• Place Gaddley doesn’t seem to be a real place in the United Kingdom, but it was here that a Muggle family of five was found dead in 1998, killed by Death Eaters for reasons unknown, if there was any reason for it at all. Harry, Ron, and Hermione learn about this… Read More
• Source We learn of the mysterious murders in the Riddle House fifty years ago, how Frank Bryce was accused but released for lack of evidence, and how the Riddle House fell into disrepair. In the present, Frank interrupts a sinister meeting and is killed when he overhears Voldemort’s plans. Podcast:… Read More
• Source They travel via Portkey back to the Burrow, Harry tells Ron and Hermione about his dream, Mr. Weasley returns home to report problems with Rita Skeeter’s articles in The Daily Prophet, and HRH prepare to return to Hogwarts. Podcast:… Read More
• Source Mad-Eye Moody jinxes dustbins, Mr. Weasley hustles off to sort out the mess, Mrs. Weasley takes the children to King’s Cross station via Muggle taxis, and HRH meet old friends and enemies on the train.   Podcast: Play… Read More
• Source The fourth-year students gather bubotuber pus in Herbology, study Blast-Ended Skrewts with Hagrid, study Astrology in Divination, and Malfoy delights in pointing out that Mr. Weasley is in the paper again. In the argument that follows, Malfoy attacks Harry, but Moody turns Malfoy into a ferret, bouncing him around the… Read More
• Source The fourth-year students learn about the Unforgivable Curses in their first lesson with Moody, Moody takes Neville to his office, Harry and Ron fake their Divination homework, Hermione starts SPEW, and Harry receives a letter from Sirius saying he’s returning to Britain.   Podcast:… Read More
• Source Harry sends an owl to Sirius telling him everything is fine. In DADA, Moody puts the Imperius Curse on everyone and only Harry can resist it, school work piles up, Hogwarts spruces up for the visitors, Hermione continues her elf rights campaign, a message via Hedwig announces that Sirius is… Read More
• Source An article by Rita Skeeter fuels the taunts of the students against Harry and Hermione. Hermione tries and fails to reunite Harry and Ron. Harry hides under his Invisibility Cloak to accompany Hermione to Hogsmeade, but Moody sees him anyway. Hagrid asks to meet Harry at midnight, when he reveals… Read More
• Source Harry works on solving the secret of the egg in the Prefects’ bathroom, is helped by Moaning Myrtle, sees Crouch on the Marauder’s Map, gets stuck in the stairs, barely escapes being caught by Snape, and the fake Moody borrows Harry’s map. Podcast:… Read More
• Source HRH visit the kitchens again, Hermione upsets Winky, and Harry sends owls with food to Sirius, Hermione gets threatening letters by owl, Hagrid has Nifflers in Care of Magical Creatures, more hate mail arrives, Harry learns that the Third Task involves a maze, Krum asks Harry about his relationship with Hermione, Crouch… Read More
• Source Harry, left alone in Dumbledore’s office, sees some glimpses of the past in Dumbledore’s Pensieve; Karkaroff giving evidence before a court of wizards, Crouch’s son being sentenced to Azkaban. Harry tells Dumbledore about his dream, and the headmaster speculates on its meaning.   Podcast:… Read More
• Source Harry tells Ron and Hermione about the visit to Dumbledore’s office, Harry practices for the third task, Skeeter writes another article about Harry, and Hermione finally figures out how Rita gets her information. Mrs. Weasley and Bill arrive to watch Harry in the Tournament, the four champions enter the… Read More
• Source Harry and Cedric are transported to a graveyard, encountering Voldemort. Cedric is killed, Harry is tied to Riddle’s tombstone, and Wormtail resurrects Voldemort. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 —… Read More
• Source Voldemort summons the Death Eaters, chastises them, and reveals his plans, explaining how he came back to life. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 4.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Source Voldemort again attempts to kill Harry but their spells clash, shades of Voldemort’s victims emerge from his wand, and Harry escapes through the Portkey. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00… Read More
• Source Harry returns to Hogwarts, telling Moody what happened while returning to the castle. Moody reveals that it was he who put Harry’s name in the Goblet, and that he stage-managed Harry’s performance in all three Tasks. Dumbledore, McGonagall, and Snape arrive in time to prevent Moody from killing Harry. Dumbledore… Read More
• Source Harry dreams about Quidditch, some wizards run amok, Ministry wizards attempt to stop them, and HRH hide in the forest, encountering Draco Malfoy along the way. Harry discovers that he has lost his wand. HRH meet Bagman, hear noises in the forest, and see the Dark Mark. Ministry wizards arrive… Read More
