The following events happened in the 1260s:


  • 1269: The Golden Snidget is introduced as part of the game of Quidditch. At a Quidditch match, Barberus Bragge, Chief of the Wizards' Council, released a Golden Snidget and offered one-hundred and fifty Galleons to whichever player caught it. This proved so popular that a new position was added to Quidditch teams, the "Hunter", whose sole task was to catch a Golden Snidget released onto the pitch during the game.[1]

Notes and references

  1. Quidditch Through the Ages, Chapter 4 (The Arrival of the Golden Snitch)
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