• 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
• 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 Albert Jorkins was a wizard whose daughter Griselda Harmonia Jorkins’s birth was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2). Read More
• Event Angry that his brother is neglecting their fragile sister for his new friend, Aberforth confronts Albus and Grindelwald about their plans to leave Godric’s Hollow and make their mark on the world. Grindelwald tells Aberforth he just doesn’t understand, and then uses the Cruciatus Curse on the younger boy. Then a… Read More
• Magical discipline The old magic, also referred to as ancient magic, is magic which is not cast by wizards with wands. It is part of the “magical-ness” of the universe. Read More
• Event Andromeda is sister to Narcissa and Bellatrix. Later in life she marries a Muggle-born, Ted Tonks, and is disowned by her Pureblood family. Read More
• Character Andromeda Tonks was the mother of Nymphadora Tonks and the sister of Bellatrix Lestrange and Narcissa Malfoy. She was disowned by the Black family for marrying Ted Tonks, a Muggle-born wizard. Read More
• Character Apolline Delacour was the wife of Monsieur Delacour and the mother of Fleur and Gabrielle Delacour. She was half veela. Read More
• Character Araminta Meliflua was a cousin of Sirius Black’s mother. Meliflua tried to force through a Ministry bill to make Muggle-hunting legal (OP6). Read More
• Event The Daily Prophet runs a small article announcing the winner. In it we find out that the Weasleys will use the gold to travel to Egypt where Bill Weasley works as a curse breaker for Gringotts. They will be in Egypt for a month, returning to England a week before… Read More
• Character Miss Marjorie Dursley is Vernon Dursley’s loathsome sister. She lives in the country, in a house with a large garden where she breeds bulldogs but appears to have no other type of employment. Even though she is not Harry’s blood relation, he has been forced to call her “Aunt” all… Read More
• Character An aunt of Molly Weasley’s (DH4) who looks like a “bad-tempered flamingo,” Muriel is quite a character. She attends Bill and Fleur’s wedding, but talks loudly throughout it and doesn’t seem to have a filter, telling Hermione she has skinny ankles and George that his ears are lopsided (… Read More
• Character Bagman Sr. is the father of Ludo and Otto Bagman. He is also a good friend of Augustus Rookwood, a Death Eater. Read More
• Character The Barebone family was a historical No-Maj American family descended from Scourers and known for being anti-magic. At least one adopted member was found to be magical, however (WFT). Members include: Bartholomew Barebone Mary Lou Barebone Chastity Barebone Credence Barebone Modesty Barebone… Read More
• Event Bertha Jorkins comes to her boss’ house with papers for him to sign and overhears Winky speaking to the hidden Barty Crouch Jr. in the kitchen. She hears enough to figure out that Crouch Sr. is hiding his supposedly dead convict son in his home, and confronts the elder Crouch… Read More
• Source   “The Noble and Most Ancient House of BLACK,” a hand-drawn tree that Rowling donated to Book Aid International in January of 2006 and auctioned February 22, 2006. The Lexicon’s image was made in 2006, based off of two partial pictures, and a description by Aberforth the Marauder,… 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
• Source Bloomsbury Live Chat nine days after the release of Deathly Hallows. Read More
• Character A wizarding family. Notable members of the Calderon-Boot family include Chadwick Boot, one of the founders of Ilvermorny Wizarding School and author of Chadwick’s Charms Vols. I-VII. He married Josefina Calderon, a healer from Mexico. Their descendants in the Calderon-Boot family are among the most prominent in North America today. Read More
• Source Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a play created from a story by J.K. Rowling (July 2016). In the play, Harry and Ginny’s son Albus goes to Hogwarts and befriends Scorpius Malfoy, Draco’s son. Albus and Scorpius steal a Time-Turner and alter time. They are encouraged in this by a… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements A regular page appearing in the Daily Prophet, of great utility to the wizarding community (DP2). Read More
• Towns Cokeworth is a midlands town where Lily and Petunia Evans grew up (Pm). It is also the home of Severus Snape and his family (DH33), and until 1998 Snape still lived in his parents old house there (HBP2, Pm). Other Cokeworth locations of note include the Railview Hotel, where Vernon… Read More
• Source Ron, Fred, and George Weasley break Harry out of his room with the car and whisk him away to the Burrow. Harry helps de-gnome the garden after Mrs. Weasley speaks her mind. Read More
• Source Harry and Ginny bring their three children to Platform 9 3/4 and the Hogwarts Express. They meet up with Ron and Hermione and their two children. Harry and Ginny’s second son, Albus Severus Potter, along with Hermione and Ron’s oldest child, Rose Weasley, and Draco’s son Scorpius Malfoy all are… Read More
• Source Snape reports to Voldemort the plans of the Order of the Phoenix to move Harry Potter from Number 4 Privet Drive. Voldemort takes Lucius Malfoy’s wand, the Death Eaters gathered in Malfoy Manor make fun of Tonks’ marriage to a werewolf, and Voldemort kills Charity Burbage, the erstwhile Hogwarts Muggle… Read More