Wizards and witches and other practitioners trained in non-British magical custom. Since they had other training than the British wizards, many of them used non-Newtonian spells.

China (including Taiwan) Edit

Mao Zedong killed most practitioners in China in the 1950s.

London's ChinatownEdit

The Folly and Chinatown in London have an agreement. They (those active in Chinatown) don't scare the horses, and the Folly doesn't go there asking questions[2]

  • Michael Cheung - "the new guy in Chinatown".[3] It is not known if he is a Chinese or British citizen, but since he is based in Chinatown it could be assumed that he uses the Chinese magic regardless if he's a British citizen or not.


Many French practitioners died during World War II.[4]

The AcademyEdit

The Academy was the French equivalent of the Folly.[5]

  • Maurice Guillaume
  • Antonin Bobet


According to Nightingale, the Germans were experts in combining conventional weapons with magical ones.[6]

During World War II the Nazis captured all practitioners they could get hold of in the occupied countries. Those who refused to fight on the German side were killed. Many German practitioners died during the war.[7]

Abteilung KDAEdit

Tobias Winter is an employee of Abteilung KDA. In 2012 he was asked by the Chief if he'd ever considered learning magic.[8],

Bibliotheca AlbaEdit

Bibliotheca Alba was a library at the University of Cologne. It was the centre of German magic until 1789, when the French closed the University. The Library had been transported from Cologne to Weimar.[9]

The Black LibraryEdit

The Black Library was the name given by British wizards, to the German practitioners' magic research material.[10]

Die Deutsche Akademie der Höheren Einsichten zu WeimarEdit

After the Bibliotheca Alba was closed the books emerged as Die Deutsche Akademie der Höheren Einsichten zu Weimar or Die Weimarer Akademie der Höheren Einsichten (The Weimar Academy of Higher Insights).[11]


Lady Helena Linden-Limmer searched for an indigenous magic tradition in India in the late 1960s, but couldn't find any. Although she claimed that she got a strong sense that something was going on under the surface. Since she didn't know about the river spirits in London by that time, she didn't investigate the rivers of India any further.[12]


Many Italian practitioners died during World War II.[13]

Russia/Sovjet UnionEdit

Nochnye KoldunyiEdit

The Nochnye Koldunyi was a military organisation active during the Second World War.[14]


It is known that Vikings had a magical tradition. The Vikings developed the Demon traps.[15]

If there are any practitioners in present day Scandinavia, they keep very quiet.[16]

United States of AmericaEdit

According to Nightingale, American wizards weren't very subtle. So if there were any American practitioners working in the UK, Nightingale would have known about it.[17] They use Newtonian magic.[18]

The Virtuous MenEdit

A group of practitioners from the University of Pennsylvania called themselves The Virtuous Men. They volunteered from the start of WWII.[19] The Virtuous Men consisted of about 100 men, and worked alongside the Folly in World War II from 1940 and forwards. They were also called The Printer's Men.[20]

The Virginia Gentleman's Company Edit

A group of US American Wizards that joined the allied war efforts after the Virtuous Men and operated mostly out of Istanbul. They were nicknamed The Virgins.[21]

Since 2005 the Virginians operate as a private military contractor under the name Alderman Technical Solutions. They were involved in the Iraq War.[22]

Known membersEdit

  • Dean Miller AKA Crew Cut
  • Ted or Teddy


Lady Helena Linden-Limner's mother developed her magic abilities during her youth in Kenya.[23] It is not known if this included any local magic traditions.


  1. Whispers Under Ground
  2. Whispers Under Ground
  3. The Hanging Tree
  4. Moon Over Soho
  5. The Home Crowd Advantage
  6. The Hanging Tree
  7. Moon Over Soho
  8. Moment three: Tobias Winter - Meckenheim 2012
  9. Broken Homes
  10. Foxglove Summer
  11. Broken Homes
  12. The Hanging Tree
  13. Moon Over Soho
  14. Broken Homes
  15. Whispers Under Ground
  16. Moon Over Soho
  17. Moon Over Soho
  18. The Hanging Tree
  19. Moon over Soho
  20. The Hanging Tree
  21. The Hanging Tree
  22. The Hanging Tree
  23. The Hanging Tree

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