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Honoria was the spinster aunt of Albus Dumbledore. She was once engaged to a wizard who worked in the Improper Use of Magic Office, but broke off her engagement to him, claiming that he had a "hairy heart" (a wizarding expression for a person who is unfeeling). Rumour had it that her real reason for ending the engagement was catching her fiancé fondling some Horklumps.[1]

It is unknown whether Honoria was the sister of Percival Dumbledore or his wife Kendra. Since the latter was a Muggle-born witch, she was most likely Percival's sister; however, the birth of two Muggle-born wizards brothers is possible, though rare, like in Colin and Dennis Creevey's case.

Etymology

Honoria is a feminine form of the late Roman name Honorius, meaning "honour". Some early saints and popes and one king held this name.

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