Charming is a Victorian Era Harry Potter roleplay set primarily in the village of Hogsmeade, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the non-canon village of Irvingly. Characters of all classes, both magical and muggle — and even non-human! — are welcome.

With a member driven story line, monthly games and events, and a friendly and drama-free community focused on quality over quantity, the only thing you can be sure of is fun!
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    News
    01.11 I've got a bit of a reputation...
    01.06 AC underway, and a puzzle to solve!
    01.01 Happy new year! Have some announcements of varying importance.
    12.31 Enter the Winter Labyrinth if you dare!
    12.23 Professional Quidditch things...
    12.21 New stamp!
    12.20 Concerning immortality
    12.16 A heads up that the Secret Swap deadline is fast approaching!
    12.14 Introducing our new Minister of Magic!
    12.13 On the first day of Charming, Kayte gave to me...
    12.11 Some quick reminders!
    12.08 Another peek at what's to come...
    12.05 It's election day! OOC, at least.
    12.04 We have our PW winners for November!
    12.02 New Skins! In less exciting news, the AC is underway.
    11.27 AC Saturday and election next week!
    11.21 A glimpse at post-move changes.
    11.13 This news is not at all big. Do not bother with it.
     
        
     
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    #2
    Ursula Lucetta Black
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    September 10th, 1881 — Impromptu Infant
    — In which spawn is announced.
    December 30th, 1881 — Obituaries
    — In which spawn is announced dead.
    May 5th, 1882 — Letter To The Editor
    — In which Ursula expresses her displeasure at being drafted and blames people.
    May 12th, 1882 — An Utmost Respectable Match
    — In which Ursula is quoted on her brother's engagement.
    June 2nd, 1882 — Minister Or Murderer?
    — In which Ursula blames Darcy Potter for her splinched titties and miscarriage.
    June 29th, 1882 — Scandal In A Pureblood Family
    — In which Ursula expresses her disgust at Isla eloping.
    January 12th, 1883 — Letter To The Editor
    — In which Ursula fancies herself a geneticist and shows off her elitist views.
    February 8th, 1883 — The Headmaster's Legacy
    — In which Phineas II is announced.
    December 21st, 1884 — The Quidditch League Holiday Ball!
    — In which Witch Weekly lets everyone know Ursula was totally there.
    January 17th, 1885 — Misfortune For Mrs. Black
    — In which Ursula blames everyone and their crup for miscarrying and pretends she was sad about it when really she's more likely to be contemplating what staircase she'll throw herself down next time she gets knocked up.
    February 8th, 1885 — All The Little Joys And Tragedies Of Hogsmeade
    — Dead Babies.
    April 26th, 1885 — Notable April Birthdays
    — In which Witch Weekly is the only one to really appreciate her birthday.
    July 15th, 1885 — House Of Lytton's Under The Sea Ball: The Most Dashing Looks!
    — In which Witch Weekly boosts her already ample ego.
    August 16th, 1885 — The Marvelous Madam Black
    — In which Witch Weekly stokes her ego some more by flattering her hostess skills.
    July 17th, 1886 — Fact or Fiction? You Decide!
    — In which Witch Weekly suggests Ursula was skulking about the Ministry for unknown purposes.
    April 23rd, 1887 — Clubs of Magical Britain series Social Clubs: Part 2 - Ladies Clubs
    — In which Witch Weekly references Ursula as a member of The Lady Morgana.
    May 7th, 1887 — Fashion Faux Pas At Madam Black's Birthday Ball!
    — In which Witch Weekly lets everyone know that she was wearing the same dress as Hannah Pettigrew at her birthday party. This issue was probably balled up and thrown across the room.

