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Jupiter North: "A fine choice of candidate for the five-time Dragonriding Champion of the Free State."
Nancy Dawson: "Former champion. Won't be competing again soon, not with this [false leg]."
— Meeting Nan at the Wundrous Welcome event[src]

Nancy Dawson (also called Nan) is a member of the Wundrous Society and the patron of Hawthorne Swift. Nancy was a five-time Dragonriding champion before an opponent's dragon chomped her right leg off and ate it at an annual tournament two years before the events of Nevermoor. She currently coach's at Nevermoor's dragonriding junior league.

Physical Appearance

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Hawthorne Swift


Nancy is originally a medieval diminutive from the name Annis or Agnes, a Latin form of the Greek ‘Αγνη (Hagne) or ‘αγνος (hagnos) meaning "chaste." It is also a diminutive of the name Ann which ultimately has roots in the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah/Hannah) meaning "favour, grace."[1]

Dawson is an English, Irish, or Scottish surname meaning "son of Daw."[2] Daw is a medieval diminutive of the name Hebrew name David  דָּוִד (Dawid) from the Hebrew  דּוֹד (dod) meaning "beloved" or "uncle."[3]

Trivia and Behind-the-Scenes


Notes and References

Unit 919

Anah Kahlo · Archan Tate · Cadence Blackburn · Francis Fitzwilliam · Hawthorne Swift · Lambeth Amara · Mahir Ibrahim · Morrigan Crow · Thaddea Macleod


Sumati Mishra · Arch's Patron · Baz Charlton · Hester Fitzwilliam · Nancy Dawson · Lambeth's Patron · Miss Mulryan · Jupiter North · Thaddea's Patron


Miss Cheery