As you’ll see in this chronological list of the persons in I Shall Wear Midnight, there are a fair number of said persons in the book. In fact, this story has many more persons than places or things. The alphabetical list of persons in on this page.
Tiffany Aching – Young, but very adept and mature witch, who always seems to be confronting winter.
Five Discworld novels chronicle her adventures:
The Wee Free Men
A Hat Full of Sky
I Shall Wear Midnight
The Shepherd’s Crown
Nanny (Gytha) Ogg – A prominent and popular (especially with gentlemen) witch who had 15 children.
Granny Weatherwax – The head witch (among equals), especially in Bad Ass country. Given name: Esmerelda. Esme, for short, but only to her closest friends.
Magrat Garlick – The youngest of the coven of three, with Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg.
Petulia Gristle – Um, she is learning witchery, um, from Old Mother Gwinifer, um, Blackcap. She’s, um, good with, um, pigs.
Granny Aching / Sarah Grizzel – Tiffany’s grandmother who was witch in shepherd’s clothing.
Miss Level – One witch in two bodies (for a time). Formerly a member of Professor Monty Bladder’s Three-Ring Circus and Cabinet of Curiosities. Instructed Tiffany Aching in the ways of witchery.
Becky Pardon – With Nancy Upright, recruited by Miss Tick. They bring flowers to Tiffany and ask about a witch’s passionate parts. They are not disappointed with Tiff’s answer.
Nancy Upright – See Becky Pardon.
Horace (cheese) – A wheel of Lancre Blue who looks and acts much like a Feegle.
Rob Anybody – Big Man of the Chalk Hill Clan of the Nac Mac Feegle.
Roland de Chumsfanleigh – Son of the Baron of the Chalk. Eventually becomes the Baron and weds Letitia Keepsake.
Baron of the Chalk – Ruler of the land where the Aching family lived. At least, that’s what people told him.
Letitia Keepsake – Prospective witch. Eventually helped by Tiffany. Marries Roland.
Seth Petty – Father of Amber. No longer a nice man. Beat his daughter and tried, unsuccessfully, to hang himself.
Molly Petty – Wife of Seth and mother of Amber. Not a good homemaker.
Joe Aching – Tiffany’s father.
William – Boy involved with Amber Petty.
Mrs. Stocking – Has a cat and a whole lot of arthritis. Needed her toenails cut so she could take off her boots.
Daft Wullie – Very willing, if not able, brother of Rob Anybody.
Jeannie – Originally of the Long Lake Clan of the Nac Mac Feegle. Married to Rob Anybody. Kelda of the Chalk Hill Clan.
Amber Petty – Daughter of Seth and Molly. Lost her baby after her father beat her.
Wee Honeymouth Jock – Asks Tiffany if she would like a wee tasty of what the Feegles had been cooking (mutton, of course).
Mr. Gower – Of Buckle-With-Many. Received hedgehog fat (as a curative) from Tiffany in exchange for one whole ham.
Mrs. Gower – Made tea for Tiffany and allowed her to pick a bushel basket of love-in-a-pickle, which grows very freely in her yard.
Slightly-more-wee-than-wee-Jock-Jock – Kicked Daft Wullie in the pog.
Wintersmith – The maker of the cold season called winter.
Queen of the Elves – Nearly kills Granny Weatherwax. But that ate’nt true.
Mrs. Snapperly – Sadly, she was mistaken for a witch and was treated very poorly as a result.
Perspicacia Tick – Miss Tick (Get it? Tiffany did.) is a witch who sees clearly (Get it?) that Tiffany is a witch, even though she’s young and comes from The Chalk.
Miss Spruce – Stole money from the old Baron. The act was blamed on Tiffany.
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.
Sergeant Brian Roberts – Castle guard and senior officer of Preston.
Miss Flowerdew – Predecessor of Miss Spruce. She could scrub a floor so you could see your face in it.
Miss Jumper – Predecessor of Miss Flowerdew. She scrubbed floors with sand, white sand!
Preston – Castle guard under Sgt. Roberts. He should be a doctor instead. Eventually he does study under Dr. Lawn and is promoted to surgeon.
Wentworth Aching – Tiffany’s younger, sticky brother.
Billy Teller – Wentworth kicked him in the fork.
William Glottal Carpetlayer – Coachman who suffers from jumping bones. The incident with the glass mirror ball is rectified by the Feegles…surprisingly.
Eumenides Treason – Well-respected, blind witch known (but not widely) for Boffo. Died at age 111, not 113.
Derek Proust – Son of Eunice (Ankh-Morpork witch) and brother of Jack. He’s very shy and lacks any sense of humor.
