizing it, leading to persecution of suspected witches. Wendelin the Weird is burned at the stake 47 times in various disguises (using a Flame-Freezing Charm to protect… Read More
Wildsmith, one of many inventors from Ravenclaw House (Pm), dies at the age of 93 after revolutionizing wizarding travel (FW). Read More
Muldoon struggled to find a working legal definition for “beast” and “being” during a summit on the subject. His simplistic idea for calling anything that walked on two legs a “being” and therefore to be given full rights backfired spectacularly when goblins introduced trolls, hags, and a number of other… Read More
In the 14th century, two ill-fated summits were called to determine which of the many types of magical creatures were actually to be considered as sentient and therefore worthy of representation on the Wizards’ Council. In each case, the summits appear to have been intentionally disrupted by goblins, who… Read More
She succeeds Burdock Muldoon (FB) and declares the Golden Snidget to be a protected species, forbidding its use in Quidditch (QA4). Clagg also tries to establish a standard by which creatures will be given legal rights as “beings”, but her attempt fails (FB). Read More