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!
  • Newbie Guide
  • Apps
  • Rules
  • Playbys
  • Policy
  • Buddy System
  • History Lists
  • Occupations
  • Census
  • Adoptables
  • Hogwarts '86
  • CML
  • The Daily Prophet Headlines
    04.22 Accidental Magic Reversal Squad Blunder
    04.19 Rogue Dementor In Southern England
    04.17 Snakes Slay Badgers
    04.05 Miss Pendergast Returns
    04.03 Miss Pendergast Missing!
    03.10 Pettigrew Found Unconscious
    Latest Witch Weekly
  • Daily Prophet
  • Witch Weekly
  • Lonely Threads
  • House Points
  • 1887
  • Events
  • New Posts
  • Map
  • Suggestions
  • Maintenance
  • Stamps
  • Documentation
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    04.17 We seem to be suffering a shortage of older students >.<
    04.09 A foul odour is plaguing Irvingly...
    04.02 Activity Check underway and other updates
    03.17 Students now have full access to their house skins!
    03.09 Changes to Student Clubs records
    03.01 Activity Check, new skins, and more!
    02.28 So you want to be a Wench?
    02.27 24 hours to submit a Spring banner!
    02.26 The staff team would like your SKINput on spring availability~
    April 1887
    04.01 - 04.30 Posting Wizard
    April Writing Challenge
    04.07 Padmore Picnic
    04.16 Quidditch: Hufflepuff vs. Slytherin
    04.21 - 04.23 Dueling Tournament
    And More!
    David Jennings
    In Character
    Full Name: Stephen David Jennings
    Nicknames: He goes exclusively by his middle name.
    Birthdate: March 3, 1855
    Current Age: 30 Years
    Occupation: Assistant Head of Artifact Incidents @ St. Mungo's
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Irvingly
    Hogwarts House: Gryffindor
    Wand: Laurel, 12 in., springy, Dragon Heartstring
    Blood Status: Technically Half-Blood, but says Muggleborn
    Social Class: Upper
    Father. Cecil Jennings b. 1829
    Mother. Brielle Jennings nee O'Shaughnessy b. 1836
    Brother. Robert Jennings b. 1858
    Brother. James Jennings b. 1860
    Sister. Nathalie Jennings b. 1861
    Sister. Annabeth Jennings b. 1865
    Standing at five feet six inches, David is of a relatively lean build. He has medium brown hair and blue eyes. His preference tends to be to wear muggle clothing as he feels more comfortable in it. He is right handed.
    1855. David is born the first child of Cecil and Brielle Jennings.

    1858. Robert is born. Babies are weird, and this is mostly as far as David's opinion goes until his brother becomes less droolly.

    1860. James is born.

    1861. Nathalie is born.

    1862. David displays his first sign of magic when he appears unharmed after falling down several stairs. He assumes it's a strange fluke and tries to be more careful in the future.

    1865. Annabeth is born.

    1866. A man comes and gives him some rather shocking news--he's a wizard! David doesn't know what to make of this, but he's allowed to attend the magic school that the man represents, so in September he's off to Hogwarts where he is sorted into Gryffindor. He makes an effort to be studious, wanting to make the most of the situation.

    1868. David chooses Arithmancy and Ancient Runes as his electives in his third year.

    1869. Robert leaves for Hogwarts.

    1871. David sits his OWLs and it seems his studying has paid off, as he achieves quite good grades. He chooses to continue on with Defense Against the Dark Arts, Transfiguration, Potions, Herbology, Charms and Ancient Runes.

    1873. David graduates, and uses his high NEWT grades to obtain an internship at St. Mungo's, in the Artifact Incidents ward. He proves to be as serious about his work as he was about his studies. In September, Nat leaves for Hogwarts and is sorted into Ravenclaw.

    1874. David becomes a full healer.

    1875. Robert graduates.

    1879. Nathalie graduates.

    1881. The Assistant Head position in his ward opens up and David is very pleased when he is promoted.

    1884. Late in the year, David learns the painful truth about his parentage--that Cecil Jennings isn't actually his father, or the father of Robert and Nat for that matter--from his mother, but agrees to keep quiet for the sake of the family. He has no desire to tell anyone, but he resents having to bear the burden at all. It also gives him a very irrational feeling of guilt that he tries to ignore.

    1885. Finding it increasingly difficult to remain at home, David decides to relocate to Irvingly. A recently jilted Nathalie decides to join him, and he's both glad for the company and still very uncomfortable. On the bright side, he quite likes Irvingly.
    • Hard-working
    • Honorable
    • Honest
    • Careful
    • Intelligent
    Sample Roleplay Post: No thank you.
    Out of Character
    Name: Steph
    Age: 27
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    Beautiful set by Bee!

    — You should be titled in a few moments. Please post with your new character in the Character Master List thread.

    — If you have a playby you would like to claim, you can go here.

    — Don't forget to record your character's past position(s) in our history records.

    — Not sure where to start? You can introduce yourself in a new topic here and fill out the plottage preferences form so people know what you're interested in.

    We also have a buddy system. If you are new to Charming, you will be contacted by your assigned buddy within 48 hours. Once initial contact is made, you can decide whether you'd like to continue to participate in the buddy system or if you'd prefer to figure things out on your own.

    Buddy System Leaders:
    Beanie @Cassius Lestrange
    Rosa @Gertrude Baker

    — Our Networking Forum is here. You can also hop in on a thread in our Lonely thread list or start an open thread of your own.

    — Don't forget to check out our Stamp Station for some extra fun!

    — We also have a member submitted and staff run Daily Prophet that reports on in character happenings. Check it out so you can see how it might effect your future plots.

    Thanks for deciding to join us, we hope you have a blast! :D
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    — Kayte isn't awesome at networking. Get in touch if you'd like a thread! —

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