Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

by

J. K. Rowling

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One of Ron’s older brothers. Fred is the twin of George Weasley, and they are two years older than Harry and Ron. Their mother, Molly, has a hard time telling them apart, and they have a reputation for being tricksters and troublemakers. Fred and George are also on the Quidditch team with Harry. Their older brothers are Percy, Charlie, and Bill.
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Fred Weasley Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

The timeline below shows where the character Fred Weasley appears in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 6: The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters
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...dividing barrier between platforms nine and ten and disappears. The next two boys, twins named Fred and George, follow the same path. (full context)
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...Ron appears, offering to help him lift it onto the train (with some aid from Fred and George). When they get a closer look at Harry, they notice his scar, and... (full context)
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Harry watches Fred, George, Ron, and Percy say goodbye to their mother, Molly. Percy says he can’t stay... (full context)
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...head boy and captain of the Quidditch team, respectively. Percy’s a prefect, and everyone likes Fred and George because they’re funny. (full context)
Chapter 7: The Sorting Hat
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Ron is relieved that they won’t have to do something like wrestle a troll, as Fred had told him, but Harry worries about having to be sorted in front of everyone.... (full context)
Chapter 9: The Midnight Duel
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...following week, though the team wants to keep Harry’s involvement a secret from everyone else. Fred and George come over and congratulate Harry—they’re on the Quidditch team, too. (full context)
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After Fred and George leave, Malfoy, Crabbe, and Goyle come up to Harry and ask when he’s... (full context)
Chapter 12: The Mirror of Erised
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...stay at Hogwarts for the holidays. Harry is excited, because Ron and his brothers George, Fred, and Percy are staying at school as well—their parents are going to Romania to visit... (full context)
Chapter 13: Nicolas Flamel
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...to catch the Snitch early on in the game—before Snape can favor Hufflepuff too much. Fred notes that the whole school is in the stands, including Dumbledore. This makes Harry feel... (full context)