• Food and drinks Two bottles of nettle wine were included in Snape’s Potion Riddle, part of the protection surrounding the Philosopher’s Stone hidden beneath Hogwarts Castle in 1991-1992 (PS16). Read More
• Character Neville is the son of Frank and Alice Longbottom, famous and well-liked Aurors who were tortured into madness by the Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange. The Longbottoms are one of the few pureblood families in the Wizarding world. Neville is a staunch friend of Harry Potter’s, and a true Gryffindor. A… Read More
• Event Newt Scamander leaves Hogwarts under a cloud, having been accused of endangering students. Albus Dumbledore, then a teacher at Hogwarts, argued against his expulsion (WFT). Soon after, Newt begins working for the Ministry of Magic (FB). Read More
• Character Nearly Headless Nick is the nickname of the ghost of Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington, a wizard who died in a botched execution on October 31, 1492. He was hit forty-five times in the neck with a blunt axe, but a half-inch of skin and sinew remained connecting his head… Read More
• Glossary There are many nicknames and slang terms in the wizarding world. For example, Peeves is in general given to assigning punning nicknames to the castle’s inhabitants based on their real names. Taunts and Insults “Crackpot” Peeves to Harry, another play on “Potter”. As usual with Peeves, the tag is… Read More
• Character Great-great-grandfather of Sirius Black, who has been known to refer to him as the least-popular Headmaster Hogwarts has ever had (OP6). Read More
• Character Mrs. Norris is a dust colored cat with lamp-like yellow eyes and a skeletal build. Mrs. Norris prowls the corridors of Hogwarts, ever on the lookout for miscreants and mischief-makers. Mrs. Norris was temporarily Petrified during the 1992-1993 school year when the Basilisk attacked her. It is the fond wish of… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds Trelawney’s residence is within this tower and the Divination classroom is at its base (PA16). Read More