Why is Harry Potter’s Family Rich? JK Rowling Answers

Linfred was a vague and absent-minded fellow whose Muggle neighbours often called upon his medicinal services…His reputation as a well-meaning eccentric served Linfred well, for behind closed doors he was able to continue the series of experiments that laid the foundation of the Potter family’s fortune.


Fans of the wizarding world of Harry Potter from Coventry and Warwickshire have been relishing every scrap of news from JK Rowling’s universe since the book series ended – and they are soon to get their hands on a new story for FREE! He went on to create several remedies and potions, including the Skele-gro (Harry used the very same potion in “The Chamber of Secrets” when Professor Lockhart accidentally made Harry’s bones disappear).

Check out the essay for more details, and let’s hope Rowling isn’t finished examining Harry’s family tree. As the only son, James inherited the family’s Invisibility Cloak, one of the Deathly Hallows. It was their outspoken support of Muggles that largely contributed to the Potter family’s exclusion from the “Sacred Twenty-Eight”, a list of the British families that were still “truly pure-blood” by the 1930s.

It’s been revealed that Henry [Harry] Potter’s son was the one to invent Sleekeazy’s Hair Potion, which is how our Harry Potter had so much gold stacked up in his vault at Gringotts. “None of them realised that Linfred’s wonderful cures for pox and ague were magical; they all thought him a harmless and lovable old chap, pottering about in his garden with all his amusing plants”. “From this time on, the cloak was handed down to the eldest in each new generation”. USA Today noted that the most notable improvement of the site was that it was redesigned for mobile use.

The Pottermore Correspondent (TPC) explained why the new website was relaunched.


Titled The Potter Family, the article on the official Harry Potter fansite, Pottermore, has the author talking about how the Potter family owe their existence and surname to a 12th century wizard, Linfred of Stinchcombe.

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