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An accomplished witch, Levina Monkstanley was the one who first developed the [[Wand-Lighting Charm]], ''Lumos''. She astonished her colleagues one day by lighting the tip of her wand to look for a dropped quill in a dusty corner.<ref name="WBoS">''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]'' - see [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9LNQV7cGIA&feature=relmfu this video]</ref>
 
An accomplished witch, Levina Monkstanley was the one who first developed the [[Wand-Lighting Charm]], ''Lumos''. She astonished her colleagues one day by lighting the tip of her wand to look for a dropped quill in a dusty corner.<ref name="WBoS">''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]'' - see [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9LNQV7cGIA&feature=relmfu this video]</ref>
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==Etymology==
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'''Levina''' is of uncertain origin. It may come from the Russian for lion (''lev''), or it may be a form of "Lavinia".
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The world "'''Monk'''" is of Greek origin, and is an Anglo-Scottish surname and derives from pre 7th Century word "munuc". The name would come to mean seperate or alone.
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The name "'''Stanley" '''is of English origin and means "a meadow that is stony".
   
 
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Latest revision as of 02:16, June 12, 2014

Levina Monkstanley
Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Female

Affiliation
Occupation

Department of Mysteries Unspeakable

Loyalty

Ministry of Magic

Levina Monkstanley (fl. 1772) was a witch who worked as an Unspeakable for the Department of Mysteries in the Ministry of Magic.

An accomplished witch, Levina Monkstanley was the one who first developed the Wand-Lighting Charm, Lumos. She astonished her colleagues one day by lighting the tip of her wand to look for a dropped quill in a dusty corner.[1]

EtymologyEdit

Levina is of uncertain origin. It may come from the Russian for lion (lev), or it may be a form of "Lavinia".

The world "Monk" is of Greek origin, and is an Anglo-Scottish surname and derives from pre 7th Century word "munuc". The name would come to mean seperate or alone.

The name "Stanley" is of English origin and means "a meadow that is stony".

AppearancesEdit

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