Hogfather Persons – Chronologic

This is the chronological list of the persons, including the boars (correct spelling, though there may be some bores too), found in Hogfather. Click here to see the alphabetical list for Hogfather.

Jonathan Teatime – That’s Teh-ah-tim-eh, if you please. And even if you don’t.

Lord Downey – Originally deputy to Dr Cruces. Eventually succeeded him as head of the Assassins’ Guild.

Great A’Tuin – He or she is the turtle who moves through space in the Discworld universe. On his or her back are 4 elephants. On the backs of the elephants rests the Disc itself.

Didactylos – Philosopher of Ephebe who wrote De Chelonian Mobile. Uncle of Urn.

Archchancellor Mustrum Ridcully the Brown – Prominent leader of Unseen University. Sorta good at what he does – whatever that is.

Dean of Pentacles – Wizard of UU who thought there was too much sex “these days”.

Lecturer in Recent Runes – Wizard at UU. Contrived wearing false beards over their beards as a disguise.

Modo – UU’s dwarf gardener. Say “Hallo” when you see him.

Verucca Gnome – Unwittingly called into existence by Archchancellor Ridcully while in the newly discovered bathroom at UU.

Tooth Fairy – According to Granny, a “very hard-working woman.” Actually, one of several with the same job.

Susan Sto Helit – Daughter of Mort and Ysabell. Thus, Death’s granddaughter (adopted, so to speak).

Mrs Gaiter – Gawain’s and Twyla’s mother.

Twyla Gaiter – Gawain’s sister. Aged 5 going on 35 for cynicism. Can see Death and monsters but is not afraid of them if Susan is handy. Does it matter to her if the Hogfather exists? “‘es.”

Blind Io – Chief of the gods who live at Dunmanifestin. He appears to be blind but has many eyes outside his body.

Sir Geoffrey – Party guest at the Gaiters’.

Death – An anthrpomorphic personification comprised of a skeleton, covered in a black robe, and holding a scythe (or a sword, for kings). He communicates in CAPTIAL LETTERS without the quotation marks.

Sandman – Uses his bag of sand (without opening it) to help (young) people sleep.

Old Man Trouble – Anthropomorphic personification of Murphy’s Law.

Auditors – Mysterious beings, often clad in gray, who seem to report to no one but Azrael. Making personal references causes them to cease to exist.

Mr Winvoe – Assassins’ Guild treasurer. What a job!

Carter – Lord Downey’s servant. Was willing to bring tea for Teatime, which is not as obvious as it sounds.

Sir George – Victim of Teatime. His dog was nailed to the ceiling. Lord Downey considered this unnecessary.

Hogfather – Does his gifting thing at Hogswatch time.

Soul Cake Tuesday Duck – Anthropomorphic personification of Soul Cake Tuesday – for what it’s worth.

Gawain Gaiter – Bright, to say the least, child in the charge of Susan Sto Helit. Brother of Twyla.

General Tacticus – Once in power in Genua, declared war on Ankh-Morpork.

Rachel – Twyla’s friend who says the Hogfather doesn’t exist and it’s your father really. Some friend!

Chickenwire – Invented a method using chickenwire used in connection with concrete overshoes. Don’t ask.

Reginald “Banjo” Lilywhite – A hulking man of 35. Brother of Medium Dave. Used to live at the YMPA but now resides in the Tooth Fairy’s Tower.

Catseye – Known for his ability to see in the dark. You don’t want to know how he acquired it.

Peachy – A cohort of Medium Dave et al. Doesn’t shave. Has a beard you could keep goats in.

Medium Dave Lilywhite – Protector of his brother Banjo. Attempted to assist Mr Teatime for a time…longer than most.

Big Dave – One of the reasons for Medium Dave.

Fat Dave – One of the reasons for Medium Dave.

Mad Dave – Yet another reason for Medium Dave.

Wee Davey – One of the reasons for Medium Dave.

Lanky Dai – It’s a stretch, but this is another reason for Medium Dave.

Hon. K. W. Dobson, The – Assassin of Viper House. Active in the Year of the Sideways Leech.

Mr Sideney – Student wizard who joins forces (for a time) with Mr Teatime.

Chrysoprase (aka Krysoprase and Chrystophrase) – Son of Kwartz? Head Troll.

Mr Brown – An excellent lockpick but not quite good enough to get through all the doors in the Tooth Fairy’s Tower, which caused him to have an “accident” all the way down the stairs.

Ernie (Ernest) – Drove a tooth cart for the Tooth Fairy until he met Mr. Teatime.

Charlie – District manager of Bulk Collection and Despatch for the Tooth Fairy’s…er….system.

De Bris gang – A troll criminal organization.

Packley – He has a strong room that the De Bris gang may or may not be interested in.

