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Hankerton Humble
Biographical information
Born

Medieval

Blood status

Pure-blood or Half-blood (presumed)[1]

Title(s)

Caretaker

Physical information
Species

Human (presumed)

Gender

Male

Family information
Family members

Humble family

Affiliation
Occupation

Caretaker

Loyalty

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Hankerton Humble was the first ever caretaker of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He was hired by the founders of Hogwarts themselves, and began the never-ending caretaker tradition of hating Peeves.[2]

Biography

Early life

Hankerton was born sometime in the Middle Ages, presumably in Great Britain given that Hogwarts only accepts students from there.

Career

Soon after the founding of Hogwarts, he was accepted as the caretaker there. During his time, he started the everlasting tradition of caretakers' hating Peeves; it is unknown how he got along with the students, though judging by his name it may have been fairly well. Sometime before 1876, however, he had retired and was succeeded (though by how many generations is unknown) by Rancorous Carpe.

Etymology

Hankerton is a town in Wiltshire, known for its ancient church. Humble means "meek", or "polite", possibly reflecting on his personality.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. If Slytherin wouldn't teach Muggle-borns, it's unlikely he'd hire them.
  2. http://www.pottermore.com/en/book2/chapter8/moment1/peeves


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