• Thing The title given to the group of people who died during the Battle of Hogwarts. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 6.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event Despite her fears of having her ideas stolen, she is well remembered for her discovery of the magical properties of the number seven (JKR) and her eccentricity. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
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Introduction In the book, these cards are collected and traded by students and referred to as Chocolate Frog Cards. However, “real” versions of these cards exist, created by Rowling herself, providing a fascinating look into the vast scope of Wizarding history. After the release of the fourth book, the world… Read More
• Regions, counties, and territories A fen is an alkaline wetland, in Britain found mostly near the eastern shore of England, in and near Norfolk. According to one of the Sorting Hat’s songs, Salazar Slytherin came from fen, suggesting that he was most likely from the eastern part of England (GF12). Podcast:… Read More
• Books and Literature Fifteenth Century Fiends is a Dark Magic book (CC1.19). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
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What happened fifty years ago? When the tombstone photo from Goblet of Fire appeared a few weeks ago with glaring canon errors, I started to wonder how sure we could be of the dates of events that happened, according to the books, “fifty years ago.” New information was included in Half-Blood… Read More
• Character Presumably the inventor of Filibuster’s Fabulous No-Heat, Wet-Start Fireworks (CS4,GF11). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 6.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Legendary Irish wizard who is alleged to have been an Aingingein champion (QA2). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 6.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Barnabus Finkley was presumably a famously accomplished wizard, whom the Barnabus Finkley Prize for Exceptional Spell Casting was named after.  Albus Dumbledore received this award while he was a student at Hogwarts (DH18). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Basil Flack was the sixth Minister for Magic only two months in 1752, when he resigned (from fear?) due to a sudden Goblin-Werewolf alliance (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:… Read More
• Character Flamel is a celebrated alchemist (DH2) who is famous for creating the only known Philosopher’s Stone in existence. As a result, Flamel and his wife Perenelle (b. circa 1333) lived for over 600 years (PS17, JKR). Dumbledore did some alchemical work with him in… Read More
• Character Perenelle Flamel was Nicolas Flamel’s wife (PS17). She and her future husband met while attending Beauxbatons Academy (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 6.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Fleamont Potter was the father of James Potter and the inventor of Sleekeazy’s hair potion, the sale of which added to the family’s already vast wealth. When he retired, he sold the company for an enormous profit (Pm). Fleamont Potter inherited the Cloak of Invisibility from his father, a direct… Read More
• Character Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |… Read More
• Character Fleur Isabelle Delacour is a talented part-Veela witch who was the Beauxbatons champion for the 1994-1995 Triwizard Tournament (GF16). She married Bill Weasley in August, 1997. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Josephina Flint was an anti-Muggle Minister for Magic who held office from 1819 to 1827. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 6.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Theodard Fontaine was one of MACUSA’s original twelve aurors (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:38 — 6.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Character Dexter Fortescue was a red-nosed, corpulent wizard who was at one time a Headmaster of Hogwarts. His portrait hangs in the Headmaster’s office (OP27). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:… Read More
• Hogwarts Over a thousand years ago, the four greatest witches and wizards of the age shared a dream, to create a school where young people of the wizarding world could study and be trained in the magical arts they needed to become skilled, fully-trained wizards. These four great witches and… Read More
• Character Frank Longbottom, along with his wife Alice, were famous Aurors who fought valiantly against Voldemort and his supporters during the 1970s. Frank and Alice were members of the original Order of the Phoenix (OP9, PC/JKR1). They were captured by Bellatrix Lestrange, Barty Crouch Jr., and several other Death Eater  shortly after… Read More
• Character Fred Weasley is one of the seven children of Arthur and Molly Weasley and twin brother to George Weasley. The twins are co-owners of Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, a highly successful joke shop in Diagon Alley. Sadly, Fred was a casualty of the Battle of Hogwarts. The Weasley twins are the… Read More
• Event The period from 1789 – 1799 in France as their society beginning with the overthrow of the monarchy and the later dictatorship of Napoleon. The “Reign of Terror” refers to the popular use of the guillotine to chop off the heads of the wealthy or anyone under suspicion. (Wikipedia)… Read More
• Character Minister of Magic 1990-1996 (HBP1) and previously Junior Minister in the Department of Magical Accidents and Catatrophes (PA10). Cornelius Oswald Fudge was Minister of Magic from 1990 (according to The Quibbler, OP10) until June 1996 when he was replaced by Rufus Scrimgeour. Read More
• Character The Crouch family is a British wizarding family with ties to the Ministry of magic. Notable members: Cornelius Fudge Mrs. Fudge Rufus Fudge Podcast: Play in… Read More
• Character Fulbert the Fearful was a wizard who was famous for being so cowardly he never ventured out of his house. He died when a Defensive Charm backfired and the roof fell in (FW). Podcast: Play in new window… Read More
• Source Famous Wizard Cards are (in the books) collected and traded by students and referred to as Chocolate Frog Cards. However, “real” versions of these cards exist, created by Rowling herself, providing a fascinating look into the vast scope of Wizarding history. After the release of the … Read More