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     Mostyn Tolly 

Mostyn Tolly

Emma Tolly's father and Nancy Tolly's husband. He was a brilliant but lazy inventor who chose to give away his only daughter to the Bloors in exchange for an exciting challenge. He eventually regrets this and tries to put it right, but is murdered before he can.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Miss Ingledew describes him as having had a brilliant mind for inventions, but too lazy to make most of his ideas into a reality.
  • Personal Effects Reveal: Julia Ingledew gives his personal effects to Charlie Bone, as she doesn't have any use for them herself. These effects turn out to be key in freeing Emma Tolly from her hypnosis-induced trance.
  • Posthumous Character: He died just a week before the beginning of the first book.

     Nancy Tolly 

Nancy Tolly

Emma Tolly's mother. She died of illness just days before Emma's second birthday.
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     Rufus Raven 

Rufus Raven

Billy Raven's father and Lyell Bone's close friend. He was killed in a traffic accident when Billy was a baby.

     Ellen Raven 

Ellen Raven

Rufus' wife. She was killed along with her husband in a traffic accident.
  • Kissing Cousins: They were cousins to each other who fell in love and chose to wed.
  • Make It Look Like an Accident: The Bloors contrived his and Ellen's deaths to look like the result of a tragic car accident.
  • Mama Bear: In the only photo Charlie sees of her, he hears her thinking that she and Rufus will take Billy far, far away from the city, where the Bloors will never find them.

     Montague Bone 

Montague Bone

Lyell Bone's father and Grizelda's husband. He was a pilot who was killed when his plane crashed into a desert in 1963.
  • Hidden Depths: When he is first mentioned, he's dismissed as not very important because of his non-endowed status and mysterious origins. Fast-forward to the eighth book, and it turns out that he was descended from Maybelle Raven, and a part of the line who was meant to inherit the Bloor fortune and estate.
  • Nice Guy: He was a generally nice guy.
  • Posthumous Character: He died in 1963, long before the beginning of the main series.
  • Secret Legacy: He was the true heir to Maybelle's will, before his death. After his death his son Lyell was meant to inherit everything Monty owned.

     Mary Chance 

Mary Chance

Bartholomew Bloor's first wife. She killed herself when she believed him to be dead in an avalanche.

     Bindi Loom 

Bindi Loom

A girl who appears in the first two books. Her endowment is unknown. She is friends with Olivia Vertigo. She leaves the school after the end of the second book.
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     Miss Chrystal 

Miss Chrystal/Titania Tilpin

A music teacher at the Academy, teaches strings. She is later revealed to be an evil witch and counterpart to Alice Angel.
  • Basement-Dweller: After she is outed as a witch, she is forced into hiding in a basement in Bloor's Academy.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: At first, Miss Chrystal appears to be an attractive, nice, open-minded person who is always on the side of the children. She shows her true colors later on when she brings Count Harken Badlock into the world.
  • The Determinator: And how. After Lyell rejects her, she waits fourteen years to have her revenge and brings Count Harken into the world. Then, after the enchanter is banished, and the Mirror of Amoret is broken, she hides in the Academy and keeps trying to fix the Mirror and find a way to bring Harken back.
  • Evil Makes You Ugly: Becomes increasingly ugly once she is outed as a witch and goes deep into evil.
  • Evil Teacher: She's a violin teacher at Bloor's Academy who turns to evil after discovering that she is descended from Count Harken Badlock.
  • Friend to All Children: At first played straight, then ultimately averted.
  • Hidden Depths: At first, Miss Chrystal seems so nice and open and is considered a friend to the good endowed. Come Hidden King, and it's discovered that she is really an evil witch who has sworn revenge on Lyell Bone for rejecting her long ago.
  • Hot Teacher: It is frequently said that Ms. Chrystal is quite attractive and easy to confide in.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Lyell's rejection of her love is what turns her to evil.
  • Mama Bear: While she was likely ready to drop the act to begin with, she starts showing her true colours to the children first when Charlie beats up her son, Joshua.
  • Mysterious Past: Next to nothing is know about her past, except that she might have attended Bloor's or one of the other schools that harbor endowed kids due to her endowment and her talent as a violinist, fell in love with and was rejected by Lyell Bone, and swore revenge on him in any way possible.
  • Not Good with Rejection: She was deeply in love with Lyell Bone and was convinced he loved her, but he rejected her and married Amy Jones instead. It did not go down well with her.
    • It’s also implied that her eventual husband, Matthew Tilpin, leaving her due to his fear of Joshua’s endowment exacerbated all of this.
  • Unrequited Love: For Lyell.
  • Woman Scorned: She bears Lyell a grudge for rejecting her for Amy and is determined to have her revenge on him. In the fifth book, she brings Count Harken into the world and tries to make sure Lyell doesn't wake up from his trance.

     Mr Pilgrim 
A strange, absent-minded piano teacher. Resides in the Music Tower.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Very odd, to the extent that only Gabriel seems to consistently go to him for lessons, but brilliant at the piano.

     Mr Reginald Paltry 
Music teacher. Teaches Charlie Bone the recorder and later trumpet. Is best known for his extremely bad temper, his smoking habit and dislike of the endowed.

     Miss Dance 
A music teacher.

     Madame Tessier 
A bad-tempered French teacher.
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     Mr Pope 
An English teacher at the Academy. Is best known for his bad temper.

     Tantalus Ebony 
A sadistic teacher who temporarily replaces Mr Pilgrim in the fourth book. He teaches Music, Mime and Medieval History.

     Ollie Sparks 

Ollie Sparks

A very curious boy who once attended Bloor's Academy in the music department. He disappeared before the beginning of the series and is revealed to have been held captive in Bloor's Academy by the Bloors, who were using him to experiment with invisibility. He is eventually rescued and made invisible again by the good endowed.
  • Constantly Curious: Ollie is described as being very inquisitive, almost too much so. This gets him in trouble quite often.
  • Nice Guy: He's a generally nice boy.
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