• Event Narcissa brings the captives into the drawing room so Draco can positively identify Harry. He does so reluctantly and half-heartedly, but before the Dark Lord is summoned Bellatrix tortures Hermione and Griphook for information about the Sword of Gryffindor. During the torture Harry and Ron are brought to the cellar where… Read More
• Character Andromeda Tonks was the mother of Nymphadora Tonks and the sister of Bellatrix Lestrange and Narcissa Malfoy. She was disowned by the Black family for marrying Ted Tonks, a Muggle-born wizard. Read More
• Character Apolline Delacour was the wife of Monsieur Delacour and the mother of Fleur and Gabrielle Delacour. She was half veela. Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops The Apothecary is a shop selling potion ingredients in Diagon Alley. It is a fascinating place crammed with all sorts of interesting things. There are barrels of slimy stuff lined up on the floor and jars of all sorts of powders, herbs, and the like along the walls. Bundles of… Read More
• Character Archibald Alderton was famous for blowing up the hamlet of Little Dropping in Hampshire while attempting to magically mix a birthday cake (FW). Read More
• Food and drinks The aroma of baking pumpkin permeated the air at Hogwarts on Halloween (PS10). Read More
• Food and drinks One of Hagrid’s more dubious concoctions. Allegedly beef casserole, but contained a “large talon” (GF16). Read More
• Source The Book of Spells is an augmented reality video game product which can only be played on the PlayStation using the Move Controllers. The material for the game was written by Rowling (which makes the content canon). The Book of Spells is a 200-year-old primer used in… Read More
• Creatures' homes, lairs, and territories • Gardens and farms • Houses and addresses The Burrow’s garden is full of weeds, overgrown grass, gnarled trees, various magical and non-magical plants, a big green pond full of frogs, a broom cupboard and an infestation of garden gnomes that the Weasley’s can’t get rid of because Mr. Weasley is too soft on them; he finds them funny. Read More
• Magical effects Candle Magic is a minor spell for igniting candles and making them float in midair. Read More
• Occupations A caretaker is a person employed to look after a building. Read More
• Thing Fred and George used a live garden gnome as the Christmas angel on top of the Weasley Christmas tree at the Burrow (HBP16). Read More
• Headlines and advertisements A regular page appearing in the Daily Prophet, of great utility to the wizarding community (DP2). Read More
• Magical effects There are laws of magic governing what you can conjure and what you can’t, such as Gamp’s Law of Elemental Transfiguration, to which food is one of the five exceptions (you can’t create food out of nothing) (DH29). However, food can be increased or transported from one place to… Read More
• Source Ron, Fred, and George Weasley break Harry out of his room with the car and whisk him away to the Burrow. Harry helps de-gnome the garden after Mrs. Weasley speaks her mind. Read More
• Thing Wizarding gardens have to be routinely “de-gnomed” or the gnarly little potato-head creatures will take over. Fantastic beast expert Newt Scamander wrote that gnomes should be caught and swung around in the air, then tossed over a fence or wall (FB). Read More
• Source HRH spend weeks moving from place to place. They fail to either to destroy the locket Horcrux or think of a lead to find the others. They squabble with one another in frustration, aggravated by the Horcrux’s poisonous influence. Eventually they stumble across other fugitives – a party of Muggle-born wizards and… Read More
• Potions Doxycide is a black liquid, usually delivered by spray bottle, used to knock out Doxies so that they can be safely disposed of. The effects last quite a long time. Doxycide is commercially sold with the instructions for use printed on the side of the bottle, considering how Mrs. Weasley… Read More
• Source June 1st, 1999The Daily ProphetPrice: 7 Knuts Page 1 – Headlines GOBLIN RIOTS ERUPT IN CHIPPING CLODBURY B.O.G. (Brotherhood of Goblins) supporters ran riot during a meeting with representatives from the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures. The goblins used illegal… Read More
• Event Dumbledore wants Horace Slughorn to return to the Hogwarts teaching staff. The headmaster brings the famous Boy Who Lived along to entice Slughorn to accept. The strategy works. En route to the Burrow from Privet Drive, Dumbledore takes Harry to call on Horace Slughorn – who, in trying to evade… Read More
• Character Elveira Elkins was a witch whose letter appeared on the Problem Page of the Daily Prophet (DP3)… Read More