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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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
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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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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 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 ...