Men at Arms Persons – Chronologic

Lots of new men – especially trolls – in Men at Arms. Here’s the chronological list of them. The alphabetical list is over here.

Captain / Corporal Carrot Ironfoundersson – Member of the Night Watch. Adopted dwarf. Possibly king of Ankh-Morpork. Later promoted to Captain.

Patrician of Ankh – The leader of the city of Ankh-Morpork. You know him cordially as Havelock Vetinari.

Captain Samuel Vimes – Head of the Ankh-Morpork Night Watch. Recovering alcoholic. Eventual spouse of Lady Ramkin and Commander of the Watch.

Sergeant Frederick (Fred) Colon – Mainly of the Night Watch. Likes to stay out of trouble – especially other peoples’.

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

Edward d’Eath – Assassin who was killed by Dr Cruces in a complicated plot involving the gonne.

King Paragore – Ancestor of Carrot Ironfoundersson.

King Veltrick III – Ancestor of Carrot Ironfoundersson.

Queen Alguinna IV – Ancestor of Carrot Ironfoundersson.

King Webblethorpe the Unconscious – Ancestor of Carrot Ironfoundersson.

Blenkin – Servant to the d’Eaths (pune intended).

Queen Coanna – Ancestor of Carrot Ironfoundersson.

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

King Tyrril – Ancestor of Carrot Ironfoundersson.

Lord Rust – Aristocrat not interested in Edward d’Eath’s plot.

Lady Selachii – Aristocrat not interested in Edward d’Eath’s plot.

Viscount Skater – Aristocrat not interested in Edward d’Eath’s plot.

Lord Snapcase, Psychoneurotic / Mad – In 1401, a colony of bats was executed for persistent curfew violations during his regime.

Homicidal Lord Winder – Precedessor of Snapcase. His name says it all.

Deranged Lord Harmoni – Early Patrician of Ankh-Morpork.

Lord Monflathers – Aristocrat not interested in Edward d’Eath’s plot.

Laughing Lord Scapula – Early Patrician of Ankh-Morpork. Presumably, his laugh wasn’t all that nice.

Lord Venturi – Aristocrat not interested in Edward d’Eath’s plot.

Sir George – Aristocrat not interested in Edward d’Eath’s plot.

Thighbiter – Wrote The Ankh-Morpork Succesfion.

Lance-Constable Cuddy – Dwarf of the Watch who was killed by Dr Cruces.

Detritus – A troll who eventually becomes a leading member of the Watch.

Destiny – The god with whom Night had an appointment.

Lady Sybil Deidre Oglivanna Ramkin – Caretaker of swamp dragons and eventual spouse of Commander Vimes. Richest person in Ankh-Morpork.

Sergeant Wimbler – Fred Colon’s drill sergeant.

Delphine Angua von Uberwald – First werewolf and female in the Watch. Very close friend of Carrot.

Remitt – Armorer who had to adjust a breastplate (here and here) to fit Angua properly.

Ruby – Troll bartender at The Blue Lias. She also did a stage act there. Courted by Detritus.

Mr Flannel – He was illegally thieved of 7…14…25 dollars.

Here’n’now – Worst thief on the Disc.

Beano – Clown who was killed by Edward d’Eath.

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.

Chubby – Swamp dragon deceived by his reflection in a mirror.

Grabber Hoskins – Criminal (crime unknown) who is on the streets again.

Coalface – Troll who “never took nuffin.”

“Fingers” Mazda – First Disc thief. Stole fire from the gods.

Cumblethigh – Dwarf known to Carrot. Then again, who isn’t?

Abba Stronginthearm – Dwarf added to the Watch.

Bauxite – Troll added to the Watch.

Hamslinger – Just another dwarf in the crowd.

Cut-me-own-throat (C.M.O.T) Dibbler – Originally known as Claude Maximillian Overton Transpire Dibbler. Entrepreneur (unsuccessful). Will sell you a “pig” sausage innabun. Don’t ask questions.

Mr Schwartzlache von Morecombe – Vampire who has been the Ramkin family lawyer for over 400 years.

Gaspode the Wonder Dog – An amazing canine who could talk (temporarily) in Holy Wood. Also a friend of Angua.

Dr Cruces – Head of the Assassin’s Guild. Driven mad by the gonne.

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

Carbuncle – A passing troll.

Lorenzo the Kind – Last king of Ankh-Morpork.

Mrs Evadne Cake – A medium, verging on small. Could switch her premonition on and off.

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.

Capability Brown – Gardener. Opposite BS Johnson in ability.

Sagacity Smith – Gardener. Opposite BS Johnson in ability.

Intuition De Vere Slade-Gore – Gardener. Opposite BS Johnson in ability.

(Rufus) Drumknott – Lord Vetinari’s servant.

Bjorn Hammerhock – Skilled dwarf artificer. Accidentally killed by the gonne.

Captain “Mayonnaise” Quirke – Head of the Day Watch.

Mr Cheese – Owner of The Bucket, as pub frequented by the Watch when off duty.

Mrs Hammerhock – Widow of Bjorn.

Gimick – Cuddy’s cousin who makes pins.

Reg Shoe – Undead head of the Fresh Start Club. Also a constable of the Watch.

Ixolite – Banshee. OoooEeeeOoooEeeeOoooEEEee.

