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Lily Potter née Evans
Biographical information
Born

30 January, 1960[1]

Died

31 October, 1980[1]

Blood status

Muggle-born[2]

Marital status

Married[3]

Title(s)

Head Girl[3]

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Female

Hair colour

Red[4]

Eye colour

Green[4]

Family information
Family members
Magical characteristics
Patronus

Doe[5]

Affiliation
Occupation

Unemployed[6]

House

Gryffindor[2]

Lily Potter (née Evans) (30 January, 1960 - 31 October, 1980[1]) was a muggle-born witch, the wife of James Potter and the mother of Harry Potter[3].

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Even at an extremely young age, Lily exhibited signs of magic such as jumping across very wide rivers[7] and opening and closing a flower's petals with her fingers flat and the flower sitting in her open palm[2].

The Evans family lived in Cokeworth[7], as did Severus, Eileen and Tobias Snape[2]. Severus was the one who explained to Lily that she was a witch, and taught her nearly everything she knew of the wizarding world[7].

Later lifeEdit

Lily and James agreed to meet up with her sister and brother-in-law, Petunia and Vernon Dursley, sometime throughout the Dursleys' engagement at a restaurant[7]. This did not go well, James being amused by Vernon and Vernon trying (and failing) to humiliate James[7]. The end result was that the Dursleys stormed angrily out, while Lily cried and James, ashamed, promised to make things up at the next opportunity.

Although Lily was invited to her sister's wedding, she was refused the position of bridesmaid, which hurt her feelings badly[7]. Indeed, the Dursleys refused to attend James and Lily's wedding and the last piece of correspondence between the sisters was the letter announcing Harry's birth[7].

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Chapter Sixteen - Godric's Hollow)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Chapter Thirty-Three - The Prince's Tale)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Chapter Four - The Keeper of the Keys)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Chapter Twenty-Eight - Snape's Worst Memory)
  5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Chapter Thirty-Six - The Flaw in the Plan)
  6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Chapter Two - Aunt Marge's Big Mistake)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 Pottermore - New From J. K. Rowling (Vernon & Petunia Dursley)

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