• Character Eargit the Ugly was a Goblin representative at 14th century summit of Wizard’s Council (fw). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character The Earl of Paunchley was a 15th Century Muggle nobleman from Poppleton, England, who made the lives of those around him miserable with his demands (BoS). Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
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Although much has been made of the contrasting upbringings of Tom Riddle and Harry Potter by the Harry Potter community, very little analysis appears to have been put forth towards analyzing the differences between each character’s childhoods, with many fans focusing upon the similarities instead. The fact that they are each half-bloods, or that both… Read More
• Historical events The Eastern Front was a large area of eastern Europe where much fighting took place during World War I. It included the Russian Empire and Romania on one side and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Bulgaria, the Ottoman Empire, and the German Empire on the other. Newt Scamander was stationed on the Eastern… Read More
• Character Edmund Gaddlegate was a Muggle boy who lived in the village of Poppleton, England in the late 15th century. (BoS) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Egbert the Egregious was a medieval wizard who was a one-time possessor of the Elder Wand. He killed Emeric the Evil in a duel to gain its possession (DH21, TBB). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Magical objects The Elder Wand, originally owned by Antioch Peverell, is one of the three Deathly Hallows created by Death himself, according to “The Tale of the Three Brothers”.  Dumbledore has a different thought about the creation of these objects. “Whether they met Death on a lonely road…I think it more likely that… Read More
• Character Eldritch Diggory was the fourth Minister for Magic, in office 1733 – 1747. He was popular, and considered one of the Ministry’s “most accomplished Ministers for Magic,” by Garrick Ollivander (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Event Diggory is a popular Minister who breaks with the anti-Muggle policies of his predecessors, Parkinson and Rowle (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Elfric the Eager was a leader of an historical uprising (PS16). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |… Read More
• Character Elias Story is the identity Isolt Sayre assumes when fleeing from her aunt, Gormlaith Gaunt, and sailing to North America on the Mayflower. Elias is a Muggle boy who fits in better with the shipful of Puritans than a witch would (Pm). Podcast:… Read More
• Event President McGillicuddy presides over the “Country or Kind?” debate of 1777, when witches and wizards from all over North America decided whether or not to become involved in the American Revolutionary War. The Ministry of Magic in London sent a message saying “Sitting this one out.” President McGillicuddy responded “Mind… Read More
• Character Elizabeth McGilliguddy was president of MACUSA during the American Revolution and the 1777 “Country or Kind?” debate. She encouraged the British Ministry of Magic to refrain from interfering in the war for American independence (Pm). Podcast: Play in… Read More
• Character Queen Elizabeth I was the Muggle Queen of England and Ireland, from November 1558 until her death in March 1603. Known as the Virgin Queen, she was the last Tudor monarch. Her reign was known as the Elizabethan period. Podcast:… Read More
• Event She is trapped in 1402 for a couple of days. When the Ministry researchers manage to retrieve her, her body ages centuries on her return and she dies shortly thereafter in St Mungos. The effects of her disruption of the time stream are severe. Twenty-five people in the present simply… Read More
• Event 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
• Hogwarts The Slytherin hourglass in the Hogwarts Entrance Hall for recording House Points is filled with green emeralds (PS15, Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Emeric the Evil was a notoriously aggressive wizard who terrorised the South of England during the early Middle Ages, until he died prematurely in a duel with Egbert the Egregious (TBB). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Oceans and seas The English Channel is a body of water separating southern England from northern France, connecting the Atlantic Ocean with the North Sea. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)… Read More
• Character Enid Smeek was a woman who knew or knew of Bathilda Bagshot and described her to Rita Skeeter as “nutty as squirrel poo” (DH18). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:… Read More
• Character Ethelred the Ever-Ready was a medieval wizard famous for taking offense at nothing and cursing innocent bystanders. He died in jail (FW). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 —… Read More
• Character Evangeline Orpington was one of the Ministry’s “most accomplished Ministers for Magic,” according to Garrick Ollivander (Pm). Orpington was Minister from 1849 to 1855, during which time she introduced the hidden platform at King’s Cross Station as a way for magical folk to access the Hogwarts Express (Pm). Read More
• Page Master Timelines Timeline of Major Events A timeline of the most important events throughout three millennia of history, with focus on the events of the rise and fall of the two powerful Dark Wizards of the 20th century, Grindelwald and Voldemort. Detailed Timelines for Each Era Complete record of… Read More
• Character Everard was a headmaster of Hogwarts. His portrait in the head’s office shows him with sallow skin and black hair (OP21) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)… Read More
• Hogwarts • Magical objects Halfway along a third-floor corridor between the staircase leading from the Entrance Hall and the way to Gryffindor Tower, stands a statue of Gunhilda of Gorsemoor, referred to by the students as “the one-eyed, hump-backed witch.” This statue conceals the entrance to a secret passage leading to Honeydukes’ cellar (PA10). Read More