Mrs. Eunice Proust – A city witch of Ankh-Morpork who helps Tiffany.
Wee Mad Arthur – One of the Nac Mac Feegle who was raised as a gnome. Catches rats for resale, even though not a Guild member.
Chaffinch – Author of Ancient and Classical Mythology.
Big Yan – Largest pictsie – at 8 inches – in the Chalk Hill Clan.
Diedre Parsley Keepsake, Duchess – Snob. Mother of Letitia. Mrs. Proust knows about her earlier days though.
Captain / Corporal Carrot Ironfoundersson – Member of the Night Watch. Adopted dwarf. Possibly king of Ankh-Morpork. Later promoted to Captain.
Delphine Angua von Uberwald – First werewolf and female in the Watch. Very close friend of Carrot.
Corporal Cecil Wormsborough St. John “Nobby” Nobbs – Member of the Night Watch. Species: human. Probably.
Lance Constable Hopkins – Watchman of Ankh-Morpork who is given aid (in the form of an ointment) by Mrs. Proust. She won’t tell his mother.
Constable Andy Haddock – Human in the Watch.
Captain Samuel Vimes – Head of the Ankh-Morpork Night Watch. Recovering alcoholic. Eventual spouse of Lady Ramkin and Commander of the Watch.
Mr. Wilkin – Landlord of the King’s Head / King’s Back.
Sacharissa Cripslock – Granddaughter of the well-known engraver. Works with William de Worde as a reporter for the Ankh-Morpork Times. May eventually marry him.
Eskarina Smith – 8th “son” of an 8th son of an 8th son. The first widely-known female wizard. Esk, for short.
Om – From which Omnia takes its name. Traveled in the form of a tortoise in Brutha’s time.
Lord Rust – Aristocrat not interested in Edward d’Eath’s plot.
Annagramma Hawkin – Bossy student of Letice Earwig.
Simon – Stuttering wizard-in-training.
Mrs. Coble – Cook at the Baron’s castle.
Mr. Bouncer – Can hardly walk at all unless Tiffany gives him a good rubbing of embrocation.
Mrs. Trollope – Due to have twins soon.
Lord Diver – Roland went to a ball at his residence.
Iodine Diver – Danced with Roland at the ball and then showed him her watercolors.
Anathema Bugloss – Wrote Spells for Lovers, a book owned by Letitia Keepsake.
Mavis – Ghost helped by Letitia.
Uncle Charlie – Relative of Letitia. He ran away with all the books (from the castle library) on erotica – a place Letitia was unable to find on any map.
H. J. Toadbinder – Wrote Floating Worlds, a book Letitia gave to Tiffany.
Mr. Tyler – Very old and slow night watchman at the Baron’s castle.
Pastor Egg – Omnian who marries Letitia to Roland. And vice versa.
Mr. Hamper – Had three children with Mrs. Hamper before they found out what was causing it.
Mrs. Hamper – See Mr. Hamper.
Slightly-Thinner-Than-Fat-Jock-Jock – According to this Feegle, “once a man gets a Feegle up his troosers, his time of trial and tribulation is only just beginning.”
Wee Jock o’ the White Head – Related an…interesting account of the Battle o’ the Middens. But then any account of a fight so named is likely to be…interesting.
Millie Roberts – Wife of Sgt. Roberts. He secretly writes poetry to her.
Macintosh – Notorious murderer commandeered by the Cunning Man.
Daniel Trooper – Public executioner at the Tanty. Decent fellow.
Frank – A guard at the Tanty.
Long Tall Short Fat Sally Cambric – Witch-in-training under Mrs. Happenstance. Has an allergy to tides.
Verence, the Fool – Becomes King Verence II when his half brother, Tomjon, decides not to be king of Lancre.
You (cat) – Given to Granny Weatherwax by Tiffany.
Quite Reverend Mightily-Praiseworthy-Are-Ye-Who-Exalteth-Om Oats, The – Mightily Oats, for short. Omnian missionary who doesn’t seem to be affected by the de Magpyr clan.
Brutha – Novice. Eventually Cenobiarch of Omnia. Sadly, skipped right over being Brother Brutha.
Mrs. Happenstance – Training Long Tall Short Fat Sally to be a witch. Needs to stop often on longer broom trips.
Trivial Boxer – Had a broken leg. Third child of Mr. and Mrs. Boxer.
Mr. Boxer – With his wife, thought “Trivial” a good name for a third child.
Mrs. Boxer – See Mr. Boxer.
Miss Swivel – Became suddenly unable to walk overnight. Needed to be reminded to put one foot into each leg of her knickers.