Why did Snape not save Charity Burbage?

Why did Snape not save Charity Burbage?

Charity Burbage was one of those. Snape did not “allow” the murder of Charity Burbage, as he was not in charge of the situation. There was nothing he could do to prevent it, without blowing his cover and (uselessly) putting himself in deadly peril.

Why did Snape have Dumbledore’s Pensieve?

Snape most likely meant mental defense, rather than physical, but Harry became fed up and used a shield charm (Protego)* which caused Snape’s spell to backfire against him. EDIT: In the books, Snape is fearful that Harry will look into his mind, so he got the Pensieve from Dumbledore to store some of his memories.

Did Snape help Charity Burbage?

During the summer holidays of 1997, Burbage was abducted by Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. Burbage, noticing that Severus Snape was among the Death Eaters, begged him to save her. This caused amusement among some of the Death Eaters present, such as Bellatrix Lestrange.

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Who kills Charity Burbage?

In July of 1997, Professor Burbage was kidnapped, tortured, mocked and eventually killed by the Death Eaters for her pro-Muggle writings and her support of mixed marriages between Muggles and wizards. Among the Death Eaters who witnessed her execution was one of her only friends, Severus Snape.

Why did they need snapes tears?

Harry was later seen dropping Snape’s tears into the Pensieve. Snape told him to. It was necessary for Harry to take his tears so that he would know what he needed to do to defeat voldemort. Especially since the only other person that could tell him was Dumbledore and he was dead.

Who said Severus friends?

During their stay at Hogwarts, Charity was friends with fellow Professor Severus Snape. She had enough trust in him to beg him to save her during the Death Eater meeting at Malfoy Manor in the summer of 1997, even after his murder of Albus Dumbledore, saying that they were friends.

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Was charity and Snape friends?

Does Voldemort know Snape is half-blood?

Voldemort knew Snape was a Half-blood as for Snape’s first kill, I believe the Dark Lord gave Severus permission to kill his own father which he gladly did. Voldemort also knew who Severus’ mother was so therefore knew he was the last living relative of the Prince line.

What was Dumbledore curse?

But as it is a horcrux, one of the most evil and dark things to exist, it cursed Dumbledore who used the ring. Thanks to professor Snape, the curse which would have killed him was contained to the area of contact with the ring. Hence Dumbledore’s cursed hand appeared black.

What did Harry learn from snapes tears?

Professor Snape is dead on Voldemort’s orders, and Harry saw it all. In his dying moments, he told Harry to take his memories and look at him one last time. nothing that even Snape had left him could be worse than his own thoughts.

How did Dumbledore get the silver doe out of the office?

“ Expecto Patronum! ” From the tip of his wand burst the silver doe: she landed on the office floor, bounded once across the office, and soared out of the window. Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.

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Why is Dumbledore surprised that Snape is still acting like this?

Dumbledore seems genuinely surprised that Snape is still acting out of his love for Lily. He is confident that telling Snape that Harry must die won’t cause him disquiet. He questions why Snape’s motivations would be unchanged “after all this time”. [Snape] stood up.

Why didn’t Dumbledore ever see Mad Eye Moody?

Dumbledore hadn’t seen Moody regularly, maybe even not since shortly after Harry’s birth. Mad-Eye is described as an “old friend” of Dumbledore’s who “doesn’t trust anyone anymore” and had to be cajoled and prodded to un-retire.

How did Dumbledore know Moody would return to Voldemort?

Dumbledore knew Moody was not Moody and just wanted to see where it would go. You could say that he knew it was inevitable that Voldemort was to return and figured it would make Harry stronger if Harry was able to get close to some of Voldemort’s insiders.