After being cured by Slughorn, he then consumes poisoned mead (which Draco Malfoy actually intended for Dumbledore). However, during the last match, Ron plays better and wins the game and the Quidditch Cup for Gryffindor. Rowling in an interview said that she "really enjoyed writing the Ron/Lavender business, and the reason that was enjoyable was Ron up to this point has been quite immature compared to the other two, and he kind of needed to make himself worthy of Hermione....he had to grow up emotionally and now he's taken a big step up. Fictional character of Harry Potter series, The names "Thomas" and "Mary" Riddle are taken from the, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, "JKR quotes about Ron: Accio Quote!, the Largest Archive of J.K. Rowling quotes on the web". In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Ron is appointed a Gryffindor prefect, much to the surprise of himself and everyone else, especially Hermione, the other new prefect. [GoF Ch.23] Ron completely fails to get the hint and remains either in denial or oblivious to the pair's increasingly obvious feelings for each other. Ron's inferiority complex and need to prove himself are the main thrusts of his character arc. "It's my birthday … Having lost the Sword of Gryffindor to Griphook the goblin, Ron gets an idea to procure more Basilisk fangs and manages to speak enough Parseltongue to open the Chamber of Secrets, where Hermione destroys the Horcrux in Helga Hufflepuff's cup. [GoF Ch.7][GoF Ch.8] Ron is even more excited when Krum, still a student at the Durmstrang wizarding school, comes to Hogwarts to take part in the Triwizard Tournament, a magical wizarding tournament opposing the top three magic schools in Europe. Ron agrees to go with Harry and Hermione on the quest to destroy all of Voldemort's Horcruxes. Eventually, the trio returns to Hogwarts, hoping to find the last unknown Horcrux shown in Harry's vision. =) Purr.. [DH Ch.37] Though the epilogue does not explicitly say Ron and Hermione are married,[DH Ch.37] news articles and other sources treat it as a fact. [HBP Ch.17], On his birthday in March, Ron accidentally eats Amortentia-infused Chocolate Cauldrons (actually meant for Harry). He chases Scabbers to the Whomping Willow where he is grabbed by a large black dog and dragged into a tunnel hidden below the tree. In times of … Ron comes from a poor but well-respected Wizarding family. Ron and Harry then discover the entrance into the Chamber, and enter it in the hopes of saving Ginny Weasley, Ron's sister, who had been kidnapped and kept in the Chamber. Recipes: Rolled Sugar Cookies Marshmallow Fondant Yellow Birthday Cake Chocolate Buttercream. #FanFriday is the perfect way to cap off Ron Weasley’s birthday week. Ron becomes overcome with jealousy when he sees Hermione with her date: his former idol Krum. Ron Weasley remains unattached for the first three years of the series. [16] In 2003, Comic Relief performed a spoof story called Harry Potter and the Secret Chamberpot of Azerbaijan, in which Jennifer Saunders appeared as both Ron and J. K. Harry, the new Quidditch Captain, picks Ron to continue as Keeper for the Gryffindor Quidditch team, over competing candidate Cormac McLaggen who is equally-skilled but has difficulty with teamwork and following orders. Ron Weasley, best friend to Harry Potter and Hermione Granger, turns 37 this year.Born March 1, 1980, the youngest Weasley son grew up to be a Gryffindor, Quidditch Keeper, and essential member of the trio that brought down Voldemort and his Death Eaters. The rift is serious enough that the friends fail to make up for nearly a month. 29. "[1] Ron is inspired by Rowling's best friend Sean Harris (to whom Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is dedicated), but she has clearly stated that she "never set out to describe Sean in Ron, but Ron has a Sean-ish turn of phrase. Along with Harry and Hermione, he is a member of Gryffindor house. Furthermore, Harry and Ron's friendship has strengthened to the point where Harry can tell Ron that his Quidditch performance is endangering his membership on the team without either character taking it personally. '"[10] Commenting on Ron's character development in the final book, Rowling explained that "Ron is the most immature of the three main characters, but in part seven he grows up. [2], The party took place in the hospital wing after Ron was poisoned by some, *Disclosure: Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, Fandom will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Ronald Bilius Weasley was the sixth of seven children born to Arthur and Molly Weasley (née Prewett), and got his middle name from his uncle. The Weasleys also all work for the Order of the Phoenix, and all are members except for Ron, Percy, and Ginny, who (as of the end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) are not known to have officially been inducted into the Order. "The Leaky Cauldron and MuggleNet interview Joanne Kathleen Rowling: Part Two, "Finished 'Potter'? His first appearance was in the first book of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, as the best friend of Harry Potter and Hermione Granger. Conversely, Ron feigns sleep when Lavender visits him. Családja tekintélyes aranyvérű család, bár sokan – főleg a Malfoyok és a Blackek – vérárulónak tartják őket. Moreover, they are far from rich, and are looked down upon by snobbish "old families" such as the Malfoys. Rowling tells what happens next", "JK Rowling's Interview with Meredith Vieira", "Rowling Reveals 'Marriage' to Harry Potter at Reading (Correct)", "Interview with J.K. 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