Lord Draben[1] (fl. 1600s),[2] otherwise known as the Ghost of the Cavalier,[3] was a wizard who had some connection with Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.


In his lifetime, Lord Draben was a Cavalier: a Royalist supporter of King Charles I and his son Charles II during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration in the mid-seventeenth century.

When Lord Draben died, he became a ghost, taking residence at Hogwarts Castle. He attended the Start-of-Term Feast in 1991, and later joined a group of ghost carollers singing Christmas at Hogwarts later that year.

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Notes and references

  1. Paul Marc Davis's castingcallpro profile
  2. The term "Cavalier" was used to name supporters of the Royalist cause during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms (1642 – c. 1679).
  3. Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey
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