• Character Walburga Black was the mother of Sirius and Regulus Black and wife of Orion Black. Walburga was an enthusiastic supporter of pure-blood superiority. Her prejudice against those she considered to be inferior, especially “mudbloods” and “blood traitors”, survived her death in the form of a vitriolic portrait hanging in number… Read More
• Publications The name of an anti-Muggle periodical Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:00 — 2.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Character Witch in Middle Ages who enjoyed being burned at the stake, allowing herself to be captured by witch-hunting Muggles many times. She used a Flame Freezing Charm to protect herself from the flames (PA1, FW). Podcast: Play… Read More
• Event Their involvement results in the resignation of Minister for Magic Basil Flack after only two months in office (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:00 — 2.7MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Winkus Oddpick was a writer on the Daily Prophet’s op-ed page (DP3). Oddpick wrote an editorial entitled “Why can’t goblins be more like elves?“, which appeared on p.32 of the Daily Prophet after the Chipping Clodbury riot (DP3). Podcast:… Read More
• 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