• Place A seaside resort town in Devon and the site of the famous Ilfracombe Incident of 1932, where a Common Welsh Green Dragon escaped and flew right over a beach filled with Muggles on holiday. Disaster was averted thanks to the quick-thinking Tilly Toke, who performed one of the largest Memory… 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
• 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
• Rules and laws The International Statute of Secrecy is a wizarding law which was instituted in 1689 (TBB/WHP) and put fully into effect in 1692 (JKR/W3) in order to hide the existence of witches and wizards from the Muggles who persecuted them. This law was at least in part a direct outcome of the… Read More
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(Just for fun, here’s one fan’s concept of what a Wizarding Muggle Studies textbook might be like…) Travel and space Understanding Muggles perceptions of how the world connects up is a big problem for wizarding people. We have to let go of a lot of our assumptions to grasp how… Read More
• Place A famous, beautiful resort island off the south-central coast of England, the Isle of Wight was a destination for Aunt Marge when she was on holiday in the summer of 1991. She sent a postcard from here to the Dursleys, which arrived at the same time as Harry’s first Hogwarts… Read More
• Character Isobel Ross was a lovely, spirited witch who lived in a small village in the Highlands of Scotland. Isobel was an outstanding student at Hogwarts. She was top of the class in Charms and Captain of Quidditch. She fell in love with a Muggle from the town, the Reverend Robert McGonagall,… Read More