Augustus Rookwood is a Death Eater.


Augustus Rookwood is a wizard who worked for the Ministry of Magic before and during the First Wizarding War.

From the Story

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Discovered in chapter 30, The Pensieve

Rookwood worked in the Department of Mysteries during the First Wizarding War. He was denounced by Igor Karkaroff during the latter's trial, when Igor accused him of using a network of well-placed wizards, both inside and out of the Ministry of Magic, to collect information for Voldemort. One of those accused of helping Rookwood was Ludo Bagman.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Discovered in chapter 35, Beyond the Veil

Rookwood is one of the Death Eaters who appears in the Department of Mysteries. When the Order members arrive in the Death Chamber, he duels Kingsley Shacklebolt.