• Towns A city in eastern Ontario near the Quebec border, Haileybury is home to the Haileybury Hammers, an accomplished Quidditch team (QA8). Read More
• Sports teams The Haitian National Teams are from the country of Haiti in North America. Quidditch The Haiti were participants in the 2014 Quidditch World Cup in Patagonia, Argentina (Pm). The team mascots, Inferi, caused havoc during the tournament’s opening ceremonies when they tried to capture and devour anyone… Read More
• Character Hamish MacFarlan was a Quidditch player for the Montrose Magpies (and the team’s Captain between 1957-1968).  Later, MacFarlan joined the Ministry of Magic and rose to become the head of the Department of Magical Games and Sports. His career was described as “successful” and “illustrious” (QA7). Read More
• Character The Liechtenstein National Quidditch team’s mascot is a huge Augurey named Hans who has his own fan club. High-spirited American fans at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup temporarily kidnapped Hans, which prompted the Liechtenstein manager Ferdinand Jägendorf to issue a statement saying ‘Das finden wir nicht lustig’ (‘we don’t find that funny’). Read More
• Character Darren O’Hare played Keeper for the Kenmare Kestrels, an Irish Quidditch team, from 1947 to 1960 (QA7). O’Hare served as Captain of the Irish National Team. During his career he also invented the Hawkshead Attacking Formation as a tactic for Chasers (QA7). Read More
• Character Harper is a the replacement Seeker on the Slytherin Quidditch team in 1996 during his fifth year, when Draco Malfoy was too unwell to play as Seeker in their match against Gryffindor (HBP14). Harper was hit with a Bludger sent his way by Gryffindor Beater… Read More
• Event In a Quidditch match against the Slytherin Quidditch Team, a rogue Bludger breaks Harry’s arm. During the game one Bludger persistently followed his every move, making it impossible for Harry to look for the Snitch or for Gryffindor’s Beaters to protect their Chasers (CS10). Determined to outfly… Read More
• Event The Gryffindor Quidditch Team loses to Hufflepuff when Dementors invade the pitch. The effect of their presence causes Harry Potter to fall off his broom, and Cedric Diggory grabs the Snitch. Harry’s Nimbus 2000 is blown into the Whomping Willow and smashed to bits… Read More
• Character Harry Potter is the Boy Who Lived, the Chosen One, the hero of the Wizarding world. He grew up with Muggles, and then came to Hogwarts where he faced dangers and terrors beyond his years. He, along with his friends Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley and Neville Longbottom, destroyed Voldemort’s Horcruxes. Read More
• Event For this important Gryffindor v Slytherin Quidditch match – Harry Potter’s first ever, Harry’s friends in the audience support him with a banner reading “Potter for President” and cheer him on. From the stands, Professor Quirrell tries to knock Harry off his broom with magic during the… Read More
• Event September 19, 1991 — Harry brings his new Nimbus 2000 broom to the Quidditch pitch as 7 pm. While waiting for Gyffindor Quidditch Captain Oliver Wood to show up, Harry flies around the goal posts, reveling in the responsiveness of the broom. When Wood arrives, he complements Harry’s flying, then… Read More
• Event When Professor McGonagall saw Harry fly for the first time, she knew he would be a natural Seeker for the Gryffindor team. On the day of his first practice with Gryffindor Captain Oliver Wood, a brand new Nimbus 2000 arrives for Harry, courtesy of McGonagall. It is accompanied by a… Read More
• Event Harry had duelled with Draco Malfoy and used the Dark spell Sectumsempra, leaving Draco bleeding on the floor until Professor Snape arrived to save his life. As a result, Harry  had to serve a detention with Snape on Saturday instead of playing in the last Quidditch match… Read More
• Character Hassan Mostafa was an Egyptian wizard and the Chairwizard of the International Association of Quidditch in the 1990s (GF8). He was the Referee at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup final and proved particularly susceptible to the Bulgarian team’s mascot Veela performances. It was… Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch foul where the Quaffle goes through the goal hoop before it is released from the Chaser’s hand (it must be thrown to score) (QA6). Read More
• Quidditch A highly intimidating Quidditch move where the three Chasers fly together, one in the centre and slightly ahead of the other two in a triangle shape (QA10). Read More
• Source Harry discovers his newfound popularity, learns that Stan Shunpike has been arrested, and holds a frustratingly massive Quidditch tryout that includes a run-in with Cormac McLaggen. They visit Hagrid and learn that Aragog is dying, Harry confronts Hermione about having confunded McLaggen during the tryout, and Slughorn invites Harry and… Read More
• Source Harry discusses Ron’s poisioning with the Weasleys, Hagrid tells Harry that he overheard Dumbledore and Snape arguing. McLaggen accosts Harry to ensure he can play in Ron’s place in the upcoming Quidditch match, and Harry finds that Ron has been avoiding Lavender. At the Quidditch match (with Luna commentating!), McLaggen… Read More
• Hogwarts Each of the four Hogwarts Houses has a Head, a staff member who is responsible for the students in that house. During Harry’s years at Hogwarts, the Heads were: Slytherin – Severus Snape Gryffindor – Minerva McGonagall Ravenclaw – Filius Flitwick Hufflepuff – Pomona Sprout In what… Read More
