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Hagrid, Mr. Hagrid, Mr.
Mr. Hagrid had a son, Rubeus, with the giantess Fridwulfa. His half-giant son got so large that by the time Rubeus was six, he could pick his father up. Unfortunately, Mr. Hagrid died when Rubeus was in his second year of school.

Hagrid, Rubeus Hagrid, Rubeus
Born:December 6, 1928
Rubeus Hagrid is the son of a wizard and a giantess, Fridwulfa. Being a half-giant makes him twice as tall and five times as wide as a normal person. He has long tangles of bushy black hair and beard and eyes like black beetles. His hands are the size of trash can lids, and his feet are like baby dolphins. He wears a black moleskin overcoat, and his best suit is a horrible hairy brown suit and a checked yellow and orange tie. His mother left him when he was about three. When he was six, he could pick up his dad and put him on a dresser. His father died in his 2nd year at school.

Hagrid has always had a tendency to find extremely dangerous creatures extremely loveable. He is big and blundering and gets in trouble every other week. While he was in school, he supposedly tried to raise werewolf cubs (baby Remuses?) under his bed and would sneak off to the Forbidden Forest to wrestle trolls. In his third year, he brought a young acromantula, Aragog, into the castle. Tom Riddle framed Hagrid by turning him in and calling the large spider the monster of the Chamber of Secrets. Albus Dumbledore did not believe Hagrid was guilty, so he convinced them not to throw Hagrid into Azkaban. He also let Hagrid stay at Hogwarts and train as gamekeeper after he was expelled. However, Hagrid’s wand (16 inches, oak, rather bendy) had been snapped, and he carries a battered, flowery pink umbrella with his wand pieces inside so he can do magic on the sly.

So Hagrid has been at Hogwarts ever since as the Keeper of Keys and Grounds. He lives in a small wooden house on the edge of the Forbidden Forest with his pet boarhound, Fang. He was the one who recovered Harry Potter from the ruins of his parents’ house after Voldemort tried to kill him in 1981. While Hagrid was there, Sirius Black, the Potters’ best friend, showed up and offered Hagrid his flying motorcycle to deliver Harry to Dumbledore quicker. Ten years later, he was sent to retrieve Harry again when it became clear that Harry’s Hogwarts acceptance letters were not being read. Hagrid was enraged to discover that Harry’s Muggle relatives had not told him about magic. He took it upon himself to take Harry to get his school stuff from Diagon Alley and even got him an owl for his birthday. He would become good friends with Harry and his friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.

That year, Hagrid contributed a huge 3-headed dog, Fluffy, to protect the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone. However, he would give the secret to taming it away while gambling for a dragon’s egg. Since he couldn’t keep the dragon, Norbert, at Hogwarts, he was forced to send it away to Romania. In ’92, the Chamber of Secrets was opened again and Hagrid, being the supposed culprit the first time, was sent to Azkaban until he was proved innocent. The following school year, Hagrid became the Care of Magical Creatures teacher. He enjoys showing his classes dangerous creatures that he finds interesting but the students find terrifying. He got in trouble when a student, Draco Malfoy, did not pay attention and insulted a hippogriff, which then attacked him. To Hagrid’s horror, the hippogriff, Buckbeak, was sentenced to death but luckily escaped. In ’94, Hagrid met another half-giant, Olympe Maxime; they got together after she finally stopped denying her giant heritage. Hagrid got a lot of grief because of his lineage and lack of education when Hogwarts got a High Inquisitor, Dolores Umbridge. Umbridge tried to send Hagrid away, but he fought off the Aurors she brought and went into hiding in the mountains.

Hagrid is a member of the Order of the Phoenix. He was sent on a mission with Madame Maxime to establish diplomatic ties with the giants in the name of the Order. The mission was unsuccessful when Death Eaters showed up for some diplomacies of their own. While there he met his half-brother, Grawp. Fearing the bigger giants were bullying him, Hagrid was determined to bring Grawp home with him to be safe and eventually domesticated, prolonging his journey for two months. Hagrid arrived back at Hogwarts bruised and bloodied, and continued so during his futile endeavors. Grawp did at least showed he that knew who Hagrid was by the end of a year.

Harkiss, Ciceron Harkiss, Ciceron
Ciceron Harkiss gave Ambrosius Flume his first job, after being introduced by Horace Slughorn.

Harper Harper
Harper is in the Slytherin class of ’99. The idiot pure-bloodist was the substitute Seeker in the ’96-’97 Quidditch season. He nearly caught the Snitch in his first match, but he was distracted when opposing Seeker Harry Potter accused him of having been paid by Draco Malfoy to take his place.

Harris, Warty Harris, Warty
Warty Harris is one of Mundungus Fletcher’s business associates. Warty has toads stolen from him by Will. His actual existence is questionable.

Hengist of Woodcroft Hengist of Woodcroft
Hengist of Woodcroft is featured on a Famous Witches and Wizards card included with Chocolate Frogs.

Higgs, Bertie Higgs, Bertie
Bertie Higgs went nogtail hunting in Norfolk with Rufus Scrimgeour, Tiberius and Cormac McLaggen.

Higgs, Terrence Higgs, Terrence
Slytherin Seeker.

Hokey Hokey
Hokey was a house-elf who worked for Hepzibah Smith. She was very tiny and stayed with her mistress until she was very old. Her paper-thin skin hung off her like her linen toga. Hokey was convicted of accidentally poisoning her mistress, but she was actually framed by Tom Riddle.

Hooch, Madam Hooch, Madam
Madam Hooch has short, gray hair and yellow eyes like a hawk. She is the flying teacher and the Quidditch referee.

Hooper, Geoffrey Hooper, Geoffrey
Geoffrey Hooper tried out for Keeper on the Gryffindor Quidditch team in ’95. He flew fairly well but didn’t make the team because of his reputation for whining and moaning.

Hopkirk, Mafalda Hopkirk, Mafalda
Mafalda Hopkirk works at the Improper Use of Magic office in the Ministry. She sends letters when a minor uses magic outside of school and/or in front of Muggles.

Hornby, Olive Hornby, Olive
Olive Hornby attended Hogwarts in 1943 when a fellow student, Myrtle, was killed. Olive had teased Myrtle about her glasses and caused her to hide in the bathroom. When Headmaster Dippet asked Olive to look for her, she found Myrtle’s body in a stall several hours later. Myrtle haunted/stalked Olive for years until the Ministry of Magic made her stop. She had even shown up at Olive’s brother’s wedding.

Hufflepuff, Helga Hufflepuff, Helga
Helga Hufflepuff was one of the founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. She, Rowena Ravenclaw, Godric Gryffindor and Salazar Slytherin were the greatest witches and wizards of the age. They wanted to build a place of magic for children to thrive. Hufflepuff accepted any student who came but encouraged loyalty and hard work. She was a good friend with Ravenclaw.

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