• Books and Literature A Study into the Possibility of Reversing the Actual and Metaphysical Effects of Natural Death, with Particular Regard to the Reintegration of Essence and Matter is an acclaimed book on the possibility of reversing death, written by the renowned wizarding philosopher Bertrand de Pensées-Profondes (TBB). His conclusion – after copious research… Read More
• Event Mr. Lovegood explains the history of the Deathly Hallows, then tries to sell Harry to the Ministry. The trio just barely escapes. Harry thinks he has figured out the mystery of the Hallows. The Lovegoods’ tower-like home, which reminds Ron of a rook in chess, is near the village of Ottery… Read More
• Food and drinks Candy responsible for the allergic reaction that killed Minister for Magic Wilhelmina Tuft in 1959 (Pm: Ministers for Magic). Read More
• Source “Divorced, living on public assistance in a tiny Edinburgh flat with her infant daughter, J.K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in stolen moments at a cafe table. Fortunately, Harry Potter rescued her! In this Amazon.co.uk interview, Rowling discusses the birth of our hero, the Manchester hotel where… Read More
• Character Amelia Susan Bones was the sister of Edgar Bones and the aunt of Susan Bones. Before her murder by Death Eaters, Amelia was the Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement (OP6) and presided over the Wizengamot (OP8), including Harry’s disciplinary hearing on August 12, 1995. She… Read More
• Architecture • Hogwarts According to the Oxford Dictionary, it means “a small room, leading to a main one”. Read More
• Event Ariana Dumbledore’s out-of-control magic accidentally killed Kendra Dumbledore during “one of [Ariana’s] rages,” when Ariana was only fourteen. (DH28)  This happened right after Albus Dumbledore graduated from Hogwarts, and led to Albus becoming Ariana’s primary caretaker, in lieu of his plans to do a world tour with Elphias Doge. Read More
• Event Ariana Dumbledore, sister of Albus and Aberforth, met her accidental death during a three-way duel between the brothers and Gellert Grindelwald (DH35). According to an interview given to Rita Skeeter by Bathilda Bagshot, the brothers had a “dreadful coffin-side brawl” during the funeral in which Aberforth bloodied Albus’s nose,… Read More
• Event The Battle of the Seven Potters is an aerial battle over southern England fought on the evening of 27 July 1997 between members of the Order of the Phoenix led by Mad-Eye Moody and a group of Death Eaters led by Lord Voldemort. The Order of the Phoenix strives to… Read More
• Timelines and calendars During the Second War, battles were fought between Death Eaters and allies of the Ministry, including Aurors and members of the Order of the Phoenix. Some of these battles were single combats, but others were pitched battles between small groups of combatants. In the end, the final defeat of Voldemort… Read More
• Character Benjy Fenwick was a member of the Order of the Phoenix during the 1970s. He was killed by Death Eaters (OP9). Read More
• Character Bertrand de Pensées Profondes was a renowned wizarding philosopher and author of A Study into the Possibility of Reversing the Actual and Metaphysical Effects of Natural Death, with Particular Regard to the Reintegration of Essence and Matter (TBB). Read More
• Source Bloomsbury Live Chat nine days after the release of Deathly Hallows. Read More
• Character Sallow-skinned wizard with a mournful face who works for the Department of Mysteries (GF7, OP8). Injured late in 1995 when Lucius Malfoy Imperiused Bode into removing the Prophecy from the Department of Mysteries (OP26). Bode lost the power of speech and thought he was a teapot. He… Read More
• Character The second Peverell brother, described as “arrogant,” told Death he wanted to call people back from the grave, so Death gave him the Resurrection Stone (DH21, TBB/TTB). Cadmus used the stone to call back a young woman he loved and wanted to marry in life, but she was unhappy… Read More
• Character Member of the Order of the Phoenix during the first war against Voldemort; missing and presumed dead (OP9). Harry saw him among the members of the original Order in Mad-Eye Moody’s photograph at Grimmauld Place. Read More
• Character Hogwarts Professor of Muggle Studies (DH2). She wrote an impassioned defense of Muggle-borns in the Daily Prophet during the summer of 1997; in retaliation, she was taken prisoner, then killed personally by Voldemort less than a week later at Malfoy Manor, at which point he offered her body to… Read More
• Character According to his Famous Wizard card, Oldridge was the first known victim of Dragon Pox (FW). Read More
• Plants The Christmas rose is a beautiful evergreen plant that blooms in the winter, often in the snow. It is not actually a rose at all but rather a plant in the same family as the buttercup. Hermione made a wreath of Christmas roses for Harry to place on his parents’ graves… Read More
• Buildings We know of several churches specifically: The church of Little Hangleton, with its adjacent graveyard; The church of Godric’s Hollow, which Harry and Hermione pass by on their Christmas Eve visit; The church hall of Little Norton, where the Hobgoblins performed. Read More
• Source J.K. Rowling interview transcript, The Connection (WBUR Radio), 12 October, 1999… Read More
• Character Credence Barebone was the adopted son of Mary Lou Barebone, a fanatical leader of the anti-magic Second Salem Philanthropic Society in 1920s New York. Along with his two adopted sisters, he would often help his mother and the Second Salemers by hanging up posters, finding places to preach on street… Read More
• Source The students learn that exams will be held as usual, Ginny acts strangely, Harry and Ron visit Hermione in hospital, find she has the answer to the Chamber’s secret (a basilisk), eavesdrop on the teachers, and learn Ginny has been taken by the monster. Lockhart attempts to flee, but Harry… Read More
• Dark magic items This ornate opal necklace is a cursed item. (CS4, HBP12); had claimed the lives of nineteen Muggles as of (CS4)… Read More