(Mrs) Drull – A ghoul.

Bundo Prung – Expelled from the Thieves’ Guild for “unnecessary enthusiasm and conduct unbecoming in a mugger.” Saw Angua…Change.

Willikins – Butler of Lady Ramkin.

Big Fido – Poodle. Head of the Dogs’ Guild.

Duke of Eorle – Aristocrat not interested in Edward d’Eath’s plot.

Lady Omnius – Snooty guest of Lady Ramkin.

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

Sendivoge – Secretary of the Alchemists’ Guild.

Thomas Silverfish – President of the Alchemists’ Guild. Moving pictures director in Holy Wood.

Leonard of Quirm – Painter, inventor. (Think, da Vinci.)

Dr Whiteface – Ostensible head of the Fools’ Guild.

Boffo – Doorkeeper of the Fools’ Guild.

Brother Grineldi – Poured the ashes of Brother Beano down the pants of another clown. It’s what he would have wanted.

Mr Winkins – Acquaintance of Mrs. Cake. The dirt in his coffin needs changing from time to time.

Gimlet Gimlet – Owns the Hole Food Delicatessen.

Zorgo – Retrophrenologist. Look it up or figure it out.

Cornice-overlooking-Broadway – Gargoyle. Asked Vimes, “Oo erk or Ister Arrot?”

Mr Scant – Keeper of the Monuments which include several created by Bloody Stupid Johnson. (Scale was a problem.)

Jimi – God of beggars.

Cumbling Michael – Beggar who (unnecessarily) admits the death of Lettice Knibbs.

Lettice Knibbs – Maid of Queen Molly. Accidentally killed by the gonne (instead of Queen Molly).

Queen Molly – Head of the Beggars’ Guild.

Dribbling Sidney – Per Queen Molly, a naughty beggar.

Sham Harga – Proprietor of Harga’s House of Ribs. Down by the docks.

Gerhardt Sock – President of the Butchers’ Guild. Had the key to the pork futures warehouse. Once owned Dorfl.

Mr Hong – Owner of the briefly existing Three Jolly Luck Take-Away Fish Bar.

Mrs Gaskin – Watchman “Leggy” Gaskin’s widow.

Mrs Scurrick – Watchman “Iffy” Scurrick’s widow.

Mrs Maroon – Sergeant Maroon’s widow.

Annabel Curry – Orphaned daughter of Corporal Curry.

Herbert “Leggy” Gaskin – Poor old Gaskin, former member of the Night Watch, mayherestinpeace. Replaced by Corporal Carrot.

Sergeant Maroon – Former member of the Watch.

Sek – The Seven-Handed god of the Temple of the Seven-Handed Sek.

Corporal Curry – Former member of the Watch.

Durance – Cuddy’s brother-in-law. Makes “fortune rats” for dwarf restaurants.

Cirone IV – King of Old Ankh who built the Cloaca Maximus.

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

Humptulip – Wrote the 2000-page How to Kille Insects.

Jorgen – Cousin of Cuddy. Makes pocket watches.

Skully Muldoon – Sergeant on the Day Watch.

Mr Poppley – Owns a grocery.

Mrs Poppley – Wife of Mr Poppley. Both were known to Carrot, of course.

Chalky – Troll who ran an all-night pottery, a wholesale building supply, and a print shop.

Duke of Pseudopolis – Nobby was quartermaster in his army.

Constable Flint – Troll who worked in the armory. Now on the Watch.

Morraine – Troll who often worked with Galena / Rock. Character actor in Holy Wood who could do ancient monoliths. Worked in the Ankh-Morpork armory. Now on the Watch.

Joey – A clown.

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

Seriph Creosote – Of Al Khali. Of his father originated the phrase, “Rich as Creosote”. (Read about Croesus, if you’re unfamiliar.)

Bluejohn – Troll conscripted for the Watch.

Three-legged Shep – Dog known to Gaspode. Shep had been ill again.

Willy the Pup – Old dog known to Gaspode.

Black Roger – “Friend” of Gaspode.

Butch – “Friend” of Gaspode.

Barking Mad Arthur – Rottweiler with one eye and a very bad temper.

Hrolf Pyjama – Troll member of the Watch.

Silas Cumberbatch – Former town crier. Volunteered for the Watch.

Dean – In several novels, his precise office is not specified. Probably Dean of Pentacles.

Tonker Jackson – With Colon and Hoggy Spuds, “beat seven kinds of hell” out of their drill sergeant.

Hoggy Spuds – With Colon and Tonker Jackson, “beat seven kinds of hell” out of their drill sergeant.

Mr Bleakley – Vampire denied entrance into the Watch.

Mrs Palm – A lady among ladies (of the night). President of the Seamstresses’ Guild. Befriends (not in that way) Corporal Carrot when he first arrives in Ankh-Morpork. Runs the House of Negotiable Affection.

Corksock – Runs the Natty Clothing Co.

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

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

Fondel – Composed the “Wedding March” which the Librarian could play on Bloody Stupid Johnson’s pipe organ at UU.

Uncle Lofthouse – Gave Lady Ramkin away at her wedding to Sam Vimes.

Lady Deirdre Waggon – Wrote her Book of Etiquette.

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Men at Arms Persons - Chronologic
Chronological listing of the persons in Men at Arms.
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