• Character Madame Bonhabille was a nineteenth-century hatmaker in Paris who was commissioned by Eupraxia Mole to make Peeves a new hat in 1876. Read More
• Event Both boys get fitted for their Hogwarts robes at the same time. But Draco talks about Quidditch, being spoiled by his parents, his confidence in being sorted into Slytherin, unkind things he’s heard about Hagrid (who is waiting outside with ice cream), and his belief that Muggle-borns shouldn’t be allowed… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Madam Malkin’s Robes for all Occasions Summer Sale on Now! is a clothing advertisement appearing in the Daily Prophet (DP1). An advertisement for Madam Malkin’s shop appears on the front page of the Prophet, offering several types of robes (including slimming and lengthening), and including a free offer to entice customers to… Read More
• Character Madam Rosmerta is the proprietor of the Three Broomsticks in Hogsmeade. She is at least in her 30s and likely a bit older, since she was running the Three Broomsticks already back in the 1970s. She is well known by witches and wizards from all over, including the teachers from… Read More
• Character Madam Malkin was the proprietor of a robe shop in Diagon Alley called Madam Malkin’s Robes for All Occasions. She was a squat witch who was generally very friendly (PS5), though she became alarmed when wands were drawn in her shop (HBP6). Read More
• Character Mallory Twiddle wrote a letter to the Daily Prophet, complaining that Gringotts was using Sphinxes to guard its high security vaults (DP1)… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Wizarding villages Map by Shaun Hately, from a sketch by Steve Vander Ark … Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Businesses, merchants, and shops • Wizarding places While there is no official map of Diagon Alley, the books describe some of the shops in a general relationship to each other. Using this information, I created the following map in 2001 (before OP). The most important shop not included is Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes which didn’t appear until book… Read More
• Character Mundungus Fletcher is a rather dodgy character, a crook whose shady business dealings are always getting him into trouble. However, he’s also a member of the Order of the Phoenix. Read More
• Event Mundungus shows up at number 12, Grimmauld Place, with a stack of cauldrons of suspicious origin. Molly Weasley loses her temper and hollers at Mundungus, much to the amusement of Fred and George. The cauldrons were possibly the same ones that had tempted Dung away from his post watching over Harry… Read More