    Rumors —
    Circulated After April 26th, 1883 — Rumor Mill
    “I saw the Headmaster's wife, Mrs. Black, in Padmore Park yesterday looking quite distraught and dressed as though someone had died! Has there been a tragedy in the Black family?”
    Circulated After February 24th, 1884 — Rumor Mill
    “I heard Ursula Black spilled a whole pot of tea on herself today at The Lady Morgana! I haven't seen her about in a long while, I was starting to wonder if she had died! Although, judging by the account I heard, she doesn't look far off from it. Perhaps she's caught consumption?”
    Circulated After April 2nd, 1884 — Rumor Mill
    “Did you hear? Mrs. Scott went to see Mrs. Black, and apparently the headmaster's wife has completely cracked! I heard she was shaking like a leaf and looking at things that weren't there.”
    Circulated After January 11th, 1885 — Rumor Mill
    “My brother says Mrs. Black fell down a flight of stairs at the Ministry! Apparently it looked quite bad.”
    Circulated After February 3rd, 1885 — Rumor Mill
    “I saw Madam Black at the hospital the other day and her hair had taken on a shocking yellow hue! How dreadful, only women of questionable morals would alter their hair so. Although, I suppose she was wearing a very conservative hat and she was on the Spell Damage floor... It was probably an accident. How terribly amusing!”

    Additional Information —
    — Prior marriage, Ursula's last name was Flint.

    #3
    Antigone Lorelei Lestrange
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    June 6th, 1882 — Lestrange And Baudelaire Betrothed
    — In which Tig's betrothal is announced.
    July 16th, 1885 — Lestrange And Baudelaire Wed
    — In which Tig's marriage is announced.
    June 19th, 1886 — A Grand Re-Opening
    — In which Witch Weekly announces she has won second prize in Montague's House of Flowers prize draw.
    April 30th, 1887 — News Around Town
    — In which Witch Weekly informs everyone she passed out at a ball.

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — Formerly Antigone Baudelaire.
    #4
    Tessa Eleonor Van Patten
    Reputation Level 1

    Articles —
    November 13th, 1884 — Tea For The Town
    — In which Tessa reveals her teashop plans under a more respectable alias.

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — Tessa was a prostitute and now runs a luxury brothel. She ran a less luxurious one in the Slums (Maison de Vénus) until September 1883.
    — Respectable women are not likely to know her or recognize her but any man that has visited her brothel and slum folk who would have been near it are likely to.
    — She has an illegitimate daughter and an illegitimate son, the latter is not as likely to be known about as she doesn't flash about his existence.

    #5
    Mariana Iris Macnair
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    January 3rd, 1883 — Serial Killer Strikes Again
    — In which it is revealed Mariana managed to narrowly escape the Hogsmeade Slasher.
    January 7th, 1885 — Bonny New Year Baby
    — In which Mariana is revealed to have finally gotten female spawn.
    February 25th, 1885 — The Mastication Of The Macnair Twins
    — In which it is announced that Agrimony and Betony are very deceased.
    August 30th, 1885 — The Admirable Alumnus Of Hogwarts School For Witchcraft And Wizardry
    — In which Witch Weekly celebrates her former hospital position.

    Rumors —
    Circulated Around May, 1885 — Rumor Mill
    “I heard that Mrs. Macnair was spotted in the Jinxed Jackrabbit, drinking a bit! She must not be taking the death of her daughter well...”

    Additional Information —
    — Mariana's last name was Lestrange prior to marriage.
    — Mariana worked at Hogsmeade Hospital and before that St. Mungo's while married with young children, an abnormal and frowned upon practice amongst the upper class.
    — Mariana is eccentric and not very interested in keeping up social appearances.

    #6
    Petra Nikolaevna Sleptova
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    June 12th, 1886 — Tales from the Coming Out Ball!
    — In which Witch Weekly thoroughly embarrasses Pet by telling everyone she spoke to a man.
    August 7th, 1886 — Facts About Hogwarts' New Head Boy And Head Girl!
    — In which Witch Weekly announces she is Head Girl and gives a little background info on her.
    May 28th, 1887 — The Great Debut Approaches: Lovely Ladies Joining Society This Season (Part Two)
    — In which Witch Weekly reminds the world about Pet's glass eye and consider her hurling prospects.

    Rumors —
    Circulated After January 5th, 1886 — Rumor Mill
    “Miss Mohr must be having trouble in Defense Against the Dark Arts--I heard she was shouting about Professor Sleptov in the library. Then she apparently shouted at Miss Sleptova, too, after she told her off.”
    Circulated After March 9th, 1887 — Rumor Mill
    “Did you hear about that incident at the Ravenclaw table? The Head Girl's eye fell out! That would definitely put me off of my meal.”

