Ricardo Sousa was a young businessman who moved from Portugal to England to start a business and a new life, while Bridget Knight was a young secretary working at her father's business with rose-colored glasses and a wild imagination. The two happened to meet at a holiday party for the workers and Bridget's father introduced her to the young, handsome Ricardo. The two were sheepish and shy around each other for a few months, before Ricardo asked Bridget on a date after gathering up the courage.
Needless to say, the two hit it off very well and within a few months of dating they were engaged, and within a few months after their engagement, they were married. Bridget was the oldest girl and first married girl in her family, so it was a big deal, but not as big of a deal as finding out she was pregnant on their honeymoon when she didn't have her period. 9 months later little Claudio was born and brought the couple much joy that they didn't know they were missing.
3 years after Claudio's birth his mother gave birth to twins, having a little boy and girl named Cassandra and Sebastian, but after their birth, she had to get a hysterectomy because her uterus tore. Despite the surgery, she felt that their little family was complete. And while Ricardo was off working in the office, she stayed home with the children and raised them as best as she could.
When Claudio was 7 he had his first sign of magic, trying to help his mom feed his siblings but they wouldn't eat with utensils and proceeded to throw food at Claudio. He got so frustrated that in his anger the utensils got glued to his siblings hands which caused them to cry, and while his mother was happy that Claudio had magic since both her and Ricardo were Pure-Blood's, at the moment she scolded him for his behavior.
While Claudio grew up in a house of magic, he always thought the muggle world was more interesting, thinking it was so neat what they could do without magic. But, that interest quickly died when his mother let him go to muggle primary school only to be bullied for being weird and talking about things that didn't exist. He was pulled out of school and sent off to Kwikspell to be taught instead, and while Claudio didn't hate muggles, he didn't want much to do with them.
He recieved his letter for Hogwarts and was whisked away to school, being sorted into Ravenclaw and immedatiely being accepted and finding a place to fit in. He loved Hogwarts and thrived in potions class and transfiguration, soaking up all the magic he could learn and even being a few teachers pets, but always managing to get into trouble for random things and being at the wrong place at the wrong time... But, he still managed to get out of some things that were his fault.