• Character Gibbon was a Death Eater who set off the Dark Mark during the Battle of the Tower. He was hit by a Killing Curse from Rowle that had missed Lupin (HBP29). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Event After finding an old diary in with her school books and assuming that it was something from her parents, Ginny starts to write in it, not thinking anything of it when the dairy starts writing back. Only realising something is wrong when she started to lose bit of her memory… Read More
• Character Godelot was an early medieval Dark wizard, who was an owner of the Elder Wand and the author of Magick Moste Evile (TBB/TTB, DH21). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:… Read More
• Wizarding villages Though a Muggle village, Godric’s Hollow has a storied wizarding history. For over a thousand years it has been home to notable wizards and witches, and has been most famous as the birthplace of Hogwarts founder Godric Gryffindor. However, it has become renowned instead as the site of Voldemort’s… Read More
• Creature A Gorgon is a magical creature from Greek mythology. Looking at a Gorgon turns the viewer into stone. It is therefore very important not to meet a Gorgon’s eyes at any time. Appearances Hagrid uses the phrase “Gallopin’ Gorgons” during his first meeting with Harry Potter (PS4). The… Read More
• Character Gormlaith Gaunt is Isolt Sayre’s aunt and kidnapper, who is killed in her attack on Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Gormlaith Gaunt was a fanatic about blood purity, and she disapproved of her niece being raised to have an open and positive attitude toward Muggles. Determined to to prevent… Read More
• Character A family which remains influential in American wizarding politics (Pm). Members include: Gondolphus Graves Percival Graves Merton Graves Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 4.6MB)… Read More
• Houses and addresses Located on a street where the houses have high, timbered gables and look “like gingerbread houses,” this was the house where the wand-maker Gregorovitch once lived. Voldemort comes to this house searching for information about the Elder Wand to find Gregorovitch gone; the woman who answers the door instead claims… Read More
• Character Gregory Goyle is one of Draco Malfoy’s thuggish cronies. Goyle has short, bristly hair that extends down onto his forehead. His eyes are small, dull, and deep set, and he speaks with a low, raspy voice. He’s a mean bully who enjoys whatever chance he gets to boss people around,… Read More
• Character Fenrir Greyback was a werewolf, low-level Death Eater, and friend of the Malfoy family. He killed for fun and especially enjoyed infecting children. Greyback was a follower of Voldemort since at least 1970s, though he was in it for the access to victims, not for ideological reasons. Read More
• Streets, alleys, and lanes Grimmauld Place is a Muggle street in London on which number twelve, Grimmauld Place is found (OP3). Since number twelve is hidden from Muggle eyes, the residents of the street have “long since accepted the amusing mistake in the numbering that had caused number eleven to sit beside number… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Where Is Grindelwald? is a headline from a magical newspaper in 1926 referring to Aurors searching for the criminal Gellert Grindelwald. Unknown to MACUSA, Grindelwald was hiding out – disguised and working for them in New York City (WFT). Podcast:… Read More
• Character Gellert Grindelwald was a brilliant, ambitious, and ultimately dangerous wizard who tried to take over the wizarding world, starting in the early 1920s and ending with his defeat by Albus Dumbledore in a famous duel in 1945. Two years younger than Dumbledore (DH18), as a teenager Gellert was blond, wore… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Grindelwald Strikes Again in Europe is a headline from a magical newspaper in 1926. It refers to Gellert Grindelwald’s attacks on both Wizards and Muggles in Europe at that time (WFT).   Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Occupations A team of adventurous bankers from Gringotts who go out into the world breaking the protective Charms and Curses on old forgotten Wizarding treasure troves. Sometimes referred to as Curse-Breakers (PA1, OP29). Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops Gringotts Wizarding Bank is a goblin-run bank that does business worldwide but is headquartered in Diagon Alley. Introduction Part way down Diagon Alley, near its intersection with Knockturn Alley, stands an imposing snow-white marble building: Gringotts Wizarding Bank (CS4). “Towering over the other shops” (DH26), it is the… Read More
• Character Malodora Grymm was a famous hag. She used a beautification potion to conceal her true form, married a king, and used a charmed mirror to reinforce her self-image. She became jealous of the most beautiful girl in the land and fed her a poisoned apple to get rid of her. Read More