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'''Hedwig''' (b. prior to [[1900s|1900]]) was a historical [[Wizards|wizard]] or [[Wizards|witch]]. Featured in ''[[A History of Magic]]'', this wizard was the namesake for [[Harry Potter]]'s [[Hedwig|pet owl]]. <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 9 (''The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters'')</ref>
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'''Saint'''<ref name=Scholastic>[http://harrypotter.scholastic.com/glossary/#hh Glossary at harrypotter.scholastic.com]</ref> '''Hedwig''' (b. prior to [[1900s|1900]]) was a medieval<ref name=Scholastic /> [[Wizards|wizard]] or [[Wizards|witch]]. Featured in ''[[A History of Magic]]'', this wizard was the namesake for [[Harry Potter]]'s [[Hedwig|pet owl]]. <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 9 (''The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters'')</ref>
   
 
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*This [[Wizard|wizard or witch]] is possibly a saint, due to the fact that a [[Wikipedia:Hedwig|Saint Hedwig]] was the real life namesake of the [[owl]] [[Hedwig]].
 
 
*As [[Wikipedia:Hedwig|Hedwig]] is a [[Germany|German]] female name, it is possible that Hedwig was a [[Germany|German]] [[witch]].
 
*As [[Wikipedia:Hedwig|Hedwig]] is a [[Germany|German]] female name, it is possible that Hedwig was a [[Germany|German]] [[witch]].
   

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Hedwig
Biographical information
Born

Prior to 1900[1]

Title(s)

Saint

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Female (likely)

Saint[2] Hedwig (b. prior to 1900) was a medieval[2] wizard or witch. Featured in A History of Magic, this wizard was the namesake for Harry Potter's pet owl. [3]

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Notes and references

  1. A History of Magic only includes events until the end of the nineteenth century.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Glossary at harrypotter.scholastic.com
  3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 9 (The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters)

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