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Emilia Wright for Jude Wright. Casually alienating offspring since 18882.
Separating was also not a great idea, though they weren't doing great at staying together anyway. If she were to volunteer to be the human sacrifice.. well... Hogsmeade had plenty of debutantes anyway...

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Transfiguration Professor

95 year old Pureblood
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Violet Wiltingham
“I do hope I’m interrupting something.”

Full Name: Violet Elizabeth Wiltingham

Nickname(s): Vi

Birthdate: December 1st, 1792

Age: 95

Occupation: Transfiguration Professor

Blood Status: Pureblood

Residence: A house in both Ballymena, Ireland, and Hogsmeade.

Hogwarts House: Slytherin

Wand: Fir, Phoenix Feather core, 13", stern.

  • Harold Wiltingham (father), b. 1701, d. 1808.
  • Marigold Wiltingham née Craw (mother), b. 1704, d. 1820.

Professor Wiltingham isn't much a woman, but rather, an aged vulture. She carries herself in a proud demeanour, her chin almost always lifted into the air, no matter the strength nor coldness of the wind. As a girl, her hair was a deep red, but in her age, it's changed into a chilly grey, reflecting her rather piercing and inspective eye.

Standing at roughly 5'9", Violet is often swathed in robes of mauve, almost always topped with a shawl or scarf. While some might assume her cane is a requirement of old age, she actually is tasked with it due to an unfortunate quidditch match from her youth. Stored inside her cane is her wand, which she uses with her right-hand, while she writes with her left.

Being that she is an Irish wolfhound animagus, when she was younger she looked a bit odd; an auburn-haired Irish wolfhound, after all, is quite rare. Though, now that she is older, her fur matches her age, and breed.

Raised by a pair of rather snobbish parents, Violet was a bookish girl who only found herself being social when in the presence of a librarian or professor. She has always preferred the company of a book or quill. Often times she herself is seen as a bit of a prude or unnaturally detached, but in truth she has a bit more to her than that.

Despite her strong and rather elitist exterior, Violet is a rather sweet women who is, in short, a childless mother. After spending a great deal of her life as a proud and almost misandristic woman, she regretted her decision not to marry and have a child, or in the least, adopt. But, in a way, she did manage to satisfy that crave for a child's affection, by living a life with various cats and one very, very old bulldog named Cuthbert.

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  • ❧ Violet is an Irish wolfhound animagus; she accomplished this feat at seventeen, under the close eye of her then-transfiguration professor.
  • ❧ Violet's patronus is an iguana, representing her insightful, calm and wise qualities.
  • ❧ She is an accomplished writer, in both the educational fields and romance novels, though the latter is secret.
  • ❧ Wiltingham's favourite tea is Russian Caravan Black Tea and she has an overly tender love for tartan, sweets and gardening. Her favourite sweets are the pumpkin-flavoured Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans, and has been known to up grades for them in the past.

