• Games, toys, and jokes One of the four hundred thirty-seven items banned by Argus Filch in 1994. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:14 — 3.9MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Event On the evening of June 20, 1996, a running battle is fought between members of the D.A. led by Harry Potter, a group of Death Eaters led by Lucius Malfoy, and members of the Order of the Phoenix. Sirius Black is killed and many others are wounded (OP35). When… Read More
• Magical objects Hermione had a small, magical, purple beaded bag prepared for the Horcrux hunt that carried everything she thought they would need, from books and clothes to a tent and even the portrait of Phineas Nigellus which had hung in number 12, Grimmauld Place. Podcast:… Read More
• Magical artifacts The Black Family Tree tapestry is a large tapestry which hangs at number twelve Grimmauld Place. It has, according to Kreacher, been in the Black family for seven centuries (OP6). On it the family’s births, marriages and deaths are embroidered with gold thread; family members who have been disowned… Read More
• Hogwarts Invented by Dolores Umbridge. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:14 — 3.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Quote “He took your blood believing it would strengthen him. He took into his body a tiny part of the enchantment your mother laid upon you when she died for you. His body keeps her sacrifice alive, and while that enchantment survives, so do you …” Podcast:… Read More
• Character Proprietor of Borgin and Burkes of Knockturn Alley; an oily, smooth-talking fellow who fawned on Lucius Malfoy during the summer of 1992 but was less than impressed after his customers’ departure (CS4). Draco visited his shop again in late July 1996 to force the shopkeeper to help him repair a… Read More
• Character One of the founders of Borgin and Burkes, a shop in Knockturn Alley. The man behind the counter when Lucius Malfoy came in (CS4), however, was Mr. Borgin. Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Character A Wizarding Pure-blood family, listed in the ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ (c. 1930) as one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ families (Pm:Pure-Blood). Notable family members include: Caractacus Burke Herbert Burke Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More