The Wizard’s Council is concerned about anti-Muggle precautions and issues this decree to try to curtail the exuberance of fans and players. The rule proves ineffective and further rulings over the next decades demonstrate the Council’s frustration over the issue. Read More
Until this point in 1385, there was no record that the game of Quidditch had migrated over to Ireland. This match is played against a team from Lancashire but involves Irish players who had come over from Cork, which indicates that the game had been played there… Read More
The earliest known full description of the game appears in 1398, in a book by Zacharias Mumps. The game he describes already closely resembled modern Quidditch (QA5, QA6). Read More
In an experiment with time travel, she is trapped in 1402. She interacts with a number of people in that era which causes massive changes in the time stream, even affecting people in the current time. Twenty-five people in the present simply vanish, having never been born. The following Tuesday lasts… Read More
The Wizards’ Council declares that Quidditch should not be played “anywhere near anyplace where there is the slightest chance that a Muggle might be watching or we’ll see how well you can play whilst chained to a dungeon wall” (QA5). Read More
Ingolfr the Iambic from Norway and Malecrit from France write of Quidditch matches taking place in their countries, by which we see that the game was spreading across Europe in the early 1400s (QA8). Read More
In 1422, the Wigtown Wanderers Quidditch team is formed by the four sons and three daughters of Walter Parkin, a butcher from Wigtown in Scotland (QA7). Walter would stand on the sidelines with a wand on one hand and a meat cleaver in the… Read More
The fortress, called Azkaban, absorbs the evil of its creator, who used it as a lair from which he captured Muggle sailors and tortured them to death. Eventually the place becomes infested with Dementors (Pm). Read More
Enchanting the Beaters’ bats makes the Bludgers, which in the 15th century are rocks cut into the shape of balls, even more dangerous. When smashed by the now-magical bats, the Bludgers become flying gravel that pursues the Quidditch players around the pitch (QA6). Read More
This first Quidditch World Cup game to be played has gone down in history as one of the most violent of all time, as it involved every one of the 700 ways to commit a Quidditch foul. The final match pitted Transylvania against Flanders (QA6). Read More