• Character Hogwarts student, 1990s (QA) Checked Quidditch Through The Ages out of the Hogwarts library (QA). Read More
• Books and Literature One of the scholarly journals of the wizarding world; Albus Dumbledore had at least one paper published in it when he was still quite young (DH2). Read More
• Books and Literature Like anything else, books can be enchanted or even cursed with dire results for anyone who reads them. Read More
• Source In the late 1990s, Bloomsbury created an Official Harry Potter Fan Club and invited children from Britain to join. There was never a United States chapter of the Club. One of the perks for joining the Club was several issues of The Daily Prophet, a three-page newsletter detailing goings-on in the wizarding world. Each of these… Read More
• Publications The Evening Prophet is a special edition of the Daily Prophet, the newspaper of the wizarding world. Read More
• Magical discipline Legilimency, a branch of magic not normally taught at Hogwarts (at least, not at Ordinary Wizarding Level) is the ability to extract emotions and memories from another person’s mind. Although the word literally translates as ‘mind-reading’, this is considered a naive interpretation of the art by its practitioners. Someone who… Read More
• Character The Muggle mother of Justin Finch-Fletchley. After Justin’s Hogwarts letter arrived, Mrs. Finch-Fletchley was initially a bit unhappy that her son would not being attending Eton as planned. However, she may have become more enthusiastic after Justin had her read the books of Gilderoy Lockhart (CS6). Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Wizarding places The Restricted Section of the Hogwarts library is at the back, set off with a rope. A signed note from a teacher is required to peruse that section of the library; it contains books of Dark Magic only used by older students studying advanced Defence Against the Dark Arts. One… Read More
• Publications The Sunday Prophet is a weekend edition of the Daily Prophet, the newspaper of the wizarding world. Read More
• Source The Tales of Beedle the Bard ‘Translated from the original runes by J. K. Rowling’ Hand-written and illustrated by Rowling and sold at auction 13 December 2007 Rowling created seven copies of this book. Six copies were given to people who had been especially close to the Harry Potter series… Read More
• Publications A fairly well-known women’s magazine that Mrs. Weasley subscribes to for its recipes (GF28) and that St. Mungo’s Hospital keeps lying around its waiting room (OP22). The magazine gives an annual “Most Charming Smile” award, which Gilderoy Lockhart has won five times – a feat which he seems… Read More