Shacklebolt was the surname of a pure-blood wizarding family.

The Shacklebolts were included in the Pure-Blood Directory (published anonymously in Britain, although widely believed to have been authored by Cantankerus Nott), which listed them as one of the twenty-eight truly pure-blood families (the so-called 'Sacred Twenty-Eight').[1] Given Kingsley's personality and fraternisation with those considered "Blood traitors", he (and possibly his family) presumably deplored his family's inclusion on the list.

Among the family members was Kingsley Shacklebolt, an Auror active during the Second Wizarding War who rose to the position of Minister for Magic in the late 1990s. He was the only member of the family alive, at least as known to the Ministry, by 1997.[2]


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