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"You might belong in Gryffindor, Where dwell the brave at heart, Their daring, nerve and chivalry, Set Gryffindors apart"
The Sorting Hat[src]


[edit] Gryffindor House

The Gryffindor House crest

One of the four Hogwarts Houses, named after Godric Gryffindor. Gryffindor house values bravery and loyalty. The house ghost is Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington, generally known (to his displeasure) as Nearly-Headless Nick. Its house colours are red and gold and its mascot is a lion. The Head of House is the Transfiguration professor, Minerva McGonagall. The Quidditch team is the Gryffindor Quidditch Team.

[edit] About

Founder: Godric Gryffindor

House Colours: Scarlet and Gold

Animal: Lion

Traits: daring, bravery, courage, chivalry, self-sacrifice.

Common Room: Gryffindor Tower

Ghost: Nearly Headless Nick

Head of House: Professor McGonagall

[edit] Common Room

The common room can be found behind the portrait of The Fat Lady and can only be accessed by giving her the correct password. The password changes regularly and is sometimes reflective of current holidays or circumstances. The common room is in a tall tower, and is very large. It has two staircases that lead to the girls' and boys' dormitories. It also has a fireplace and comfy chairs and many gryffindors use it as a place to relax or study.

[edit] Notable/Known Gryffindors

Euan Abercrombie

Katie Bell

Sirius Black

Lavender Brown

Ritchie Coote

Colin Creevey

Dennis Creevey

Albus Dumbledore

Seamus Finnigan

Hermione Granger

Godric Gryffindor

Rubeus Hagrid

Angelina Johnson

Lee Jordan

Neville Longbottom

Remus Lupin

Mary McDonald

Natalie McDonald

Minerva McGonagall

Cormac McLaggen

Nearly-Headless Nick

Parvati Patil

Jimmy Peakes

Peter Pettigrew

Harry Potter

James Potter

Lily Potter

Demelza Robins

Jack Sloper

Alicia Spinnet

Dean Thomas

Arthur Weasley

Bill Weasley

Charlie Weasley

Fred Weasley

George Weasley

Ginny Weasley

Molly Weasley

Percy Weasley

Ron Weasley

Oliver Wood

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