• Character The Abbott family is a wizarding family that once lived in Godric’s Hollow. The family name was on a headstone in the graveyard in Godric’s Hollow, probably ancestors of Hannah Abbott, since wizarding families tended to live close together in certain villages after the Statute of Secrecy went into effect… 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). Notable members of this family include the Death Eater Avery who attended Hogwarts with Severus Snape and another man named Avery who attended Hogwarts with Tom Riddle… Read More
• Character The Bagman family is comprised of Ludo, Otto, and the father of Ludo and Otto, the unnamed Bagman Sr. Ludo Bagman Otto Bagman Bagman Sr. Read More
• Magical artifacts A tapestry exists at number twelve Grimmauld Place that 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 have been “blasted” from the fabric (a small… Read More
• Public places There are now three separate piers at Blackpool, on the northwestern coast of England on the Irish Sea. The North Pier, however, was once referred to as Blackpool pier, and for nearly 150 years has been an entertainment center, now featuring a theatre, shops, restaurants, and bars. Apparently the Longbottoms… Read More
• Character The Muggle man that Iola (Black) Hitchens marries, which gets her disowned from the Muggle-hating, prejudiced Black family. Her face is burned in the tapestry of the Black Family Tree. (BFT)… Read More
• Character Edgar Bones Edgar was a member of the Order of the Phoenix in the 1970s; Moody said “he was a great wizard.” Killed, with his wife and children, by a Death Eater before Voldemort fell (OP9). Brother of Amelia Susan Bones, uncle of Susan Bones. Mr. and… 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). A notable member of this family is Millicent Bulstrode. She attended Hogwarts at the same time as Harry, Ron and Hermione. 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… Read More
• Regions, counties, and territories A county in the Scottish Highlands facing the North Sea. Read More
• Character Cantankerus Nott was a member of the pure-blood Nott family, and widely believed to be the author of the infamous ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ in the 1930s. 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). Notable members: Alecto Carrow Amycus Carrow… Read More
• Character A wizarding family. Notable members include Mary Elizabeth and Reginald Cattermole and their children Alfred, Ellie and Maisie. Read More
• Character Charis (Black) Crouch (1919-1973) Daughter of Arcturus and Lysandra Black. Two older sisters: Callidora and Cedrella (BFT). Married to Caspar Crouch (BFT). Children: One son, two daughters (BFT). Her son may have been Barty Crouch, Sr. Read More
• Character The Black Family Tree mentions a Charlus Potter who was married to Dorea Black (1920-1977), a grandchild of Phineas Nigellus Black (BFT). They had one son (unnamed) (BFT). Read More
• Character A red-haired Muggle boy whose appearance Harry uses in his “Cousin Barny” role at Bill and Fleur’s wedding (DH8). Read More
• Character The Crabbe family is a most likely a pure-blood wizarding family, owing to their close ties to Lord Voldemort. Like many who supported the Dark Lord, they had prejudices against Muggles, Muggle-borns, and sympathizers. Notable members include Vincent Crabbe and Crabbe Sr. who was a Death Eater. Read More
• Character The Creevey family is a Muggle family, though Colin and Dennis Creevey both are born wizards and enter Hogwarts in the 1990s as Gryffindors. Read More
• Character The Cresswells are a Wizarding family. Notable members are Dirk Cresswell, his wife and sons. Read More
• Character The Crouch family is a Pure-Blood Wizarding family, one of the so-called “Sacred Twenty-Eight.” Notable members include Bartemius Sr., prominent Ministry official during the second rise of Voldemort, and Bartemius Jr., his son and a Death Eater close to the Dark Lord himself. Read More
• Character Cygnus Black, the great-grandson of Phineas Nigellus Black, is the father of Bellatrix, Andromeda, and Narcissa Black. He is the maternal uncle to Sirius and Regulus. Cygnus was married to to Druella Rosier. Read More
• Character Cygnus Black (1889-1943) Son of Phineas Nigellus Black and Ursula Flint (BFT). 4 Siblings: 2 older brothers, Sirius (1877-1952), Phineas (disowned, dates unknown), 1 younger brother, Arcturus (1884-1959) and 1 younger sister, Belvina (1886-1962). (BFT) Married to Violetta Bulstrode. 4 children: Pollux (1912-1990), Cassiopeia (1915-1992), Marius… Read More
• Character The Wizarding family, notable members include Fleur, Gabrielle, Apolline, and Monsieur. Read More
• Source Desert Island Discs is a weekly radio programme on BBC Radio 4, broadcast on Sunday mornings. On 5 November 2000, the “castaway” was J.K. Rowling. She was interviewed by the programme’s presenter at the time, Sue Lawley. To bring with them to the desert island, castaways are allowed to choose eight recordings, a luxury… Read More
• Character The main Diggory family consisted of Cedric (son), Amos (father), and Mrs. (no name given, mother) Diggory. Read More
• Character A prominent Wizarding family who lived in Mould-on-the-Wold until an attack by Muggle boys on the youngest child, Ariana, left her disabled. Ariana’s father, Percival, defended his daughter against the Muggle attack and was subsequently sentenced to Azkaban. The rest of the family then moved to Godric’s Hollow and lived there… Read More
• Character A Muggle family with which Harry Potter lives after being orphaned in 1981. Mrs. Dursley is Harry’s maternal aunt. The family consists of Vernon Dursley, his wife Petunia, their son Dudley, and Vernon’s sister, Marge. Read More
• Character A Muggle family, notable members include Lily Evans Potter and Petunia Evans Dursley. Read More
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Introduction In the book, these cards are collected and traded by students and referred to as Chocolate Frog Cards. However, “real” versions of these cards exist, created by Rowling herself, providing a fascinating look into the vast scope of Wizarding history. After the release of the fourth book, the world… Read More