    Additional Information —


    #7
    Marcella June Weasley
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    June 27th, 1883 — Catch That Sni- Baby
    — In which Celery is reported to have almost spawned at the World Cup.

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — Her last name was Longbottom before she married.
    — Marcie was upper class until 1880, when she married a man from the middle class.

    #8
    November Lamentina Malfoy
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    January 1st, 1884 — An Icy Incident
    — In which Nova is reported to have survived falling through ice.
    March 21st, 1885 — Two Houses Alike In Dignity
    — In which Nova's engagement to Gaius Malfoy is announced.
    August 21st, 1886 — Gossip and goings on!
    — In which Witch Weekly announces her timely spawning.

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — Before marriage she was November Crouch.
    — Nova failed three debutante seasons before catching herself a fiancé.

    #9
    Casper Gilbert Darrow
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    April 2nd, 1884 — Darrow For Minister
    — In which it is announced that Casper is running for Minister, much to the great amusement of those who know him.
    May 31st, 1884 — Promotion For Casper Darrow
    — In which Casper's promotion is announced and he tries to look really suave.
    June 27th, 1885 — A Midsummer Night's Dream
    — In which Witch Weekly tells everyone he's in the play.
    January 29th, 1887 — Get To Know Mr. Darrow, Head of the Accidental Magic Reversal Squad!
    — In which Witch Weekly reminds everyone that he still exists after the election.
    April 22nd, 1887 — Accidental Magic Reversal Squad Blunder
    — In which the Daily Prophet shames Casper for letting a kid die.

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —


    #10
    Frances Demelza Crabbe
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    May 15th, 1884 — Child Trampled By Carriage
    — In which it is revealed that Franny was a neglectful mother and let her only child get stampeded like Mufasa.
    January 14th, 1885 — Mrs. Crabbe In Critical Condition
    — In which Frances has been poisoned by her Lady's Maid. That's what you get for taking untested fertility potions.
    January 28th, 1885 — Murderous Maid Meets Painful End
    — In which Frances is announced cured from poison and her former Lady's Maid is splattered to bits on a sheet of magical ice.
    September 11th, 1886 — Red Hair! Fashion or Folly?
    — In which Witch Weekly nominate Frances as the best redhead. #ThemPrewettGenes
    February 5th, 1887 — Rumor Has It!
    — In which Witch Weekly question the state of Franny's marriage.

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — She was originally Frances Prewett and then marriage.
    — One of the many crotchfruits of Harriet Prewett. Tragically devoid of the EXTREME fertility gene.

    #11
    Dyllis Olga Perkins
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    August 14th, 1886 — Who Wore It Best? Ministry Edition!
    — In which Witch Weekly suggests Dyllis started a spectacle trend.

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —

    #12
    Herschel Ebeneezer Arthur Dawlish
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —
    November 28th, 1884 — The Ministry's Most Eligible Employees
    — In which Witch Weekly pimps Herschel to the older women, much to his displeasure.
    May 17th, 1885 — Meet The New Chief Warlock
    — In which Witch Weekly lets everyone know about Herschel's super sexy promotion.
    June 5th, 1886 — Ten Facts about the alluring Mr. Herschel Dawlish!
    — In which Witch Weekly essentially pimps him to the female population and simultaneously strokes his ancient ego.

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — There was a scandal in 1870 where Herschel was caught doing the nasty with some other dude's wife and people found out. Society, as a whole, has moved on now.

    #13
    Brutus Manlius Kettleburn
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —


    #14
    Armando Alexander Dippet
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — Armando's last wife ran off with another man, however, that was in 1722 and he never talks about it so unless your character was living at the time, they probably wouldn't know.

    #15
    Questor Spryly
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — Spryly is an orphan of unknown origins and has been taken in by a broomstick maker.

    #16
    Wilfrieda Prunella Vaisey
    Reputation Level 5

    Articles —

    Rumors —

    Additional Information —
    — Frieda's maiden name is Flint.



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