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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    05.15 Important info for all students and professors!
    05.06 Activity Check underway; end of year approaching.
    04.29 It's gonna be May.
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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~
    May 1887
    05.01 - 05.31 Posting Wizard
    May Writing Challenge
    05.06 Quidditch: Ravenclaw vs. Hufflepuff
    05.20 House Quidditch Final
    05.30 Annual Hogwarts Coming Out Ball
    And More!
     
        
     
    Cordelia Burke
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    In Character
    Full Name: Cordelia Grey Burke
    Nicknames: Delia, Cora
    Birthdate: 1 January 1866
    Current Age: 19
    Occupation: Debutante #sorrynotsorry
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: At the family estate in Bath, England
    Hogwarts House: Slytherin Alumna
    Wand: Yew, 11", rigid, dragon heartstring
    Blood Status: Pureblood
    Social Class: Upper Class
    Family: 
    Charles Horatio Burke; father; b. 1826
    Augusta Theodora Burke née _____ ; mother; b. 1830

    Kingsley Abraham Burke; brother; b. 1848
    ---- Eleanore Burke née Goyle; sister-in-law; b. 1856
    ---- Herbert “Harry” Octavius Burke; nephew; b. 1876
    ---- Peter Harold Burke; nephew; b. 1878
    ---- Camilla Diana Burke; niece; b. 1881
    ---- Annabel Burke; niece; b. 1886
    Helena Burke, Sister (b. 1852-1852); died at birth
    Daniel Henry Burke; brother; b. 1860
    Drusilla Renata Travres née Burke; sister; b. 1858
    ---- Zachariah Travers; Husband (b. 1850)
    ---- Thaddeus Travers; nephew (1883-1883); stillborn
    ---- Domenic Travers; nephew (1886-1886); survived first 3 mos.
    Appearance:
    Cordelia stands about 5' 3 1/2" with blonde hair, angled features and piercing blue eyes. Her hair is usually up in the typical fashionable style, and she never wears clothes from the previous season. She favors the color gold, which is often woven into the fabric she's wearing or in the ribbons she wears in her hear. Cordelia's right handed.
    History:
    1865 | Cordelia is born to Augusta and Charles Burke. She is the youngest with two older brothers and one older sister.

    1867 | Cordelia is chasing one of her older brothers around the house and she trips and breaks her mother's favorite vase. It would have fallen on her had her older brother not experienced his first sign of magic and levitated her out of the way.

    1872 | Cordelia gets her first horse named Garnet and starts riding independently. Eventually she helps her father break in the young horses, despite her mother's protests that its not lady - like.

    1875 | During the summer when a horse escapes from the barn, Cordelia shows her first sign of magic in the form of making the field gates close before the horse can escape the estate. Shortly afterwards, she gets her Hogwarts acceptance letter. The following fall at Hogwarts she's sorted into Slytherin. She immediately makes close friends and climbs to the top of her class. Despite being gifted at horseback riding, she doesn't take to flying the same way, though she likes to watch the games. She doesn't exactly approve of women becoming professional Quidditch players.

    1880 | Cordelia is disappointed when she's not made prefect, but she quickly bounces back when she learns that her horse back home has given birth. Her father sends her photos, refusing to allow her home to see it and insisting she finish her studies. Cordelia's spirits are quickly dampened, but she listens to her father, following through with her studies.

    1885 | The past few seasons haven't been the best for Cordelia and she hears that her parents are thinking of an arranged marriage.
    Personality:
    Lady-like – intelligent – cold – prejudiced – rather out of touch with her feelings – spoiled – privileged – superstitious

    It's cookie-cutter, but I'll fix it as she develops xD
    Sample Roleplay Post: [At least a paragraph.]
    Out of Character
    Name: Lady
    Age: 21
    Contact: Skype or PM Aurelia Herondale
    Other Characters: See CML
    How did you hear about us?: Boo.
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    — 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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