Death of Rats – Once part of Death, he retained his own identity even after Bill Door ceased to be.

Gouger – One of the four boars who pull the Hogfather’s sleigh. Think, Rudolph with a nasty side.

Tusker – One of the four boars who pull the Hogfather’s sleigh.

Rooter – One of the four boars who pull the Hogfather’s sleigh.

Snouter – One of the four boars who pull the Hogfather’s sleigh.

William – Virginia Prood’s friend who says that the Hogfather is father really. Rude boy.

Virginia Prood – Wrote a letter to the Hogfather that was discovered by the Death of Rats. One of the items she asked for was “a Gharstley Omnian Inquisision Torchure Chamber with Wind-Up Rock and Nearly Real Blud You Can Use Agian.” Nice girl.

Ventre – Quirmian philosopher who said that possibly the gods exist and possibly they do not. He should have waffled less.

Quoth – Name used to refer to a raven only by the wizard Cheesewaller (Soul Music) who thought he owned him. Mount of the Death of Rats. Will not use the N-word.

Igor (at Biers) – Bartender who knows a lot. But then, don’t they all?

Schlimazel – A bogeyman who tries to bother Susan at Biers.

Binky – Death’s white (pale) horse, revealing the serendipitous side of Death.

Alberto Malich the Wise (Albert) – Founder of Unseen University. “Wise” may just be an honorarium. Death’s housekeeper.

James Riddle – Wrote to the Hogfather, “I bet you don’t exist ‘cos everyone knows its yore parents.” Cheeky monkey.

Mr Gaiter – Gawain’s and Twyla’s father.

Jamie – How Susan referred to the second cousin of the queen.

Verity – Twyla’s friend who said that the sooner you go to sleep the sooner the Hogfather would come. She may have been right.

Jack Frost – Anthropomorphic personification who does just what you’d expect, assuming you expect him to frost windows and such.

Electric Drill Chuck Key Fairy – Possibly related to the Eater of Socks.

Ronnie Jenks – Bully who had made Sideney’s life miserable at Gammer Wimbleston’s dame school.

Gammer Wimblestone – Ran a dame school where Ronnie Jenks made life miserable for (Mr) Sideney.

Angie Jenks – Wife of Ronnie Jenks. Bit of a catch (for Ronnie) as her father owned a half-share in an eel pie shop in Gleam Street. Got all her own teeth and a wooden leg you’d hardly notice.

Continence – Angie Jenks’ sister. Lovely girl.

Mrs Gammage – A regular at Biers. Looked after by the other usual clientele.

Offler – The Crocodile God who has difficulty with speech due to his fang-like teeth – not unlike the speaking problems encountered by all crocodiles.

John Barleycorn – Anthropomorphic personification of the character from the English / Scottish folk song. He had a lifetimer.

Chair of Indefinite Studies – Overweight wizard of UU. In on the discussion of the moving picture Blown Away.

Bloody Stupid Johnson – Born, Bergholt Stuttley Johnson, but few remember those names. His works deserve an article all their own and may or may not ever get one.

Galder Weatherwax – Supreme Grand Conjuror of the Order of the Silver Star, Lord Imperial of the Sacred Staff, Eighth Level Ipsissimus and 304th Chancellor of Unseen University…to his friends.

Bursar, The – At UU, but not a wizard. Needs his dried frog pills. Aka Mr. Dinwiddie.

Verucca – Distant cousin of Archchancellor Ridcully. Probably best that we don’t know more.

Vernon Crumley – Owns the department store where the Hogfather / Death makes quite an appearance.

Miss Harding – A cashier at Crumley’s department store.

Professor of Applied Anthropics – Believes the universe exists in order for there to be a Professor of Applied Anthropics who can prove….

Ponder Stibbons – A student wizard. Reader in Invisible Writings. Often the brains of UU.

Windle Poons – Wizard at UU who is at least 130 years old and nearly deaf. The hearing problem often worked in his favor.

Big Mad Drongo – Student at UU. Aka Adrian Turnipseed, now a professor at Brazeneck.

Aaron Fidget – Precocious young man of 8 (going on 45, per Death / Hogfather) who gets exactly what he deserves.

Ma Lilywhite – Was a large, fearsome woman. Mother of Medium Dave and Banjo.

Glossy Ron – Strangled by Ma Lilywhite with his own leg. Ouch.

Euphrasia Goat – Euffie, to her mother. When Death / Hogfather stated that she wanted a pony, she said, “‘s.”

Bilious – The Oh God of Hangovers. A kind of counterpart to Bilious who drank but never got the hangover.

Bibulous – God of Wine and Things on Sticks. A kind of counterpart to Bilious. (Called Tuvelpit and Smimto in Small Gods.)

