Wintersmith Persons – Alphabetic

This alphabetical list of the persons in Wintersmith has about four times as many items as the places or items lists, which is a bit unusual. See this abundance of persons in chronological order here.

Abiding Swindell – Ferret keeper in Twoshirts. A pair of trousers and a long coat (with ferret-filled pockets) vanished from his residence.

Almeg – Blind Io’s goat. One of his horns became the Cornucopia.

Annagramma Hawkin – Bossy student of Letice Earwig.

Anoia – Goddess of Things That Stick in Drawers. Know her well, do you?

Aunt Araminta – Nasty relative or Roland.

Aunt Danuta – Nasty relative of Roland.

Awf’ly Wee Billy Bigchin – Recruited by Rob Anybody, even though he was under 3 inches high, to protect Tiffany Aching from the hiver.

Baron of the Chalk – Ruler of the land where the Aching family lived. At least, that’s what people told him.

Big Yan – Largest pictsie – at 8 inches – in the Chalk Hill Clan.

Bill Hogparsley – Tended to by Nanny Ogg and Tiffany, even though he shoots imaginary crossbow arrows at them.

Bisonomy – Goddess who had two children by Blind Io.

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

Captain W. E. Lightly – Author of The Habits of Wolves.

Chaffinch – Author of Ancient and Classical Mythology.

Chalk Hill Clan – Nac Mac Feegle group who have Rob Anybody as their Big Man.

Crumberry – Author of Why Things Are Not Otherwise.

Daft Wullie – Very willing, if not able, brother of Rob Anybody.

Davey Lummock – Petulia told him to go away when he started getting, um, too romantic.

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.

Deputy Librarian Grizzler – A Traveling Librarian.

Dimity Hubbub – Can accidentally set a hat on fire.

Dogelley (family) – See Miss Fullsome.

Don Weizen de Yoyo – Dyslexic book illustrator who had trouble with captions, like Dacne of the Sneasos.

Dymphnia Stoot – Once recounted a fairly accurate account of an encounter with the Wintersmith, without really knowing what she was talking about.

Epidity – God of Things Shaped like Potatoes.

Eumenides Treason – Well-respected, blind witch known (but not widely) for Boffo. Died at age 111, not 113.

Ferryman, The – Takes visitors to the Underworld across the river Styx. Doesn’t really have a name, but his job is so important (and he speaks in capital letters, like Death) that I thought he should be included here.

Fred (helper) – Helped Petulia with the pigs.

Fusel Johnson – Knew how to lime-wash a kitchen.

Gammer Tumult – Witch who taught Granny Weatherwax much of what she knows, but probably not everything.

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

Gertruder Tiring – Friend of Petulia and Annagramma.

Granny Aching / Sarah Grizzel – Tiffany’s grandmother who was witch in shepherd’s clothing.

Granny Weatherwax – The head witch (among equals), especially in Bad Ass country. Given name: Esmerelda. Esme, for short, but only to her closest friends.

Greebo – Nanny Ogg’s cat. He will mate with any unsuspecting female.

Hamish – Aerial Nac Mac Feegle usually found aboard a buzzard.

Horace (cheese) – A wheel of Lancre Blue who looks and acts much like a Feegle.

Iodine Diver – Danced with Roland at the ball and then showed him her watercolors.

Jeannie – Originally of the Long Lake Clan of the Nac Mac Feegle. Married to Rob Anybody. Kelda of the Chalk Hill Clan.

Joe Aching – Tiffany’s father.

Joe Broomsocket – Had a never-ending argument with Shifty Adams over ownership of a cow.

K. Pierpoint Poundsworth – Author of Among the Snow Weasels.

Kevin – Apparently in the army of the Baron of the Chalk. Possibly an Ogg. (See Neville and Trevor.)

Lancre Morris Men – In no particular order: Jason Ogg the smith, Weaver the thatcher, Bestiality Carter the baker, Obidiah Carpenter the tailor and poacher, Baker the weaver, Thatcher the carter, Tailor the other weaver, and Tinker the tinker.

Lightning – One of Granny Aching’s dogs.*

Long Lake Clan – Nac Mac Feegle group of the Lancre area.

Lord Diver – Roland went to a ball at his residence.

Lucy Warbeck – Friend of Petulia and Annagramma.

Lulu Darling – Friend of Petulia and Annagramma.

Makky Weaver – Petulia told Davey Lummock she was, um, walking out with Makky.

Marjory J. Boddice – Author of Passion’s Plaything.

Miss Fullsome – Miss Treason started to tell her that the Dogelley family had Right of Passage over the Turnwise pasture, until her clock went clon…k one last time.

Miss Jenkins – A Traveling Librarian who specializes in romances (the book genre).

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.

Miss Pullunder – Witch who breeds earthworms.

Morag – Buzzard commanded by Buggy Swires.**

Mr. Armbinder – Gave Miss Treason a splendid ham for settling ownership of a chestnut tree.

