• Character Ignatius Prewett was the husband of Lucretia Black and a paternal uncle of Sirius Black (BFT) . Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Ignatius Tuft was Minister for Magic from 1959 to 1962. He succeeded his mother, Wilhelmina, in the office by capitalizing on her popularity following her untimely death. He was forced to resign after promising to institute a controversial Dementor breeding program. Podcast:… Read More
• Character Ignotus Peverell, the youngest and also the wisest of the three Peverell brothers, asked Death for a Cloak of Invisibility, which enabled him to escape Death until he reached old age, at which point he passed the cloak on to his son (TBB/TTB). Ignotus is buried in the Godric’s Hollow graveyard. Read More
• Event A rogue Welsh Green dragon descends on a beach full of Muggle holidaymakers (FB). Tilly Toke and her family happen to be there (FW), and her family casts the largest Mass Memory Charm of this century on all the Muggles of Ilfracombe. She is later awarded the Order of Merlin… Read More
• Wizarding culture Because Ilvermorny was based on Hogwarts, it boasts four houses. These houses were named by the founders of the school, Isolt and James Steward, and their two adopted sons, Webster and Chadwick. Unlike Hogwarts, the houses were named for magical creatures with which the founders were familiar. Isolt named one house… Read More
• Event Ilvermorny was started in the stone house on Mount Greylock in Massachusetts by witch Isolt Sayre and No-Maj James Steward as a way of educating their magical adopted boys Chadwick and Webster Boot (Pm). As word spread, they were soon joined by… Read More
• Historical events Independence Day is an American holiday, also commonly known simply as the Fourth of July, which commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. The document, written and signed by future presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson as well as statesman Benjamin Franklin, stated the original… Read More
• Character Ingolfr the Iambic was a Norwegian poet who wrote a poem about Quidditch (QA8). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37 — 4.2MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Wizarding culture International Magical Governments are found worldwide. Other countries have similar governing bodies to Great Britain. Bulgaria, for example, has its own Ministry of Magic, the Minister of which, Mr. Oblansk, sat in the Top Box to watch the World Cup Final in 1994 (GF8). There is also a Ministry of Magic in Norway (QA3) and several… Read More
• Event A summit meeting of the International Confederation of Wizards takes place. The discussion about magical creatures lasts seven weeks and includes delegations of goblins, centaurs, and merpeople. The result of this summit is the International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy, which effectively hid the Wizarding community away from the Muggles (Pm). Read More
• Event 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. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Irene Kneedander was Head of the Body for Protection of Magical Species (Humanoid) for MACUSA is 1892. In this role, she seriously cracked down on Sasquatches who “stepped out of line.” She and her treatment of Sasquatches are considered responsible for the Great Sasquatch Rebellion of 1892 (Pm). Podcast:… Read More
• Character Isolt Sayre was a Pure-blood witch, originally from Ireland, who escaped from the home of her cruel aunt, made her way to North America, and founded Ilvermorny School with her family (Pm). Until the age of five, Isolt lived a very happy life with her parents, who were friendly and… Read More
• Event Isolt is born to William and Rionach Sayre, both purebloods, in their cottage, Ilvermorny. She spends her earliest years in valley of Coomloughra with her mother and her father, who nicknames her “Morrigan” after his ancestor because of the girl’s close relationship with the natural world (Pm). Podcast:… Read More
• Event Gormlaith Gaunt murders her sister Rionach and brother-in-law William in an attack that sets the couple’s cottage, Ilvermorny, on fire. William and Rionach’s daughter, Isolt Sayre is removed by the fire by her aunt and taken to live with her in Hag’s Glen. Gormlaith’s actions are motivated by prejudice for… Read More
• Event After twelve miserable and lonely years living with her Aunt Gormlaith, Isolt escapes, taking with her Gormlaith’s wand (originally Salazar Slytherin’s) and a brooch shaped shaped like a Gordian Knot, which had belonged to Isolt’s mother. Isolt first goes to England, but Gormlaith is able to track her there. Isolt… Read More
• Countries A large southern European country shaped something like a boot jutting into the Mediterranean Sea, also ruling the islands of Sardinia and Sicily. The capital city is Rome. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Ivan Popa was a Quidditch player on the Romanian National Team (1809) and a holder of the International Wizarding Order of Merit (Pm). Popa’s teammate Niko Nenad was the cause of a disaster at the 1809 Quidditch World Cup 1809 tournament. With Romania losing, Nenad set off the forest in a… Read More