• Character Hamish MacFarlan was a Quidditch player for the Montrose Magpies (and the team’s Captain between 1957-1968).  Later, MacFarlan joined the Ministry of Magic and rose to become the head of the Department of Magical Games and Sports. His career was described as “successful” and “illustrious” (QA7). Read More
• Event Just before they begin their fifth year at Hogwarts, Hannah Abbott and Ernie MacMillan learn that they have been chosen as the two Hufflepuff prefects for their year (OP10). Read More
• Character Darren O’Hare played Keeper for the Kenmare Kestrels, an Irish Quidditch team, from 1947 to 1960 (QA7). O’Hare served as Captain of the Irish National Team. During his career he also invented the Hawkshead Attacking Formation as a tactic for Chasers (QA7). Read More
• Character Hassan Mostafa was an Egyptian wizard and the Chairwizard of the International Association of Quidditch in the 1990s (GF8). He was the Referee at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup final and proved particularly susceptible to the Bulgarian team’s mascot Veela performances. It was… Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics Many secondary (12-18) schools have a Head Boy and Head Girl. These students are sometimes chosen, by the teachers, for their excellence, but they could also be elected by their peers. The Head Boy and Girl represent the school externally and head up the prefects. Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics Many secondary (12-18) schools have a Head Boy and Head Girl. These students are sometimes chosen by the teachers for their excellence, but they could also be elected by their peers. The Head Boy and Girl represent the school externally and head up the prefects. Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors • Wizarding places The entrance to the headmaster’s (or headmistress’s, depending on the era in question) office at Hogwarts is behind a statue of a gargoyle on the seventh floor. When given the proper password, the gargoyle will leap aside, and the wall behind it will split in two to reveal a spiral… Read More
• Character Henry Shaw Jr. was a United States senator from New York in the 1920s. He was killed by an Obscurus at a campaign event in 1926 (WFT). Read More
• Event By the time that the Hogwarts Express is leaving King’s Cross for the start of her daughter Rose’s fourth year, Hermione Granger has become the Minister for Magic (CC1.5). This had been predicted by Rita Skeeter during her commentary at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup final (Pm). Read More