• Broomsticks These are brooms that have been specifically designed for speed and control so that they can be used for Quidditch or other broom sports. Chapter 9 of  the book Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling outlines the history of the development of the racing broom. (QA9)… Read More
• Place The British railway system plays a large role in Harry’s world. Stations mentioned specifically include: Hogsmeade Station, in Hogsmeade Kings Cross Station, in London Paddington Station, in London In addition to these, Harry has used underground stations in London several times as well. Read More
• Character Randolph Spudmore is the innovative designer of the popular Firebolt broom. He is the son of Able Spudmore of Ellerby & Spudmore, broom manufacturers of the Swiftstick and Tinderblast models (Pm). The design and manufacture of the Firebolt broom was his secret project, released in 1993. Even now not all… Read More
• Cities The ancient capital of Italy, founded by Romulus and Remus, twin brothers raised by wolves. Read More
• Event At his test for getting a Muggle driver’s license, Ron Weasley uses magic to help him and to manipulate the person overseeing the test. Deserved or not, Ron passes the test (DH/e). He boasts that, although Hermione thought he would have to use a Confundus charm on… Read More
• Event Rose Granger-Weasley boards the Hogwarts Express on Platform Nine and Three-quarters at King’s Cross and starts her second year at Hogwarts. She and Albus Potter wave good-bye to their parents, keeping up the pretence that they are still “friends” (CC1.4). Read More
• Character Rufus Fudge is the nephew of Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge, and an employee of the Ministry of Magic. As part of a “fun” wager, Rufus, who worked in the Improper Use of Magic Office, caused a Muggle tube train to disappear (DP2). Read More
• Event As part of a bet, Cornelius Fudge’s nephew causes a Muggle “tube train” to disappear. Muggle travellers wait an hour and a half for their train before figuring out that it has vanished. As results of the event, Rufus is suspended from his job at the Improper Use of Magic… Read More