The following events happened in the 1710s.
- 1711: Quaffles are first coloured red to make them distinguishable during a muddy winter.
- 1714: The 1714 Edict is issued by Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
- 1715: The forty-fifth Wizarding Schools Potions Championship is held.
- 1717: The Killing, Cruciatus and Imperius Curses are first considered Unforgivable by the Ministry of Magic.
- 1718: Damocles Rowle is elected Minister for Magic on a platform of being "tough on Muggles".
Notes and references
- ↑ Quidditch Through the Ages - Chapter 6 (Changes in Quidditch Since the Fourteenth Century)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film) - see this image.
- ↑ Wonderbook: Book of Potions
- ↑ The Tales of Beedle the Bard - Albus Dumbledore on "Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump".
- ↑ Pottermore - New from J.K. Rowling: "Ministers for Magic"
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) (Mentioned on a Famous Wizard Card)
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