• Character Rowena Ravenclaw was the founder of Ravenclaw House and one of the co-founders of Hogwarts, described as one of “the four greatest witches and wizards of the age” (along with the other three founders) (CS9). Read More
• Character Rionach Sayre was the mother of Ilvermorny founder Isolt Sayre. She was a Pure-blood Irish witch descended from Salazar Slytherin through the line of Gaunt. Her husband William Sayre was also a Pure-blood descended from the famous witch Morrigan, but the couple was friendly with Muggles and raised their daughter… Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics “Ronnie” is a nickname applied to Ron Weasley by members of his family. Molly Weasley called Ron this when he was made Prefect. Fred and George made retching noises behind her. A few moments later she expanded on this with “Of course you can… well, I’d better get going if… Read More
• Event Anne Rowling dies, aged 45, of multiple sclerosis. This sad event is reflected in Rowling’s descriptions of Harry and his own losses. “… the books are marked by an inventive wit and vivid characterisation. And there are undercurrents to the adventures, a sense of morality that is subtle and emotions that run deep. Read More