• Character Roger Malone was one of the original forty students at Hogwarts that J.K. Rowling created. He never appeared in canon, but did appear in the BBC interview with J.K. Rowling in 2001, Harry Potter and Me. His name also appears in a new writing from J.K. Rowling on Pottermore,… Read More
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The Harry Potter books have been the subject of much religious debate after fundamentalist Christians warned parents against the books, deeming them pro-witchcraft and consequently anti-Christian. Some Muslims, on the other hand, have banned the books for the entirely opposite reason, claiming they are poorly concealed Christian propaganda. Surprisingly however, the… Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients Monkshood is another name for the plant called aconite or wolfsbane (PS8). Monkshood is extremely poisonous and must be handled with care to avoid poisoning. Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics Nicknames of the Marauders used amongst themselves and in the creation of the Marauders Map. Moony = Remus Lupin, refers to being a werewolf Wormtail = Peter Pettigrew, refers to being a rat Animagus Padfoot = Sirius Black, refers to being a black dog – also another name for The… Read More