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The '''Wailing Widow''' was a female [[ghost]] from [[Kent]]. She was a close friend of [[Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington|Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington]] as she attended [[Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington's five-hundredth Deathday Party|his five-hundredth Deathday Party]], having had to travel all the way from [[Kent]] to [[Scotland]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Deathday Party'')</ref>
 
The '''Wailing Widow''' was a female [[ghost]] from [[Kent]]. She was a close friend of [[Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington|Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington]] as she attended [[Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington's five-hundredth Deathday Party|his five-hundredth Deathday Party]], having had to travel all the way from [[Kent]] to [[Scotland]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Deathday Party'')</ref>
   
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*In the Danish translation of the Disc 2 of ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', [[Travels with Trolls]]'s title was mistranslated as ''Danser med Den Hvide Dame'' which means ''Dancing with the Wailing Widow''. However due to a long line of mistranslations in the series, it could be; a) a mistake, b) a chapter in the original book.
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*In the Danish dub of the Disc 2 of the [[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', the title for ''[[Travels with Trolls]]'' was mistranslated as ''Danser med Den Hvide Dame'', which means ''Dancing with the Wailing Widow''.
   
 
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==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{1st}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)]]'' {{C| Mentioned only in Disc 2 in Danish version}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)]]'' {{C|Mentioned only in Disc 2 in Danish dub}}
 
*''[[Pottermore]]''
 
*''[[Pottermore]]''
 
 

Latest revision as of 18:22, April 18, 2013

WailingWidow
Wailing Widow
Biographical information
Died

Before 1992

Marital status

Widowed

Physical information
Species
Gender

Female

"Not a bad turnout. The Wailing Widow came all the way up from Kent… It's nearly time for my speech, I'd better go and warn the orchestra…"
Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington to Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger during his five-hundredth Deathday Party.[src]

The Wailing Widow was a female ghost from Kent. She was a close friend of Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington as she attended his five-hundredth Deathday Party, having had to travel all the way from Kent to Scotland.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Chapter 8 (The Deathday Party)

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