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Yaxley was the surname of a pure-blood wizarding family, and one of the Sacred Twenty-Eight. They were related to the Black and Flint families, and more distantly to the Gamp, Burke, Bulstrode, Longbottom. Weasley, and Crouch families.[4]

Family members

Main family

Wizard(s) Notes
Lysandra Black née Yaxley Wife of Arcturus Black II, mother of Cedrella Weasley née Black, Callidora Longbottom née Black and Charis Crouch née Black
Yaxley Wizard living in 1920s
Yaxley's wife Wife of Yaxley.
Corban Yaxley Death Eater,[1] and former head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement when Lord Voldemort was in control of the Ministry of Magic[2][5]

Relatives by marriage

Wizard(s) Notes
Arcturus Black II Husband of Lysandra Yaxley, father of Cedrella Weasley née Black, Callidora Longbottom née Black and Charis Crouch née Black

Distant relatives

Wizard(s) Notes
Callidora Black Daughter of Lysandra Yaxley and Arcturus Black and sister of Cedrella and Charis.
Cedrella Black Daughter of Lysandra Yaxley and Arcturus Black and sister of Callidora and Charis.
Charis Black Daughter of Lysandra Yaxley and Arcturus Black and sister of Callidora and Cedrella.
Harfang Longbottom's son Grandson of Lysandra Yaxley.
Harfang Longbottom's daughter Granddaughter of Lysandra Yaxley.
Arthur Weasley Grandson of Lysandra Yaxley.
Arthur Weasley's brothers Grandsons of Lysandra Yaxley.
Caspar Crouch's son Grandson of Lysandra Yaxley.
Caspar Crouch's daughters Granddaughters of Lysandra Yaxley.

Etymology

Yaxley is the name of two English villages, one in Cambridgeshire and one in Suffolk.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 27 (The Lightning-Struck Tower)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 1 (The Dark Lord Ascending)
  3. Horace Slughorn claimed that all Blacks have been in Slytherin in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 4 (Horace Slughorn).
  4. Black family tree
  5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 13 (The Muggle-Born Registration Commission)
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