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The Grey Lady

Still image of the Grey Lady from the Hogwarts Ghosts portraits

The mysterious and shy ghost of Ravenclaw Tower, who hides a deep secret.


Grey Lady fact file


Full Name

Helena Ravenclaw

House

Ravenclaw

Parents

Rowena Ravenclaw (mother)

Death

Stabbed by the Bloody Baron

'Furious at my refusal, jealous of my freedom, he stabbed me.'


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

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The secret lives of the Hogwarts ghosts


Binns teaches the class about the Chamber of Secrets

Hogwarts Ghosts

By J.K. Rowling


Guests dancing at Nearly Headless Nick's deathday party

Ghosts

By J.K. Rowling


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The lost diadem


The Great Hall at Halloween with the ghosts

The best-loved ghosts at Hogwarts


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Nick, you’ve got to help me. Who’s the ghost of Ravenclaw Tower?


Harry Potter

‘Please: I need some help. I need to know anything you can tell me about the lost diadem.’


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

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The Hogwarts ghosts