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[[File:Morfin.jpg|thumb|217px|Morfin Gaunt with his wand and knife during his nephew's visit.]]This '''knife''' belonged to [[Morfin Gaunt]]. It was seen in 2 memories via [[Albus Dumbledore's Pensieve]] in [[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]].
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[[File:Morfin.jpg|thumb|217px|Morfin Gaunt with his wand and knife during his nephew's visit.]]This '''knife''' belonged to [[Morfin Gaunt]]. It was seen in two memories via [[Albus Dumbledore's Pensieve]] during the [[1996–1997 school year]].
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
The knife was first seen in [[Bob Ogden|Bob Ogden's]] memory during the first [[Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore's private lessons|lesson]] between [[Harry Potter]] and [[Albus Dumbledore]]. In the summer of [[1920s|1925]], Ogden was sent to summon Morfin to a hearing for attacking [[Tom Riddle Sr.]], a [[Muggle]] with a spell that covered his face in hives. As head of the [[Department of Magical Law Enforcement]], visited the Gaunt shack to investigate Morfin's use of magic on a Muggle. Upon first meeting Ogden, Morfin held the knife brandished in one of his hands and with his [[Morfin Gaunt's wand|wand]] making him cast a [[Morfin Gaunt's jinx|jinx]] that caused yellow pus to flow from Ogden's nose.
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The knife was first seen in [[Bob Ogden]]'s memory during the first [[Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore's private lessons|lesson]] between [[Harry Potter]] and [[Albus Dumbledore]]. In the summer of [[1920s|1925]], Ogden was sent to summon Morfin to a hearing for attacking [[Tom Riddle Sr.]], a [[Muggle]] with a spell that covered his face in hives. As head of the [[Department of Magical Law Enforcement]], Ogden visited the Gaunt shack to investigate Morfin's use of magic on a Muggle. Upon first meeting Ogden, Morfin held the knife brandished in one of his hands, and with his [[Morfin Gaunt's wand|wand]] he cast a [[Morfin Gaunt's jinx|jinx]] that caused yellow pus to flow from Ogden's nose.
   
Morfin was seen using the knife again when he was threating to attack Ogden for firing a [[Revulsion Jinx]] at his father, [[Marvolo Gaunt]] when he was throttling his daughter [[Merope Gaunt]] when hearing that she was in love with the Muggle her brother attacked. It is unknown what happened to the knife when Morfin and his father were imprisoned in [[Azkaban]], but when Morfin was released he had it in his possession again.
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Morfin was seen using the knife again when he was threating to attack Ogden for firing a [[Revulsion Jinx]] at his father, [[Marvolo Gaunt]] when he was throttling his daughter [[Merope Gaunt|Merope]] after hearing that she was in love with the Muggle her brother attacked. It is unknown what happened to the knife when Morfin and his father were imprisoned in [[Azkaban]], but when Morfin was released he had it in his possession again.
   
During Harry and Dumbledore's third lesson, the dove into Morfin's memory in which he meets his nephew (his sister's son), [[Tom Riddle]] who later became Lord Voldemort. Morfin held the knife up in his left hand and his wand on his right. Riddle entered the shack and at the very moment Morfin saw him, he thought it was his Muggle brother-in-law since Riddle resembled his father so much. He tried to attack Riddle but when he spoke in [[Parseltongue]], Morfin stopped.
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During Harry and Dumbledore's third lesson, they dove into Morfin's memory in which he met his nephew, [[Tom Riddle]], who later became Lord Voldemort. Riddle entered the shack and at the very moment Morfin saw him, he thought it was his Muggle brother-in-law since Riddle resembled his father so much. He tried to attack Riddle, but when he spoke in [[Parseltongue]] Morfin stopped.
   
It is unknown what happened to the knife after Morfin was sent to Azkaban again after being wrongfully convicted by the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] for the [[Murder of the Riddle family|deaths]] of the Riddle family where he later died, but it's possible he lost the knife forever.
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It is unknown what happened to the knife after Morfin was sent to Azkaban again after being wrongfully convicted by the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] for the [[Murder of the Riddle family| murder]] of the [[Riddle family]].
 
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Latest revision as of 08:05, January 26, 2013

Morfin

Morfin Gaunt with his wand and knife during his nephew's visit.

This knife belonged to Morfin Gaunt. It was seen in two memories via Albus Dumbledore's Pensieve during the 1996–1997 school year.

BiographyEdit

The knife was first seen in Bob Ogden's memory during the first lesson between Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore. In the summer of 1925, Ogden was sent to summon Morfin to a hearing for attacking Tom Riddle Sr., a Muggle with a spell that covered his face in hives. As head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement, Ogden visited the Gaunt shack to investigate Morfin's use of magic on a Muggle. Upon first meeting Ogden, Morfin held the knife brandished in one of his hands, and with his wand he cast a jinx that caused yellow pus to flow from Ogden's nose.

Morfin was seen using the knife again when he was threating to attack Ogden for firing a Revulsion Jinx at his father, Marvolo Gaunt when he was throttling his daughter Merope after hearing that she was in love with the Muggle her brother attacked. It is unknown what happened to the knife when Morfin and his father were imprisoned in Azkaban, but when Morfin was released he had it in his possession again.

During Harry and Dumbledore's third lesson, they dove into Morfin's memory in which he met his nephew, Tom Riddle, who later became Lord Voldemort. Riddle entered the shack and at the very moment Morfin saw him, he thought it was his Muggle brother-in-law since Riddle resembled his father so much. He tried to attack Riddle, but when he spoke in Parseltongue Morfin stopped.

It is unknown what happened to the knife after Morfin was sent to Azkaban again after being wrongfully convicted by the Ministry of Magic for the murder of the Riddle family.

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