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'''Lady Grieve''' (fl. [[1490s|1492]]) was a [[Wikipedia:Lady-in-waiting|lady-in-waiting]] at the court of [[Henry VII|King Henry VII]].<ref>''[[Pottermore]]'' - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book2/chapter9/moment1/hogwarts-ghosts New from J.K. Rowling: Hogwarts Ghosts]</ref>
 
'''Lady Grieve''' (fl. [[1490s|1492]]) was a [[Wikipedia:Lady-in-waiting|lady-in-waiting]] at the court of [[Henry VII|King Henry VII]].<ref>''[[Pottermore]]'' - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book2/chapter9/moment1/hogwarts-ghosts New from J.K. Rowling: Hogwarts Ghosts]</ref>
   
She met [[Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington|Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington]], a [[Wizards|wizard]], while strolling in a park on the evening of [[30 October]], [[1490s|1492]]. Lady Grieve was confident that Sir Nicholas could straighten her crooked teeth, but his effort to do so backfired, causing her to grow a tusk instead. Sir Nicholas was executed the following morning as a result of this mishap.<ref>[http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/en/extrastuff_view.cfm?id=11 Nearly Headless Nick's background] at jkrowling.com</ref>
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She met [[Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington|Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington]], a [[Wizards|wizard]], while strolling in a park on the evening of [[30 October]], [[1490s|1492]]. Lady Grieve was confident that Sir Nicholas could straighten her crooked teeth, but his effort to do so backfired, causing her to grow a tusk instead. Sir Nicholas was nearly beheaded (earning him his nickname) the following morning as a result of this mishap.<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20110623034857/http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/en/extrastuff_view.cfm?id=11 Nearly Headless Nick's background] at jkrowling.com</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{Comment|Mentioned in early drafts only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{Comment|Mentioned in early drafts only}}
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*''[[J.K.Rowling Official Site|J. K. Rowling's Official Site]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Pottermore]]'' {{Comment|Mentioned as "a lady-in-waiting"}}
 
*''[[Pottermore]]'' {{Comment|Mentioned as "a lady-in-waiting"}}
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
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Latest revision as of 20:58, September 17, 2013

Lady Grieve
Biographical information
Title(s)

Lady

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Species

Human

Gender

Female

"Alas for the eve when I met Lady Grieve, / A-strolling the park in the dusk! / She was of the belief I could straighten her teeth, / Next moment she'd sprouted a tusk."
Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington in his five-hundredth Deathday Party.[src]

Lady Grieve (fl. 1492) was a lady-in-waiting at the court of King Henry VII.[1]

She met Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington, a wizard, while strolling in a park on the evening of 30 October, 1492. Lady Grieve was confident that Sir Nicholas could straighten her crooked teeth, but his effort to do so backfired, causing her to grow a tusk instead. Sir Nicholas was nearly beheaded (earning him his nickname) the following morning as a result of this mishap.[2]

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