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*[[Quidditch]] is introduced to [[North America]] (causing anti-wizard sentiment) and [[New Zealand]].<ref name="QA8">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide'')</ref>
 
*[[Quidditch]] is introduced to [[North America]] (causing anti-wizard sentiment) and [[New Zealand]].<ref name="QA8">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide'')</ref>
 
*The [[Wimbourne Wasps]] take their name from a nasty incident which occurred during a match against the [[Appleby Arrows]] in the mid-seventeenth century, when a [[Beater]] flying past a tree on the edge of the pitch noticed a wasps' nest among the branches and batted it towards the Arrows' [[Seeker]], who was so badly stung that he had to retire from the game.<ref name="QA7">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]'' - Chapter 7 (''Quidditch Teams of Britain and Ireland'')</ref>
 
*The [[Wimbourne Wasps]] take their name from a nasty incident which occurred during a match against the [[Appleby Arrows]] in the mid-seventeenth century, when a [[Beater]] flying past a tree on the edge of the pitch noticed a wasps' nest among the branches and batted it towards the Arrows' [[Seeker]], who was so badly stung that he had to retire from the game.<ref name="QA7">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]'' - Chapter 7 (''Quidditch Teams of Britain and Ireland'')</ref>
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*[[Eldon Elsrickle]] terrorises the town of [[London]] with the [[Unlocking Charm]], thus introducing it to [[Great Britain]]. To combat this series of robberies, [[Blagdon Blay]] invents the [[Anti-Alohomora Charm]].<ref>''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]'' - Chapter 1, Part 2</ref>
   
 
==Decades==
 
==Decades==

Latest revision as of 00:42, November 14, 2012

"By the seventeenth century, any witch or wizard who chose to fraternize with Muggles became suspect, even an outcast in his or her own community."
Albus Dumbledore[src]

The following events occurred in the 17th century:

DecadesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Quidditch Through the Ages - Chapter 8 (The Spread of Quidditch Worldwide)
  2. Quidditch Through the Ages - Chapter 7 (Quidditch Teams of Britain and Ireland)
  3. Wonderbook: Book of Spells - Chapter 1, Part 2
Centuries
B.C. era - 1st to 10th century - 11th century - 12th century - 13th century - 14th century
15th century - 16th century - 17th century - 18th century - 19th century - 20th century - 21st century

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