• Glossary UFOs are “Unidentified Flying Objects”. Muggles do not realise that these are Quaffles (DP1). As reported in the Daily Prophet, a Ministry of Magic committee headed by Professor Phoebus Penrose drew attention to Muggles thinking that they are seeing the flying ships of alien beings in the sky, which… Read More
• Countries Uganda is a country in Africa. It is the home of Uagadou, the largest wizarding school in the world, located in the Mountains of the Moon (Pm, JKR:Tw). Uganda are the premier Quidditch-playing nation in Africa, and the Ugandan National team participates in Quidditch… Read More
• Sports teams The Ugandan National Teams come from the African country of Uganda. Quidditch At some point Uganda’s team included six players players from the Patonga Proudsticks – a record number to come from one single team (QA8). During the qualifying rounds of the 1994 Quidditch World… Read More
• Character Ugga is mentioned in a letter from Goodwin Kneen to his cousin Olaf in Norway describing an early Kwidditch match. Ugga missed hitting a “Blooder” (an old word for a Bludger) with his club and it hit Radulf the blacksmith, another member of his team. Read More
• Character Quintius Umfraville was the author of the book The Noble Sport of Warlocks, a seventeenth-century description of the game of Quidditch. His book describes a pitch with scoring areas – which simplified the Keeper’s role – and baskets mounted on higher goalposts than previously recorded (QA6). Read More
• Quidditch The United States Cup is a Quidditch tournament held in the United States. The Fitchburg Finches have won this cup seven times (QA8). Read More
• Sports teams The American (US) National Teams are from the United States of America, a North American country. Quidditch Quidditch was slow to catch on in the United States, where the game of Quodpot reigns supreme. However, it has been steadily gaining in popularity (QA8, Pm). The US team… Read More
• Broomsticks Universal Brooms Limited is the company that produced the Shooting Star broom. Operating from 1955 until going out of business in 1978, the Universal Broom company’s Shooting Star racing broom was inexpensive and extremely popular. Unfortunately, the broom’s initial good performance did not improve with age (QA9). Read More
• Event Universal Brooms were most well known as the producers of the Shooting Star broom. Unfortunately, these tended to lose their speed and ability to fly at height as they aged (QA9). There were still Shooting Star brooms being used at Hogwarts School by students even in… Read More
• Potions This unnamed reviving potion was used by mediwizards at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup to revive a victim of the Wronski Feint (GF8). Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds The unused 4th floor classroom contained stacks of chairs and desks and an upside-down wastebasket, but also the miraculous Mirror of Erised propped against a wall (PS12). Appearances Harry discovered the room while running from Snape and Filch under the Invisibility Cloak after he was… Read More
• Character Urquhart is the Captain of the Slytherin Quidditch team during the 1996-97 season. His position on the team is as a Chaser. Before their match against Gryffindor, Urquhart tries to injure Harry Potter’s hand by squeezing too tightly. During the game, his first goal attempt against… Read More