Legends and Lore

Hogwarts Founders: Intro to the Legendary Chamber of Secrets

“You all know, of course, that Hogwarts was founded over a thousand years ago–the precise date is uncertain–by the four greatest witches and wizards of the age.  The four school Houses are named after them: Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw, and Salazar Slytherin.”

Professor Binns setting the groundwork for the "myth" of the Chamber of Secrets (CS9)


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