Now Updated For Book 6!
Confirmed by JK Rowling Very confident in its accuracy Moderately confident in its accuracy Not very confident Confirmed false, but I felt like posting it anyway. Bagman, Ludovic (Ludo) - head of the Ministry's Department of Magical Games and Sports. A bit short on cash. "Ludo" is Latin for "to play, sport", but can also mean "to delude" or "to deceive". This reflects both his sporting ways and his brief deception of both the goblins and the Weasley twins. However, "Ludovic" could be an abreviated form of "victor ludorum", which means "winner of the games", and reflects his days back playing with the Wimbourne Wasps. Bezoar - a stone taken from the stomach of a goat which will save one from most poisons. A bezoar is a sort of calculus or concretion, a stone found in the intestines of mostly ruminant animals. Black, Alphard - Sirius' uncle, who gave him a bit of money when he ran away "Alphard" is a star in the constellation Hydra. Black, Regulus - Sirius' brother, a Death Eater