• Character Rancorous Carpe was a Hogwarts caretaker (circa 1876) who made a spectacularly unsuccessful attempt to trap Peeves and rid the castle of him. He put out various weapons to lure the Poltergeist, and hoped to drop a “vast enchanted bell jar” on top of him and keep him there with… Read More
• Place Not really a house, of course, but a building in a zoo near Little Whinging. While visiting in celebration of Dudley’s eleventh birthday, Harry discovered here that he could talk to the boa constrictor. He then unwittingly vanished the glass in front of the cage, freeing the snake and making… Read More