• Broomsticks The Oakshaft was a broom created by Elias Grimstone in 1879. The broom-maker, who hailed from Portsmouth, crafted this heavy, reliable broom specifically for long-distance flights, where any high or volatile wind conditions could make it dangerous for a rider on a lighter, less stable broomstick (QA9). In spite of its thick handle,… Read More
• Character The Bulgarian Minister for Magic, who watches the Quidditch World Cup along with Cornelius Fudge in the top box. He understands English, but pretends not to — Fudge, who had been “miming” or acting out words all day, was quite put out when Oblansk/Obalonsk began to speak English… Read More
• Character Mercy Ojukwu was a Beater for the Nigerian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm). Ojukwu was a member of the Nigerian team at the 2014 tournament. She and the other Nigerian Chaser, Aliko Okoye, were “ferocious” against the Fijians in their first match, winning by 400… Read More
• Character Aliko Okoye was a Beater for the Nigerian National Quidditch Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. A member of the Nigerian team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup tournament, Okoye and his Beater teammate Mercy Ojukwu, were described as “ferocious” during their match against Fiji, which was… Read More
• Event In the campground the morning before the 1994 Quidditch World Cup final, former Gryffindor Quidditch Team captain Oliver Wood sees Harry Potter and gives him the news that he has joined the Reserve Team of Puddlemere United since leaving Hogwarts (GF7). Read More
• Character Oona was an innkeeper in Yorkshire in the 1100s. She provided the local “Kwidditch” team with the barrels they used for goals and afterwards, gave free mead all night to celebrate the team’s victory over Ilkley (QA3). Read More
• Source Umbridge replaces Dumbledore as Head of Hogwarts, the students (with the help of Fred’s and George’s inventions) rebel while the staff sit back and watch, and Umbridge tries to get Harry to tell her where Dumbledore is hiding.  Harry confronts Cho about her friend Marietta, continues his Occlumency lessons with… Read More
• Source Harry and Hermione tell Ron about Grawp, the fifth years take their O.W.L.s, Hagrid is sacked, McGonagall is stunned, and Harry dreams that Sirius is being tortured. Read More
• Source Lucius Malfoy, Bellatrix Lestrange, and other Death Eaters arrive and attempt to take the prophecy away from Harry. The D.A. members fight the Death Eaters and are separated. Hermione is hurt, Neville’s nose is broken, and when they are reunited with the others, Ginny’s ankle is broken and Ron is… Read More
• Source Harry pursues Bellatrix and learns he is incapable of an Unforgivable Curse; Voldemort shows up; Dumbledore saves Harry from the Killing Curse; Fudge and other Ministry members witness Voldemort’s return; and Dumbledore reinstates himself as Headmaster. Read More
• Source Ron and Hermione become prefects, Harry is jealous, and Mrs. Weasley’s boggart is revealed. Read More
• Character Myron Otherhaus was a handsome wizard who lived in Bury St Edmunds. He fell in love with Violet Tillyman when she accidentally arrived in his house via the Floo Network (Pm). Read More
• Character Otmar Frick was a Chaser for the Liechtenstein National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Ottaline Gambol was Minister for Magic from 1827 to 1835. She was more appreciative of Muggles and their technology than many wizards of the time, and thus introduced the Hogwarts Express as the method of transport to Hogwarts (Pm). Read More