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Emmeline Vance
Biographical information
Died

Summer of 1996[1]

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Female

Hair colour

Brown

Skin colour

White

Affiliation
Loyalty
"And anyway, life’s too short... look at Madam Bones, look at Emmeline Vance... it could be me next, couldn’t it? But if it is, I’ll make sure I take as many Death Eaters with me as I can and Voldemort too, if I can manage it."
Harry Potter[src]

Emmeline Vance (d. Summer 1996) was a member of the first and second Order of the Phoenix. She most likely fought in several battles of both wars, and was also a member of the Advance Guard that retrieved Harry Potter to 12 Grimmauld Place. Emmeline was murdered by Death Eaters in mid-1996. She was considered a talented witch and her loss was a heavy blow to the Order.

Biography

First Wizarding War (1970s-1981)

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Emmeline and Doge during the First Wizarding War.

Emmeline served as a member of the first Order of the Phoenix and fought in the First Wizarding War. Unlike many others, Vance ultimately survived the war and lived well past the first fall of Lord Voldemort.

Second Wizarding War (1995-1996)

When Lord Voldemort returned to power in 1995, Vance became a member of the reconstituted Order of the Phoenix. One of Vance's more important duties was to serve as a member of the Advance Guard that acted as protectors of Harry Potter after they extracted him from number four, Privet Drive and took him to the safety of the Order's headquarters.

Death

Emmeline's service to the Order ended, however, when she was attacked and murdered by Death Eaters near to the residence of the Muggle Prime Minister. Her loss was considered a heavy blow for the Order and her murder was publicised in Muggle newspapers. Severus Snape claimed to have given information to Voldemort that led to Vance's death, but considering he was a double agent, it is unknown whether this is true.

Relationships

Order of the Phoenix

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The first Order of the Phoenix.

Emmeline Vance had a good relationship with most members of the Order of the Phoenix. She was also a member of the Advance Guard, a group of members of the Order that escorted Harry Potter to 12 Grimmauld Place. Many of the Order's members were saddened by her death. Harry Potter also mentioned her in a discussion with Dumbledore about life and death.

Behind the scenes

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The Advance Guard in LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

Etymology

The name "Emmeline" comes from an Old French form of the Germanic name Amelina, originally a diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element amal meaning "work". It was introduced to England by the Normans.

Appearances

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Emmeline during the flying.

References

  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 1 (The Other Minister) tells us that Cornelius Fudge was sacked a fortnight after the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (18 June, 1996). Thus, Fudge had been sacked on 2 July, 1996. Since Fudge tells us that that was "three days ago", the chapter is set on Friday, 5 July, 1996. Fudge also says that the murder of Emmeline Vance had taken place during the course of the previous week, the earliest possible date that it could have taken place was the previous Friday, 28 June.
Order of the Phoenix
Phoenix
Founder:
Albus Dumbledore
Original Order of of the Phoenix:
Aberforth Dumbledore | Alastor Moody | Alice Longbottom | Arabella Figg | Benjy Fenwick | Caradoc Dearborn | Dedalus Diggle | Dorcas Meadowes | Edgar Bones | Elphias Doge | Emmeline Vance | Fabian Prewett | Frank Longbottom | Gideon Prewett | Hestia Jones (possibly) | James Potter | Lily Potter | Marlene McKinnon | Minerva McGonagall | Mundungus Fletcher | Peter Pettigrew (defected) | Remus Lupin | Rubeus Hagrid | Severus Snape | Sirius Black | Sturgis Podmore
Reconstituted Order of the Phoenix:
Aberforth Dumbledore | Alastor Moody | Arabella Figg | Arthur Weasley | Bill Weasley | Charlie Weasley | Dedalus Diggle | Elphias Doge | Emmeline Vance | Fleur Delacour | Fred Weasley | George Weasley | Harry Potter | Hermione Granger | Hestia Jones | Kingsley Shacklebolt | Minerva McGonagall | Molly Weasley | Mundungus Fletcher | Nymphadora Tonks | Remus Lupin | Ron Weasley | Rubeus Hagrid | Severus Snape | Sirius Black | Sturgis Podmore
Order of the Phoenix allies:
Andromeda Tonks | Augusta Longbottom | Dobby | Filius Flitwick | Ginny Weasley | Grawp | Horace Slughorn | Kreacher | Lee Jordan | Luna Lovegood | Muriel |
Neville Longbottom | Oliver Wood | Olympe Maxime | Percy Weasley | Pomona Sprout | Ted Tonks | Westinburgh family | Winky | Karkus | Karkus's wife
Other affiliations:
Dumbledore's Army | Forbidden Forest Centaur colony | Headless Hunt | Hogwarts Hippogriff herd | Hogwarts house-elves | Hogwarts Ghosts | Hogwarts Staff |
Hogwarts students | Hogwarts Thestral herd | Ministry of Magic | Giant colony (Karkus's control)

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