Questions tagged [minerva-mcgonagall]

For questions about Professor Minerva McGonagall, the head of Gryffindor House at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter series. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag.

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Who is the Professor McGonagall in The Crimes of Grindelwald?

Spoilers Ahead. If you haven't watched Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald yet, please do not read further. According to this and many other such fan pages, Minerva McGonagall, Harry's ...
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What would you do if you were Headmaster or Headmistress of Hogwarts? [closed]

What would you do if you were Headmaster or Headmistress? :)
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How could McGonagall control the family cat?

From Pottermore: Isobel later told her daughter that she had displayed small, but unmistakable, signs of magic from her earliest hours. Toys that had been left on upper shelves were found in her ...
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How did Professor McGonagall know that Augusta Longbottom failed Charms?

In the Half Blood Prince during the chapter where Harry finds the Potions book inscribed with the aforementioned title, Professor McGonagall states: "Take Charms and I shall drop Augusta a line ...
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How much did McGonagall know about Snape? [duplicate]

A follow-up question of What did Professor McGonagall know about the Order of the Phoenix? It seems that before the Battle of Hogwarts, McGonagall faced Snape in a brief battle. Snape escapes as a ...
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Why didn't McGonagall send only Parkinson to the dungeons?

It always struck me as odd that everyone's favorite house (Slytherin) were seen as not wanting to defend Hogwarts. Despite being sent to the dungeons, later in the movie some of them escaped and ...
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Why would Dumbledore and McGonagall carry Colin Creevey with their arms?

When Colin Creevey gets petrified in The Chamber Of Secrets, Harry sees Dumbledore and McGonagall bringing him in the hospital wing. He describes them as if they were carrying a statue. Why would ...
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Was Minerva McGonagall an unregistered animagus in 1981?

"How did you know it was me?" This is what Minerva says when Dumbledore reveals that he knows she was there... "Fancy seeing you here, Professor McGonagall." … She looked distinctly ruffled. ...
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Why was Minerva McGonagall at Privet Drive in Chapter One of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone? [duplicate]

I just began a reread and it seems odd that Prof. McGonagall was at Privet Drive--all day watching the Dursleys--yet did not seem to know that Dumbledore planned to leave Harry with the Dursleys. ...
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Why was Professor McGonagall sitting outside the Dursley's house?

Dumbledore gave her the news about the death of the Potters while they were sitting outside the Dursley's house. She had been watching the house all the previous day & into the night. So when she ...
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What did Professor McGonagall know about the Order of the Phoenix?

McGonagall was a trusted ally of Dumbledore in the cause against Voldemort. With this in mind, did she know about the plans and actions of the Order of the Phoenix? And did she know about