• Character Royston Idlewind was a Chaser on the Australian National Team in 1966 and International Director of the International Confederation of Wizards Quidditch Committee (ICQWC) from 1971 to 1974) (Pm). Idlewind was a member of the Austrialian team that won the 1966 Quidditch World Cup. An unpopular appointment as International… Read More
• Character Iefan Rice was a Beater on the Welsh National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:18 — 3.9MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Sports teams The Ilkley team, in the 1100s, played a game against another team from Yorkshire which was described in a now-famous letter from Goodwin Kneen to his cousin Olaf in Norway. (QA7) Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Moors • Quidditch places Ilkley Moor is an expanse of moorland above the town of Ilkley, located northwest of Leeds in Yorkshire, and was the home of a twelfth-century Quidditch pitch. This stadium recently hosted a match between Puddlemere United and the Holyhead Harpies. Bad feelings between the two teams threatened to result… Read More
• Character Ingolfr the Iambic was a Norwegian poet who wrote a poem about Quidditch (QA8). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:18 — 3.9MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Organizations The International Association of Quidditch the oversight body in charge of international Quidditch teams, rules, and tournaments (GF8). The Chairwizard is Hassan Mostafa (GF8). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Organizations The International Confederation of Wizards Quidditch Committee (I.C.W.Q.C.) is an organisation which regulates Quidditch on an international level. The ICWQC was created after the International Statute of Secrecy was implemented in order to find suitable venues for the Quidditch World Cup to take place and to police the games. It… Read More
• Spells Spell to make a person or thing invisible.     Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:18 — 3.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Place Ireland, though not officially a part of United Kingdom, is nevertheless closely associated with it – through geography if nothing else. It comes up repeatedly in the Harry Potter books, as wizarding children from Ireland attend Hogwarts, and cities in Ireland are part of the British and Irish Quidditch League. Read More
• Sports teams The Irish National Teams are from the Republic of Ireland (a European country). Quidditch The mascots for the Irish team are leprechauns (GF8). A Quidditch match was played in 1385 in Lancashire by an Irish side against an English side, the first mention of Ireland… 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
• Character Ivanova was a Chaser on the Bulgarian National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:18 — 3.9MB)Subscribe:… 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
• Countries A country in Africa. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:18 — 3.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Sports teams The Ivorian National Teams come from the African country of Ivory Coast. Quidditch The Ivory Coast team was a participant in the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. The team mascots, river genies, started the opening ceremony of the 2014 games with a display of formation dancing. They had… Read More