  • Transfiguration, the Thoroughly Trying Textbook, 1819.
  • Transfiguration: The Vices of Vanishment, 1820.
  • Transfiguration: The Art of Conjuration, 1821.
  • Transfiguration: A History of Terrible Accidents, 1823.
  • The History of Transfiguration & its Teachers, 1825.
  • Transfiguration, the Thoroughly Trying Textbook II, 1830.
  • Conjuration: An Introduction, 1831.
  • Conjuration: The Definitive Guide, 1834.
  • An Illustrated Guide to Transfiguration, 1836.
  • Transfiguration, the Thoroughly Trying Textbook III, 1840.
  • The Transfigurationist's Encyclopaedia Vol. I, 1845.
  • The Transfigurationist's Encyclopaedia Vol. II, 1847.
  • The Transfigurationist's Encyclopaedia Vol. III, 1848.
  • The Transfigurationist's Encyclopaedia Vol. IV, 1849.
  • The Transfigurationist's Encyclopaedia Vol. V, 1850.
  • Ireland: A History of the Emerald Isle's Own Transfigurationists, 1852.
  • The Key to Change: An Animagus' Guide, 1854.
  • Animagi: A History, Vol. I, 1855
  • Animagi: A History, Vol. II, 1856
  • Animagi: A History, Vol. III, 1857.
  • The Art of Transfiguration Across the Globe, 1860.
  • The Transfigurationist's Encyclopaedia Vol. VI, 1861.
  • Furry Teacups: A Tutor's Guide to the Teaching of Transfiguration to Teens, 1864.
  • Disentangling the Demanding Disquisitions of a Transfigurationist, 1886.
  • Transfiguration: The Encyclopaedia of Effective and Error-free Incantations, 1888.
  • The Witches of Transfiguration: The Greatest of the Age, 1888.
  • 1792, born. Ireland.
  • 1793, at the young age of only a year, Violet expresses a remarkably early spurt of magic by setting her mother's carpet aflame.
  • 1804, Violet attends Hogwarts School and is sorted into Slytherin House, like her father. Her mother was sorted into Ravenclaw.
  • 1809, Violet is appointed Slytherin Prefect. Harold Wiltingham dies.
  • 1811, Violet is appointed Head Girl.
  • 1814, after three year of travel, payed for by her father as a gift from his will, Violet returns to Ireland.
  • 1815, upon her return, Wiltingham is appointed as secretary to the Department Head of the Magical Accidents and Catastrophes.
  • 1819, Wiltingham submits her educational book Transfiguration, the Thoroughly Trying Textbook to Obscurus Books in Diagon Alley. She uses the initials H.V. Wiltingham, upon request of the publisher.
  • 1821, her text receives three educational awards and is put upon several required reading lists from various institutions, Hogwarts School included.
  • 1830, Violet has by this time retired from her job in the ministry and now uses grants and cheques from the Department of Magical Education to fuel her research.
  • 1857, Wiltingham has become a house-hold name in the dwellings of Transfiguration enthusiasts. She has published seventeen texts, four of which carry the Hogwarts stamp of approval and were added to a list of awarded pieces of educational literature.
  • 1879, Violet discovers the past-time of writing and reading frilly romances. She publishes her first fiction novel Bartemus' Quarrel: A Wizard's Passion. Embarrassed by her racy pen-work, Violet uses the pen-name of M.E. Quille.
  • 1886, upon invitation from the Hogwarts Board of Governors, Wiltingham accepts the position of Transfiguration professor.
  • 1886, Violet publishes her latest textbook, Disentangling the Demanding Disquisitions of a Transfigurationist.
  • 1887, August, Violet purchases a small home in the Wellingstonshire District of Hogsmeade. In addition to this new house, Violet still owns a house in Ireland, as well as her own private living quarters at Hogwarts school.
  • 1887, August, Violet is plagued with an unfortunate illness, effectively forcing her into an immediate retirement.
  • 1888, January, Professor Wiltingham returns to Hogwarts School as the Professor of Transfiguration after being restored to full health following a considerable amount of time spent in London, at St. Mungo's. She publishes her latest textbook: Transfiguration: The Encyclopaedia of Effective and Error-free Incantations.
  • You likely know that Professor Wiltingham is both a celebrated author and transfigurationist, and despite her sex, is widely revered amongst her peers. For much of the beginning of her career, she was only known as H.V. Wiltingham, though by 1860 most knew of her true name and gender.
  • You likely know that Professor Wiltingham is definitely a force to be reckoned with and that she is a stern educator, and easily flustered.
  • You might know that Professor Wiltingham is very biased when it comes to her students; she favours Slytherins over most.
  • You might know that Professor Wiltingham can easily be won over by ego-stroking, gifts (more specifically Bernie Bott's jellybeans) and asking her about her latest book.
  • You probably don't know that, despite her cold and condescending demeanour, she is very much a maternal woman and fond of children.
  • You absolutely don't know that Violet, who is a renowned prude and hates any sort of sexual innuendo, writes romance novels with very socially unacceptable themes, including cross-species breeding.
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