• Character Walden Macnair was a Death Eater and Ministry of Magic employee who sported a black moustache. In the years between the first and second wars against Voldemort, Macnair worked as an executioner of dangerous creatures for the Ministry of Magic (PA16, PA21, GF33). MacNair was… 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
• Books and Literature Magick Moste Evile is a Dark arts reference book, written in the early middle ages by Godelot (TBB). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 4.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character A maid at the Riddle House was the first person to find the dead bodies of Tom Riddle, Sr., and his parents. After coming across the corpses in the drawing room in the early morning, the maid ran into Little Hangleton, screaming and waking whomever she could (GF1). Read More
• Character Lucius Malfoy is the patriarch of the prestigious pure-blood Malfoy family, father of Draco Malfoy and one of Voldemort’s top Death Eaters. Lucius was a Death Eater during Voldemort’s first “reign of terror.” However after the Dark Lord disappeared, Malfoy “came back saying he’d never meant any of it” (… Read More
• Character Notorious member of the Malfoy family, thought to have murdered unruly Muggle tenants, disguising them as Black Death victims. He was never reprimanded by the Wizard’s Council. Podcast: Play in new window |… 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
• Character A member of the Order of the Phoenix in the 1970s, Marlene and her whole family were killed by Voldemort’s supporters (PS4,OP9), including Travers (GF30), shortly before Voldemort’s downfall (DH10). Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Dark magic items Marvolo Gaunt’s ring is a large finger ring, clumsily made out of what appeared to be gold, set with a black stone engraved with the symbol for the Deathly Hallows, which Gaunt took to be the Peverell coat of arms. According to Marvolo Gaunt, the ring had been in the… Read More
• Character Merwyn the Malicious was a medieval wizard credited with the invention of many unpleasant jinxes and hexes (FW). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 4.6MB)… Read More
• Character Modesty Barebone was the youngest adopted daughter of Mary Lou Barebone, a Second Salem leader in 1920s New York. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 4.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Morgan is young wizard who is the subject of “The Rhyme of Gormless Morgan”, which appears in the Book of Spells (BoS). He is ordered to capture a Gorgon, however the attempt ends very unhappily for him. Podcast:… Read More
• Character Morgana, also known as Morgan le Fay, was a powerful Dark witch in the Middle Ages, Queen of the Island of Avalon, and half-sister to King Arthur. She was Merlin‘s greatest enemy (FW).   Podcast:… Read More
• Magical effects The Dark Mark spell conjures an immense glowing skull in the sky, comprised of green sparks. There is a snake coming out of the skull’s mouth. The spell was used by Death Eaters to announce their nefarious deeds, often displaying it above the scene of a murder. Podcast:… Read More
• Source 17 October 2007 ‘Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling Opens Up About Books’ Christian Imagery’ MTV.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 4.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character After stealing Salazar Slytherin’s locket from Hepzibah Smith, Tom Riddle used the murder of a Muggle tramp to turn the locket into a Horcrux with part of his soul inside (BLC). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Either there are two Death Eaters named Mulciber, or a single one who failed a whole lot of grades. The first went to school with Voldemort and escorted him to Hogsmeade the night he applied to teach at Hogwarts (HBP20); the second a friend of Snape and Avery when… Read More
• Creature The preserved remains of a body, human or animal, from which fluids have been removed. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 4.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Harfang Munter was the second Head of the Durmstrang Institute, succeeding founder Nerida Vulchanova. Munter established the school’s tradition of teaching combat and martial magic – and it’s reputation for the Dark Arts (Pm). Podcast: Play in new… Read More