Corporal Cecil Wormsborough St. John “Nobby” Nobbs – Member of the Night Watch. Species: human. Probably.

Constable Visit-The-Infidel-With-Explanatory-Pamphlets – Call him Visit or Washpot, for short.

Ossory – A Great Prophet often quoted by Brutha. Wrote the Book of St Ossory.

Archchancellor Bowell – A seemingly traditional head of UU. The circular hall known Archchancellor Bowell’s Remembrance still holds one small currant bun and one copper penny on a high stone shelf every second Wednesday. Ah, tradition!

Senior Wrangler – Wizard at UU. This is an actual position in the Roundworld as well.

Verucca Lumpy – Received a gift from the Hogfather / Death at Crumley’s.

Hair Loss Fairy – A gnome, unwittingly conjured by the Lecturer in Recent Runes, who appeared on the Dean’s head and was snatched from said head by Susan who identified him correctly.

Mrs Whitlow – Chief servant, Aye believe, at Unseen University. A psychic.

Sarah – The little match girl on the doorstep of Thimble’s. She was going to die this Hogswatch, unless Death did something about it. Er.

Eater of Socks – Looks like a small elephant. You not wonder anymore.

Stealer of Pencils – Unwittingly brought into existence by Ponder Stibbons, this bird has a beak that ends in what looks like a pencil sharpener.

God of Indigestion – One of several beings unwittingly called into existence by Archchancellor Ridcully.

Osric Pencillium – On the island of Sumtri, evidently discovered the Pencil Bush. Not necessarily named after him.

Towel Wasps – Almost wittingly brought into existence by Archchancellor Ridcully. They steal towels.

Violet Bottler – A Tooth Fairy. One of several.

William Wittles – Known as Willy at home, but Tosser at school. Lived at 68 Kicklebury Street. Was on the Tooth Fairy’s list.

Sophie Longtree – Daddy’s Princess. Sleeps in the attic bedroom at 5 The Hippo. Noted on the Tooth Fairy’s list.

Hon. Jeffrey Bibbleton, The – Trouble in trousers. Unticked on the Tooth Fairy’s list.

Nuhakme Icta – Known (presumably to her parents) as the Little Jewel. Lives in the basement of The Laughing Falafel, Klatchistan Take-Away and All-Nite Grocery on the corner of Soake and Dimwell, Ankh-Morpork. Was on the Hogfather’s list.

Jermain – Page of a generous, but unappreciated, king. He did come hither and stood by him though.

Cheerful Fairy – Proper name: Miss Gwendoline Smith. Has a Blue Bird (Hen) of Paradise.

Blue Bird (Hen) of Happiness – Belonged to (that is, came into existence at the same time as) the Cheerful Fairy.

(Head) Librarian – Formerly human, now simian. Favorite (and nearly only) word: Oook.

Anaglypta Huggs – Organizer of the best and most select of Ankh-Morpork’s wassailers – a distinction not to be taken lightly.

Arnold Sideways – Legless member of the Canting Crew.

Coffin Henry – Member of the Canting Crew with Foul Old Ron.

Duck Man, The – What duck?

Foul Ole Ron – Beggar who saw Angua in the nudd. “Millennium hand and shrimp!”

William – Head waiter at a restaurant which mysteriously suddenly had nothing to serve but a lot of muddy old boots. He managed to create Mousse de la Boue dans une Panier de la Pate de Chaussures from them…among other delicacies.

Old Thimble – Runs Thimble’s Pipe and Tobacco Shop in Money Trap Lane. The Tooth Fairy is his landlord.

Thomas Ague – Was visited by a Tooth Fairy. Aged 4 and nearly three quarters. Lives at 9 Castle View in Sto Lat.

Buster – Deceased pet of Twyla’s. Species unknown.

Mupo – Deceased pet of Twyla’s. Species unknown.

Bulgy (1, 2, and 3) – Or possibly Bulgie. Twyla’s three pet gerbils, now deceased.

Scissor Man – Something like an ostrich and something like a lizard on its hind legs. Made of blades. Goes snip, snip when it moves. Comes for those who suck their thumbs. Came for Peachy.

William Rubin – Violet Bottler had made a mistake with him while on her Tooth Fairy rounds.

Fate – One of the game-playing gods in Dunmanifestin.

Archchancellor Buckleby – Must have locked himself in his own wardrobe. A pity the lock was too stiff.

Mericet – An examiner in the Assassin’s Guild. Teppic’s examiner.

Archchancellor Spode – Had Rules about locking the main doors of UU.

Lord Robert Selachii – An assassin. Member of a prominent family in Ankh-Morpork.

Glingleglingleglingle Fairy – Makes your eyes hurt, doesn’t it?

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Hogfather Persons - Chronologic
Chronological list of the persons in Hogfather.
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