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(JKR says that it was unlikely that he would have a witch daughter. so that must mean he is a squib because if he was a wizard it would have been very likely for him to have a witch daughter.)
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A male '''second cousin''' of [[Molly Weasley]] (née [[Prewett family|Prewett]]) became a stockbroker, because of being a [[Squib]]. [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] told [[Harry Potter]] that this man is never spoken of by the [[Weasley family]].<ref>''Philosopher's Stone,'' Chapter 6</ref>
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A male '''second cousin''' of [[Molly Weasley]] (née [[Prewett family|Prewett]]) became a stockbroker, suggesting that he is either a [[Squib]], or a [[Wizards|wizard]] who renounced the magical world. [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] told [[Harry Potter]] that this man is never spoken of by the [[Weasley family]].<ref>''Philosopher's Stone,'' Chapter 6</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==

Revision as of 02:05, December 12, 2009

A male second cousin of Molly Weasley (née Prewett) became a stockbroker, suggesting that he is either a Squib, or a wizard who renounced the magical world. Ron Weasley told Harry Potter that this man is never spoken of by the Weasley family.[1]

Behind the scenes

  • J. K. Rowling revealed on her website that in an early draft of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, this character was married to a Muggle woman, and, against all expectation, had fathered a daughter who was a witch, Mafalda. Although he had previously been rude to Mr. and Mrs. Weasley, when he learned that Mafalda would be attending Hogwarts, he and his wife were to have sought the Weasley family's help in introducing her to wizarding culture.[2]
  • The information on Rowling's website states that Molly's second cousin was a stockbroker. This conflicts with the profession given by Ron Weasley in Philosopher's Stone.[2] However, it is possible that Ron being unfamiliar with the muggle world was merely incorrect.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 6
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mafalda and her family at J.K. Rowling Official Site
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