An accomplished witch, Levina Monkstanley was the one who first developed the Wand-Lighting Charm, Lumos. She astonished her colleagues one day by lighting the tip of her wand to look for a dropped quill in a dusty corner.
Magical abilities and skills
- Spell creation: Levina accomplished the immensely complex and difficult magical art of inventing new spells, as she was the inventor of the highly useful and practical Wand-Lighting Charm.
- Charms: Levinia was highly proficient with charm-work, given how she invented the Wand-Lighting Charm, using it to illuminate her often dark surroundings in the Department of Mysteries.
The world "Monk" is of Greek origin, and is an Anglo-Scottish surname and derives from pre 7th Century word "munuc". The name would come to mean separate or alone.
The name "Stanley" is of English origin and means "a meadow that is stony".
- Wonderbook: Book of Spells (First appearance)
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