• Ministry of Magic A massive black-stone statue in the Atrium at the Ministry of Magic added during the regime of Voldemort, carved with the motto “MAGIC IS MIGHT” in foot-tall letters (DH12). Read More
• Glossary • Titles, nicknames, and honorifics Shortened term for “No Magic” – American Wizarding slang for Muggles, or non-magical humans (Pm, WFT). Read More
• Character Abraxas Malfoy was a wizard who was believed to be involved in a plot which led to the first Muggle-born Minister for Magic, Nobby Leach, leaving office owing to a mysterious illness (Pm). Abraxas died of Dragon Pox (HBP9). Read More
• Character Brutus Malfoy was an influential wizard and the editor of the anti-muggle periodical Warlock at War (TBB/WHP). Read More
• Character Tarquin McTavish was a wizard who imprisoned his Muggle neighbour inside a tea kettle. He was sent to prison for this act (JKR, WoM). Read More
• Character Luc Millefeuille was a Beauxbatons student and later a baker who became notorious for poisoning Muggles (Pm). Read More
• Event Merope Gaunt liked to wait by the window for a glimpse of handsome Tom Riddle Sr., a rich Muggle boy. Morfin Gaunt, Merope’s brother, mocked her for it and late one night he caught her at it. Just for spite, he hit Tom Riddle Sr. with a Hives Jinx. This… Read More
• Insults, Curses, and Interjections Mudblood is a foul, nasty name for a witch or wizard who is Muggle-born (literally “dirty blood”). It is not a term used in polite company (CS7). Draco Malfoy loved using the word “Mudblood,”especially when the Chamber of Secrets opened in second year. Referring to Hermione as a “filthy… Read More
• Magical identities Muggles, as non-magical folk are called by wizards, are “not as stupid as we think,” or so a report recently published in the Daily Prophet proclaimed (DP). Many witches and wizards find this concept hard to accept; Muggles are for the most part oblivious to the entire society of magical… Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics Term used around 1000 A.D. to refer to Muggle-born witches and wizards. The origin of the term is obscure, but may refer to those magic-using persons “bobbing up” in a Muggle family unexpectedly. Muggle-born witches and wizards were completely accepted and even treated as special at that time, which makes… Read More
• Magical identities Muggle-born is the term used to describe a wizard or witch born of two Muggle parents. (Sometimes spelled Muggleborn with no hyphen)… Read More