Mr. Blinkhorn – Miss Treason discussed a complex problem concerning a fallen tree and someone’s shed with him shortly before she died.

Mr. Easy – Owed two months’ rent to the Widow Langley at the time of Miss Treason’s death.

Mr. Gamely – Had a stable where Roland could leave his horse, thus keeping it safe from his aunts.

Mr. Parkinson – Wrote “My Fall Over the Falls”, in reference to his trip down Lancre Falls.

Mr. Plenty – Had a pig that belonged to Mrs. Frumment.

Mr. Tissot – His death was the first that Annagramma had to sit through.

Mrs Carter – Relationship to other Carters (or carters) unknown (in Carpe Jugulum). This one does pickled onions very well.

Mrs. Aching – Tiffany’s mother.

Mrs. Dowser – Sometimes shot at (with imaginary crossbow arrows) by Bill Hogparsley.

Mrs. Frumment – Mr. Plenty apparently stole her pig.

Mrs. Letice Earwig – (Pron. Ah-wij) Wife of a wizard. Author of several books including The Higher MagiK. Heavily into the strain of headology called boffo.

Mrs. Obble – Had plenty of peasant ignorance, such as putting leaf mold on wounds.

Mrs. Owlslick – Was soon to have a baby and would want help from Annagramma.

Mrs. Sheergold – Created Lubricated Throat Lozenges.

Mrs. Stumper – Had a sick pig that Annagramma managed to get stuck in a tree after using Bangle’s Universal Nostrum on it.

Mrs. Umbridge – Ran a souvenir shop in Twoshirts. Had a barn that was FTW – Friendly To Witches.

Neville – Apparently in the army of the Baron of the Chalk. Possibly an Ogg. (See Kevin and Trevor.)

Nine Day Wonderers – Religious group in the Ramtops near Lancre. Brother Perdore was a member.

Old Miss Breathless – Witch in Two Falls. Resorted to Boffo because she couldn’t grow her own warts.

Old Mother (Gammer) Dismass – Elderly witch who doesn’t get out much.

Old Mother Gwinifer Blackcap – Of Sidling Without. Teacher of Petulia Gristle.

Old Mrs. Pewmire – Told Lucy Warbeck there was no age limit (written down) for inheriting a witch’s cottage.

Old Robbins – Night watchman at the Baron’s castle.

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.

Petulia Gristle – Um, she is learning witchery, um, from Old Mother Gwinifer, um, Blackcap. She’s, um, good with, um, pigs.

Pinky – Mother of You, the cat.

Queen of the Elves – Nearly kills Granny Weatherwax. But that ate’nt true.

Resonata – Goddess of weasels.

Rob Anybody – Big Man of the Chalk Hill Clan of the Nac Mac Feegle.

Roger (mealworm) – Owned by Miss Tick who once made a shamble of him and other bits.

Roland de Chumsfanleigh – Son of the Baron of the Chalk. Eventually becomes the Baron and weds Letitia Keepsake.

Senior Librarian Swinsley – A Traveling Librarian.

Sensibility Bustle – Powerful wizard of Unseen University who captured a hiver (inside himself). The accomplishment led to his eventual demise.

Sergeant Roberts – In the army of of Baron of the Chalk.

Shawn Ogg, Our – Nanny Ogg’s son who is a guard at Lancre Castle.

Shifty Adams – Had a never-ending argument with Joe Broomsocket over ownership of a cow.

Slightly Mad Angus – Feegle who thinks Roland willna be interested in marryin’. Distrustful of the Baron.

Summer Lady – Elemental opposite of the Wintersmith (also an Elemental). The two meet twice each year. Owns the Cornucopia.

Superflua Raven – Author of Cooking in Dire Straights.

T. H. Mouseholder – Author of Survival in the Snow.

Thunder – One of Granny Aching’s dogs.*

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

Tolliver Groat – One of two remaining postmen, until Moist von Lipwig came along.

Trevor – Apparently in the army of the Baron of the Chalk. Possibly an Ogg. (See Kevin and Neville.)

Unlucky Charlie – Scarecrow in Lancre who can be truly scary.

Waspmire – Author of Book of Unusual Days.

Wee Dangerous Spike – A young Feegle who was assigned to watch over Tiffany Aching on the farm.

Wentworth Aching – Tiffany’s younger, sticky brother.

Widow Cable – Owner of Pinky, the cat.

Widow Langley – Was owed two months’ rent from Mr. Easy.

Wintersmith – The maker of the cold season called winter.

Wotua Doinov – Composer of Uberwald Winter. The Wintersmith once sang the overture.

You (cat) – Given to Granny Weatherwax by Tiffany.

Zakzak Stronginthearm – Has a shop in Sallett Without that caters to witches (and possibly others).


*I’m not sure if the dogs Thunder and Lightning are referenced in Wintersmith, but they might as well be.

**And sometimes by Hamish.

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Wintersmith Persons - Alphabetic
Alphabetical list of the persons in Wintersmith.
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