— "wand actions and vow seal the magic"
The Unbreakable Vow creates a magically binding vow between two people. The spell apparently cannot be performed using wandless magic (judging from Snape’s remarks to Bellatrix rather than from the Weasley twins’ underage efforts) and requires that the Bonder’s wand be touching the joined hands of the person administering the… Read MoreWendelin the Weird• Character
Wendelin the Weird was a witch living during the Middle Ages who enjoyed being burned at the stake. She allowed herself to be captured by witch-hunting Muggles many times. She used a Flame Freezing Charm to protect herself from the flames (PA1, FW). Appearances Harry Potter… Read MoreIgnatia Wildsmith• Character
Ignatia Wildsmith was the inventor of Floo Powder (FW, Pm, WoM). Read MoreWilliam Sayre• Character
William Sayre was a Pure-blood Irish wizard directly descended from the famous Animagus Morrigan. He and his wife were murdered by his sister-in-law, Gormlaith Gaunt. William Sayre’s wife, Rionach, was also Pure-blood, but the couple wass friendly and helpful to their Muggle neighbors. They lived in a cottage called Ilvermorny… Read MoreWitch Burnings• Event
As the magical world separates itself more and more from Muggle society, Muggles are particularly afraid of magic but not very good at recognizing it, leading to persecution of suspected witches. Wendelin the Weird is burned at the stake 47 times in various disguises (using a Flame-Freezing Charm to protect… Read More