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'''Daphne Greengrass''' was a [[pure-blood|Pure-blood]] witch. She began attending [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in [[1991]], the same year as [[Harry Potter]], and was sorted into [[Slytherin]] house. During her school years, she was part of [[Pansy Parkinson]]'s "gang" of Slytherin girls<ref name="10thingsaboutHarry">[http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/personoftheyear/article/0,28804,1690753_1695388_1695569,00.html TIME magazine - JK Rowling answers 10 questions about Harry]</ref>, and shared a dormitory in [[Slytherin Dungeon]] with Pansy Parkinson, [[Millicent Bulstrode]], [[Tracey Davis]] and [[Unidentified bespectacled Slytherin girl|a girl with glasses]]. She took her [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.s]] in [[1996]] at the same time as [[Hermione Granger]]. She has a younger sister, [[Astoria Greengrass]], who eventually married [[Draco Malfoy]].<ref name="10thingsaboutHarry" /> She has a nephew, [[Scorpius Hyperion Malfoy|Scorpius]] by this marriage.
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'''Daphne Greengrass''' (b. [[1979]]-[[1980]])  was a [[pure-blood]] witch and [[Slytherin]]. She began attending [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in [[1991]], the same year as [[Harry Potter]].
==Etymology==
 
   
[[File:AstoriaDH2.jpg|thumb|Daphne's sister, [[Astoria Greengrass|Astoria]]]]The name Daphne means "Laurel" in Greek. It is derived from the nymph [[Wikipedia:Daphne|Daphne]] in Greek mythology, who was pursued by the god Apollo. She prayed to her father, the river god Peneus, to change her body in order to escape the love-struck Apollo and Peneus then transformed her into the laurel tree, which Apollo then claimed as one of his sacred symbols. In Ancient Greece, a wreath of laurels was given as a prize and considered a symbol of prosperity, fame and victory.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_Laurel Wikipedia: Bay Laurel]</ref>
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== Biography ==
<ref>http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Daphne_and_Apollo</ref>
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=== Early life ===
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Daphne was born in 1979 or 1980 to Mr. and Mrs. Greengrass. She was a member of the Greengrass family, among the oldest and truly pure-blooded families in Britain. Daphne and Astoria (her little sister) was brought up in the ideals of [[pure-blood supremacy]].
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=== Hogwarts years {{Comment|1991-1998}} ===
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Daphne began her education at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and wizardry in 1991, where she was sorted into Slytherin. During her school years, Daphne was part of [[Pansy Parkinson]]'s "gang" of Slytherin girls.<ref name="10thingsaboutHarry">[http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/personoftheyear/article/0,28804,1690753_1695388_1695569,00.html TIME magazine - JK Rowling answers 10 questions about Harry]</ref> She shared a dormitory in [[Slytherin Dungeon]] with [[Pansy Parkinson]], [[Millicent Bulstrode]], [[Tracey Davis]], and another girl. She took her [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.s]] in [[1996]] at the same time as [[Hermione Granger]]. In 1996 she wasn't one of the very few students able to advance to N.E.W.T.-level [[Potions (class)|Potions]], she evidently failed to achieve the required grade.
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It can be assumed that during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] on 2 May, 1998 Daphne was led out of the [[Great Hall]] by [[Filch]], along with her fellow Slytherins.
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=== Later life {{Comment|Post 1998}} ===
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Daphne's younger sister ([[Astoria Greengrass]]) eventually married [[Draco Malfoy]], a fellow Slytherin that resided in her year at Hogwarts.<ref name="10thingsaboutHarry" /> She has a nephew ([[Scorpius Hyperion Malfoy|Scorpius]]) by this marriage. It is currently unknown if Daphne herself ever married and had any children of her own.
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==Etymology==
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The name Daphne means "Laurel" in Greek. It is derived from the nymph {{wplink|Daphne}} in Greek mythology, who was pursued by the god Apollo. She prayed to her father, the river god Peneus, to change her body in order to escape the love-struck Apollo and Peneus then transformed her into the laurel tree, which Apollo then claimed as one of his sacred symbols. In Ancient Greece, a wreath of laurels was given as a prize and considered a symbol of prosperity, fame and victory.<ref>{{wikilink|Bay Laurel}}</ref><ref>http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Daphne_and_Apollo</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*Based on a list of students revealed by J.K. Rowling in ''[[Harry Potter and Me]]'', Daphne's first name may have originally been "Queenie."
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Based on a list of students revealed by J.K. Rowling in ''[[Harry Potter and Me]]'', Daphne's first name may have originally been "Queenie."
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and Me]] ''{{Comment|As Queenie}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and Me]]'' {{Comment|As Queenie}}
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
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Latest revision as of 15:53, April 13, 2015

Daphne Greengrass
Biographical information
Born

c. 1979-1980, Great Britain or Ireland [1]

Blood status

Pure-blood[2]

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Female

Skin colour

Light

Family information
Family members
Affiliation
House

Slytherin

Loyalty
"Greengrass, Daphne..."
—Daphne being called up to take her O.W.L.s[src]

Daphne Greengrass (b. 1979-1980)  was a pure-blood witch and Slytherin. She began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1991, the same year as Harry Potter.

Biography Edit

Early life Edit

Daphne was born in 1979 or 1980 to Mr. and Mrs. Greengrass. She was a member of the Greengrass family, among the oldest and truly pure-blooded families in Britain. Daphne and Astoria (her little sister) was brought up in the ideals of pure-blood supremacy.

Hogwarts years (1991-1998) Edit

Daphne began her education at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and wizardry in 1991, where she was sorted into Slytherin. During her school years, Daphne was part of Pansy Parkinson's "gang" of Slytherin girls.[3] She shared a dormitory in Slytherin Dungeon with Pansy Parkinson, Millicent Bulstrode, Tracey Davis, and another girl. She took her O.W.L.s in 1996 at the same time as Hermione Granger. In 1996 she wasn't one of the very few students able to advance to N.E.W.T.-level Potions, she evidently failed to achieve the required grade.

It can be assumed that during the Battle of Hogwarts on 2 May, 1998 Daphne was led out of the Great Hall by Filch, along with her fellow Slytherins.

Later life (Post 1998) Edit

Daphne's younger sister (Astoria Greengrass) eventually married Draco Malfoy, a fellow Slytherin that resided in her year at Hogwarts.[3] She has a nephew (Scorpius) by this marriage. It is currently unknown if Daphne herself ever married and had any children of her own.

EtymologyEdit

The name Daphne means "Laurel" in Greek. It is derived from the nymph Daphne in Greek mythology, who was pursued by the god Apollo. She prayed to her father, the river god Peneus, to change her body in order to escape the love-struck Apollo and Peneus then transformed her into the laurel tree, which Apollo then claimed as one of his sacred symbols. In Ancient Greece, a wreath of laurels was given as a prize and considered a symbol of prosperity, fame and victory.[4][5]

Behind the scenesEdit

Based on a list of students revealed by J.K. Rowling in Harry Potter and Me, Daphne's first name may have originally been "Queenie."

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling
  2. Daphne's nephew, Scorpius, was described as pure-blood by Ron Weasley in the Epilogue of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, indicating that Daphne and her sister Astoria were born into a pure-blood family.
  3. 3.0 3.1 TIME magazine - JK Rowling answers 10 questions about Harry
  4. WP favicon Bay Laurel on Wikipedia
  5. http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Daphne_and_Apollo

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