• Character Langdon Shaw was the younger son of newspaper magnate Henry Shaw Sr. Langdon was an excitable young man with a proclivity for wild ideas. He was frustrated by living in his elder brother’s shadow (WFT). Podcast: Play in new window… Read More
• Character Nobby Leach was Minister for Magic from 1962 to 1968. Leach was the first Muggle-born Minister for Magic, whose appointment caused a number of traditionalists to resign their government posts in protest (JKR, Pm). Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Character A very old pure-blood family, one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ listed in the Pure-Blood Directory published in the 1930s. The family includes a Minister for Magic, Radolphus Lestrange, but also a number of Death Eaters (Pm). Bellatrix Lestrange Rodolphus Lestrange Rabastan Lestrange Radolphus Lestrange Delphi… Read More
• Event Harry Potter’s mother Lily Evans was born to Muggle parents in the town of Cokeworth (PS1, DH33, Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 2.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event Sirius Black is their best man (PA11). Lily’s sister Petunia refused to attend the wedding because her husband Vernon did not get along with James Potter (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Lord Voldemort, born Tom Marvolo Riddle, was the son of Merope Gaunt (a descendent of Salazar Slytherin) and Tom Riddle, a handsome, wealthy Muggle from Little Hangleton whom Merope ensnared with a love potion. When her husband found out she was a witch, he abandoned her while she was pregnant… Read More
• Character Lucius Malfoy is the patriarch of the prestigious pure-blood Malfoy family, father of Draco Malfoy and one of Voldemort’s top Death Eaters. Lucius was a Death Eater during Voldemort’s first “reign of terror.” However after the Dark Lord disappeared, Malfoy “came back saying he’d never meant any of it” (… Read More
• Event Lucius Malfoy is born to Abraxas Malfoy and his wife, an aristocratic wizard family which values their pureblood heritage. Their ancestral home is in Wiltshire. Lucius becomes the father of Draco Malfoy. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Luc Millefeuille was a Beauxbatons student and later a baker who became notorious for poisoning Muggles (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:07 — 2.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More