Euan Coote (son)
Ritchie Coote was a student at Hogwarts School during the 1990s. He was chosen by Harry Potter to be one of the new Beaters for the 1996–1997 Gryffindor Quidditch team. Together with Jimmy Peakes he replaced the Weasley twins in their position as Beaters.
Education at HogwartsEdit
Early yearsEditRitchie was educated at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and apon his arrival was sorted into the Gryffindor House. Ritchie was a fair player at Quidditch and played best in the position of Beater. Ritchie had not tried out for the Quidditch team as there was few open positions.
1996-1997 school yearEdit
In 1996, after the departure of Fred and George Weasley, Ritchie Coote along with Jimmy Peakes replaced them as the new beaters for the Gryffindor Quidditch team. According to Harry Potter, neither of the two lived up to the shadow that the Weasley twins had left them, but they played well enough and managed to stay on the team throughout the 1996-1997 Quidditch season . At the end of this year, Headmaster Albus Dumbledore was murdered by Severus Snape.
1997-1998 school yearEditAfter Headmaster Albus Dumbledore was murdered by Severus Snape, Ritchie and Jimmy returned to Hogwarts to continue their education With Dumbledore dead, the school was to be taken over my Minerva McGonagall, but with Lord Voldemort's rise to power Severus Snape took to the position.
Battle of HogwartsEdit
In last few months of the school year the Second Wizarding War came to a close with the Battle of Hogwarts. Lord Voldemort and his Death Eater army invaded the castle and a battle broke out to defend it and protect Harry Potter. The castle was almost completely destroyed and there were many casualties. Ritchie and Jimmy fought in the battle to defend it and protect Harry Potter. While Jimmy fought with Colin Creevey and Mylor Silvanus, Ritchie rode on his broom, using his spells to eliminate several Death-Eaters.It was difficult to survive the vast amount of spells fired at him, but Ritichie survived the battle.