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Hengist Rawkes

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Hengist Rawkes?
Hengist Rawkes
Biographical information

Before 1991 (possibly)

Physical information





Hogwarts School

Hengist Rawkes was a wizard depicted in a portrait hanging near the first-floor landing of the Grand Staircase of Hogwarts Castle, near the portrait of a Count. His name could be read on a plaque hanging under his image.

Behind the scenes

  • This individual may have died sometime prior to 1991, as many portraits hung at Hogwarts Castle depict deceased individuals.


The name "Hengist" means "stallion" in Germanic. Hengist and his brother Horsa were the leaders of the first Germanic settlers in Britain. Hengist established a kingdom in Kent in the 5th century.


Hogwarts Castle
Locations on the first floor
Class 1 · Minerva McGonagall's office · Stone Bridge · First floor girls' lavatory · First-Floor Girls' Toilets · Classroom 1A · East Wing · Classroom 1C · Classroom 1D · Classroom 1E · Advanced Arithmancy Studies classroom · Rear Hall · Tapestry Corridor · Severus Snape's storeroom · First Floor Corridor · Common Room corridor · Empty classroom · Empty classroom · Hospital wing · Muggle Studies Classroom · Classroom 4F · Poppy Pomfrey's office · Passage of the Fouls · Detention Chamber · Moaning Myrtle's Bathroom · Transfiguration Classroom Maze
Portraits, statues and other artwork located on the first floor
Elizabeth Burke · Fat Friar · Hengist Rawkes · Female nurse in the hospital wing · Male nurse in the hospital wing · Beaumont Marjoribanks · Scholar · Google Stump · Portrait of a bearded man holding a book · Count

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