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Henry VII At Hogwarts

Fans of the Harry Potter films might have noted a familiar face looking out from the wall at Hogwarts–Dr Ashdown Hill certainly did, and duly mentioned it in a recent post on his FB site!

Yes, a  portrait of Henry VII is hanging in the wizarding school’s great hall, amidst those of more, um, fantastical characters including long-breaded enchanters and witches in  pointy hats.

Is Henry some evil wizard, good mates with the wicked Voldemort? Or just a sly  denizen of Slytherin?

 

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A little bit of digging in the Harry Potter fan world revealed this information:

http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Poderick_Cruickshank

 

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2 thoughts on “Henry VII At Hogwarts

  1. Esther on said:

    IIRC, one of the films showed that a picture of Anne Boleyn also hung at Hogwarts.

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  2. Moi on said:

    These are all classcial paintings. Isn’t that Elizabeth the First on the right?

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