Thunderbird was one of the four houses at Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in North America.[1] It was named after the magical creature of the same name

Thunderbird House was sometimes considered to represent the soul of a witch or wizard. It was also said that Thunderbird favoured adventurers.[2]

Thunderbird was named by Chadwick Boot, one of the adopted sons of Isolt Sayre, founder of Ilvermorny.[3]

History

In 1926, Thunderbird received 289 House points, the lowest of all four houses, but won the Excellence in Runes Cup and Transfiguration Tournament.[4]

Known Thunderbirds

Name Period Attending Ilvermorny Notes
Chadwick Boot c. 1629 - 1636 One of the original two students. Founded and named the house after his favourite animal.
Porpentina Goldstein c. 1912 - 1919 MACUSA Auror. Newton Scamander's wife.

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Notes and references

Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Ilvermorny Houses
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Namesake Founders
Isolt Sayre · Webster Boot · Chadwick Boot · James Steward
Subjects offered
Arithmancy · Charms · Creature Care · Defence Against the Dark Arts · Potions · Study of Ancient Runes · Transfiguration · Xylomancy
Ilvermorny staff
Agilbert Fontaine · Eulalie Hicks · Rionach Steward · William
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