Wikia

Harry Potter Wiki

Changes: Gulliver Pokeby

Edit

Back to page

Line 30: Line 30:
 
{{Quote|Born in the mid-[[18th century|eighteenth century]] Gulliver Pokeby was an expert on magical birds. Acknowledged as the first wizard to identify the meaning of Augurey song, Pokeby penned [[Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried]].|Pokeby's [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Frog Card]]|Pottermore}}
 
{{Quote|Born in the mid-[[18th century|eighteenth century]] Gulliver Pokeby was an expert on magical birds. Acknowledged as the first wizard to identify the meaning of Augurey song, Pokeby penned [[Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried]].|Pokeby's [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Frog Card]]|Pottermore}}
   
'''Gulliver Pokeby''' ([[1750s|1750]] - [[1830s|1839]]) was a [[Magizoologist]], expert on magical birds, and the author of ''[[Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried]]''. He was the first to identify that the [[Augurey]]'s cries meant rain was coming, rather than impending death. <ref>''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)]]''</ref> He was immortalised on a [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Chocolate Frog Card]], which featured him wearing his [[Gulliver Pokeby's pocket watch|golden pocket watch]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]''</ref>
+
'''Gulliver Pokeby''' ([[1750s|1750]] - [[1830s|1839]]) was a [[Magizoologist]], expert on magical birds, and the author of ''[[Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried]]''. He was the first to identify that the [[Augurey]]'s cries meant [[Water|rain]] was coming, rather than impending [[death]]. <ref>''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)]]''</ref> He was immortalised on a [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Chocolate Frog Card]], which featured him wearing his [[Gulliver Pokeby's pocket watch|golden pocket watch]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]''</ref>
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

Revision as of 18:41, February 6, 2013

"Born in the mid-eighteenth century Gulliver Pokeby was an expert on magical birds. Acknowledged as the first wizard to identify the meaning of Augurey song, Pokeby penned Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried."
—Pokeby's Frog Card[src]

Gulliver Pokeby (1750 - 1839) was a Magizoologist, expert on magical birds, and the author of Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried. He was the first to identify that the Augurey's cries meant rain was coming, rather than impending death. [1] He was immortalised on a Chocolate Frog Card, which featured him wearing his golden pocket watch.[2]

Etymology

Gulliver is French for glutton.

Appearances

Notes and references

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki