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{{Quote|He got caught by Apollyon Pringle - he was the caretaker in those days - [[Arthur Weasley|your father]]'s still got the marks.|[[Molly Weasley]] on Pringle's punishments|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
 
'''Apollyon Pringle''' was the [[caretaker]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] during the sixties. He was the [[caretaker]] of Hogwarts while [[Arthur Weasley|Arthur]] and [[Molly Weasley]] were attending, which Molly related to [[Harry Potter]] and [[William Weasley|Bill Weasley]] in [[1995]] before the third task of the [[Triwizard Tournament]]. Apparently Hogwarts allowed him to use corporal punishment on students, as Mrs. Weasley told Harry that he caned Arthur for being out late. She says that he still has the marks.
 
'''Apollyon Pringle''' was the [[caretaker]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] during the sixties. He was the [[caretaker]] of Hogwarts while [[Arthur Weasley|Arthur]] and [[Molly Weasley]] were attending, which Molly related to [[Harry Potter]] and [[William Weasley|Bill Weasley]] in [[1995]] before the third task of the [[Triwizard Tournament]]. Apparently Hogwarts allowed him to use corporal punishment on students, as Mrs. Weasley told Harry that he caned Arthur for being out late. She says that he still has the marks.
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
"Apollyon" is the Greek name for [[Wikipedia:Abaddon|Abbadon]], the spiritual being named as "The Destroyer" in Christian apocalyptic theology.
 
"Apollyon" is the Greek name for [[Wikipedia:Abaddon|Abbadon]], the spiritual being named as "The Destroyer" in Christian apocalyptic theology.
 
It could also mean " A Polly (Cracker) on Pringle (s)"
 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{1st Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{1st Mention}}
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Latest revision as of 16:57, August 16, 2014

Apollyon Pringle
Biographical information
Born

Before 1944[1]

Physical information
Gender

Male

Family information
Family members

Pringle (possibly)

Affiliation
Occupation

Caretaker of Hogwarts (c. 1961 - c. 1968)

Loyalty

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (formerly)

"He got caught by Apollyon Pringle - he was the caretaker in those days - your father's still got the marks."
Molly Weasley on Pringle's punishments[src]

Apollyon Pringle was the caretaker at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry during the sixties. He was the caretaker of Hogwarts while Arthur and Molly Weasley were attending, which Molly related to Harry Potter and Bill Weasley in 1995 before the third task of the Triwizard Tournament. Apparently Hogwarts allowed him to use corporal punishment on students, as Mrs. Weasley told Harry that he caned Arthur for being out late. She says that he still has the marks.

EtymologyEdit

"Apollyon" is the Greek name for Abbadon, the spiritual being named as "The Destroyer" in Christian apocalyptic theology.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. As Apollyon was employed at Hogwarts around 1961, he must have been of age (17) by then.


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