It would have taken a great deal of courage for Andromeda to disobey her relatives and flaunt tradition. As she moved forward into the room, Mrs Tonks's resemblance to her sister Bellatrix became much less pronounced: Her hair was a light soft brown and her eyes were wider and kinder. Her daughter later became an Auror in 1994 under the watchful eyes of Alastor Moody. “We don’t know what happened to anyone else.” She attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 1960s and was sorted into Slytherin House. Her daughter, Nymphadora, began her first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1984 and was sorted into Hufflepuff House at the Sorting ceremony. Andromeda Tonks is an unsung hero of the Harry Potter series because she is driven first and foremost by love. By the time the Second Wizarding War rolled around, Andromeda and her husband were allies of the Order, not least because their daughter Nymphadora (aka one of the greatest Hufflepuffs of all time) was a member. ‘Oh, yeah, her mother Andromeda was my favourite cousin,’ said Sirius, examining the tapestry carefully. She and Ted were both very worried about their daughter when they learned that the Order was ambushed by Death Eaters when transporting Harry, though Ted tried to reassure his wife by pointing out that their daughter had been through worse in the course of her work as an Auror. Andromeda was never quite like her other relations, many of whom were pure-blood obsessed, such as her sisters Narcissa and Bellatrix. Nymphdora graduated from Hogwarts in 1991 and went on to train and later work as an Auror for the British Ministry of Magic. During the Second Wizarding War, Andromeda and her husband were allies of the Order of the Phoenix, as their daughter was a member. A mixture of fear and guilt gripped Harry at the sight of their expressions; if any of the others had died, it was his fault, all his fault. Druella left the manor and all three of her children and did not even demand to see them. Her son-in-law survived, however. Female Affiliation In 1998 during the height of the war Andromeda's husband, Ted, was murdered by Snatchers in Snowdonia. Andromeda was born on 29 December, 1952, in Black Manor, believed to be located on the outskirts of Tisbury, Wiltshire, England. After the Battle of the Seven Potters, they were instrumental in Harry Potter's moving from Privet Drive to The Burrow: Harry Potter and Rubeus Hagrid took temporary refuge in Tonks' home, where Andromeda took care of Hagrid's injuries. The New AU Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. Physical information Andromeda frequently worried about her daughter's safety. ‘’Oo does ’e look like?’ Fleur enquired. She became prone to throwing insane tantrums and demanding that she go live with her mother, who would teach her dark magic, but even Druella didn't want to see her and Bellatrix didn't understand. With hate, or with love. When Andromeda was eleven years old, she witnessed her mother and father's explosive duel which ended up sending both of her parents to St. Mungo's. It is a northern constellation that contains the Andromeda Galaxy and was named after the character from Greek mythology: a princess who was chained to a rock to be sacrificed to a sea monster, as divine punishment for her mother's (Cassiopeia) boasting, but was saved by the hero Perseus, whom she then married. 11", rowan and dragon heartstring And Andromeda Tonks is just one more character who shows that our upbringing doesn’t have to define us; it’s how we choose to live our lives that matters. ‘Yeah!’ said James enthusiastically. Magical characteristics But Andromeda suffered two great losses during Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The clearest aspect of Andromeda’s personality that the reader gets from this scene, however, is how very much she loves her daughter. “I don’t know,” said Harry. She seemed somewhat offended when Harry first reacted to her as if she were her sister Bellatrix because of their resemblance. Andromeda was one such case. Hence, she most likely had the patrician beauty and aristocratic bearing that were the typical characteristics of the House of Black, the only differences being that, while Bellatrix was dark-haired and had heavily-lidded malicious eyes, Andromeda had light brown hair, and her eyes were wider and kinder. Andromeda Olga Tonks (née Black) ‘Why don’t we just invite him to live with us and have done with it?’ Andromeda received her Hogwarts letter in the summer of 1963. Walburga and Orion Black were her aunt and uncle on her father's side, and Sirius and Regulus Black her only cousins at the time. Statements by her sisters indicate that both of them cut off contact with Andromeda because they considered her a blood traitor for her marriage. ‘Andromeda’s sisters are still here because they made lovely, respectable pure-blood marriages, but Andromeda married a Muggle-born, Ted Tonks, so –’ Marital status Wand Andromeda is also the only one of the five Black cousins who has not appeared in the films, as her two sisters appeared in the.