Well-connected Potions master and founder of the Slug Club
Horace Slughorn fact file
By J.K. Rowling
Cedar and dragon heartstring, ten and a quarter inches, fairly flexible
Wizard father, witch mother (family one of the so-called 'Sacred Twenty-Eight')
Accomplished Occlumens, expert Potioneer, advanced self-transfiguration
The Slug Club, corresponding with famous ex-students, fine wines and confectionery
Slughorn sang plaintively: ‘And Odo the hero, they bore him back home...
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
by J.K. Rowling
Your mother was Muggle-born, of course. Couldn’t believe it when I found out. Thought she must have been pure-blood, she was so good.