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Derwent Shimpling
Biographical information
Born

1912

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Hair colour

Brown

Eye colour

Brown

Skin colour
  • White (formerly)[1]
  • Purple (permanently)
Affiliation
Occupation

Comedian[2]

Derwent Shimpling (b. 1912) was a wizarding comedian. He once ate an entire Venomous Tentacula on a bet, and, though he survived, his skin was left purple. He is also featured on a Chocolate Frog Card. In 1993-1994 a portrait of him guarded a secret room, the password to enter was "Tummy-button".

Biography

Derwent Shimpling USA Card

Derwent eating the Venomous Tentacula.

Early life

Shimpling was born in the year 1912.

As a comedian

Shimpling became a famed comedian, very popular for his daring sense of humour.[2] Shimpling was also famous for making bets lightly. Once, he ate an entire Venomous Tentacula on a bet, and, though he survived, his skin was left permanently purple.


Appearances

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Etymology

Derwent means "valley thick with oaks". It is a village in Derbyshire that has been drowned by the Ladybower reservoir. Oaks usually symboloze strength and endurance,as Derwent had to bear through as he ate a Venomous Tentacula.

Shimpling is a village and civil parish in South Suffolk,England.Located around 7 miles from Bury St.Edmunds,it is a part of the Baghbert district.


Notes and references

  1. As seen in the real Chocolate Frog Cards released in the U.S.A.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wizard of the Month at J.K. Rowling's Official Site
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