Pottermore Update Sheds Light on Harry’s Family Origins

Pottermore Update Sheds Light on Harry’s Family Origins

The highly anticipated relaunch for the Harry Potter series site Pottermore.com started off with a bang, as a new post by J.K. Rowling brought some revelatory info about everyone’s favorite wizarding family. In addition to news, quizzes, and a logo that would make the Daily Prophet blush, Rowling gave us a closer look at the Potter family tree. Image courtesy of Pottermore The post, titled “The Potter Family,” tells a story about the eponymous family’s lineage. The Potter family tree dates all the way back to the 12th century, with some seemingly mundane origins. Rowling writes: Linfred of Stinchcombe, a locally well-beloved and eccentric …