• Character Hector Bolobolo was Team Manager and Trainer for the Fiji National Quidditch team in 2014. Following the disaster involving the Fijian team mascots during the Opening Ceremony at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, Bolobolo’s team played one of the tournament favourites Nigeria in their first match. After Fijian… Read More
• Character Hector Lamont was the Seeker for the 1990 Quidditch World Cup team from Scotland. He blamed his father “Stubby” Lamont for his failure to catch the Snitch during the final match against Canada (Pm). Read More
• Place Heidelberg is a fairly large city located near Frankfurt in Germany, Heidelberg is the home of the famous Heidelberg castle. More importantly, however, it is also the home of the Heidelberg Harriers, a Quidditch team which once faced off against the Holyhead Harpies for seven days in one of the… Read More
• Sports teams The Heidelberg Harriers are a European Quidditch team based in Heidelberg, Germany (QA7). In 1983, a seven-day long Quidditch match against the Holyhead Harpies is considered to be “one of the finest Quidditch games ever seen”. The captain of the Harriers, Rudolf Brand, proposed to Harpies’captain Gwendolyn… Read More
• Character Herman Junker was a Quidditch referee from Germany. He refereed the final match of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup (Pm). Read More
• Character Shanice Higgins played Seeker for the Jamaican National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Headlines and advertisements The History of the Quidditch World Cup appeared in the Daily Prophet on 14 March 2014, before the start of the Quidditch World Cup tournament (Pm). The article highlights the contents of The Official Guide to the Quidditch World Cup from the International Confederation of Wizards Quidditch Committee (ICWQC)… Read More
• Schools Hogwarts is one of the world’s finest wizarding schools, located in a massive castle in Scotland. Hogwarts takes students from all over Great Britain, starting at the age of 11. The students leave school after their seventh year. The students at Hogwarts are sorted at the beginning of their first… Read More
• Towns Holyhead is a port city located on an island at the northwest tip of Wales, and is the home of the Holyhead Harpies, an eight-hundred year old Quidditch team and a famous member of the British and Irish Quidditch League (QA7). Read More
• Sports teams The Holyhead Harpies are a Quidditch team based in Holyhead (Caergybi) on the island of Anglesey (Ynys Môn) in North-West Wales. It was founded in 1203 (QA7). robes: dark green with a golden talon on the chest (QA7) home: Holyhead, North Wales The Holyhead Harpies only… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Holyhead Harpies Draw Record Crowd is an article published in the Sports section of the Daily Prophet about the Holyhead Harpies Quidditch team (DP1). The Prophet reported that the Harpies, who always field an all-witch team, are drawing new fans to every match. The Prophet interviewed Harpy team captain Gwenog Jones about the… Read More
• Character Masaki Hongo was a Beater on the Japanese National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. Hongo and teammate Shintaro Shingo were an extremely talented duo of Chasers who made their mark at the 2014 tournament (Pm). Japan won their first match against a relatively inexperienced Polish side. Their… Read More
• Character Madam Hooch is the Quidditch coach and flying instructor at Hogwarts. She teaches basic broom skills to First Years and referees the Quidditch matches between the House teams. Hair: gray, cut short. Eyes: yellow, hawk-like. Expertise: Quidditch coach and Referee, Flying teacher (PS9, CS10,… Read More
• Creature The Hoo-hoo is a Japanese firebird (a type of phoenix). Read More
• Event As reported in the 1883 Daily Prophet article “Bring Back Our Baskets“, this change by the Department of Magical Games and Sports was made to ensure fairness and consistency (QA6). Read More
• Character Basil Horton played for the Falmouth Falcons Quidditch team in the 1920s. Along with his Falcons teammate Randolph Keitch, he started the Comet Trading Company in 1929. He and Randolph are also the creators of the Horton-Keitch Braking Charm (QA9). Read More
• Sports teams The Hufflepuff Quidditch Team members are drawn from the students of Hufflepuff House of Hogwarts.  The team wear robes of yellow. The Hufflepuff team really proved itself a strong Quidditch contender in the 1993-1994 season, with Cedric Diggory putting an excellent side together. Diggory was a bit large for… Read More
• Sports teams The Hungarian National Teams are from the Eastern European country of Hungary. Gobstones Grugwyn Rufford wrote a letter to the Daily Prophet complaining that coverage was given to frivolous Quidditch team features rather than the news that the Welsh National Team had beaten the Hungarian National Team at… Read More
• Quidditch An archaic Quidditch term for the equivalent player to the modern Seeker (QA4). Read More
• Spells A nasty kind of hex that can be placed on a broom. The effect is presumably to make the target broom attempt to hurl its rider off. Read More
• Character Clairvius Hyppolite was a Chaser for the Haiti’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup tournament (Pm). Hyppolite was the star player on Haiti’s side at the 2014 tournament, responsible for eight of their nine goals during their opening match against the Brazilian national side, although… Read More