Toil and trouble.
There wasn’t much of that in creating this list of characters from Wyrd Sisters. This is the chronological list. To see an alphabetical list, click over here.
Great A’Tuin – He or she is the turtle who moves through space in the Discworld universe. On her back are 4 elephants. On the backs of the elephants rests the Disc itself.
Jason Ogg, Our – One of Nanny Ogg’s many children. Nanny betimes babbysits for Jason’s youngest.
Nanny (Gytha) Ogg – A prominent and popular (especially with gentlemen) witch who had 15 children.
Goodie Whemper – A research witch – maysherestinpeace – who preceded Magrat Garlick in Mad Stoat. (That’s a place.)
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.
King Verence – King of Lancre, murdered by Duke Felmet.
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.
Duke Leonal Felmet – Murderer of King Verence. In need of a good hand cleanser (a la Macbeth).
Fate – One of the game-playing gods in Dunmanifestin.
Destiny – The god with whom Night had an appointment.
King Champot – Has haunted Lancre Castle for at least 1000 years.
Lady Felmet – Wife of Duke Leonal Felmet. The real power and brains during their rather brief rule in Lancre.
Bentzen – Captain of Duke Felmet’s personal body guard. Though as efficient a killer as a psychotic mongoose, was not immortal.
Olwyn Vitoller – Head of the troupe of strolling players of which Hwel was chief playwright. Adopted Tomjon at his wife’s insistence.
Mrs Vitoller – Wife of Olwyn, head of the acting troupe. Convinces her husband – with a look – to adopt Tomjon.
Tomjon – Rightful heir to the throne of Lancre (following Verence I) but preferred to be chief artiste among the strolling players and later at the Dysk.
Roger – One of Duke Felmet’s guards. Not allowed fruit on account of his trouble.
Greebo – Nanny Ogg’s cat. He will mate with any unsuspecting female.
Lightfoot – Magrat Garlick’s tortoyse familiar.
Grame Ogg, Our – His youngest was recently married (at the time of the events in Wyrd Sisters), which ceremony prevented Nanny Ogg from attending a coven meeting.
Tracie Ogg, Our – One of Nanny Ogg’s children. Once sent her a lovely new lamp.
Dreen Ogg, Our – Helped clean the wossnames off the floor at Nanny Ogg’s house that the witches had put there during a previous gathering. Good gel, that Dreen.
Old Mother (Gammer) Dismass – Elderly witch who doesn’t get out much.
King Thargum – Once king of Lancre. Poisoned by King Verence’s father. Had a red beard. Very gracious, according to Nanny Ogg.
Wen Ogg, Our – Along with Jason, one of Nanny Ogg’s sons who handled the taxman for her. [Wen is mentioned in the 1988 ROC edition, but he’s called Wane in other editions.]
Hwel – The Disc’s answer to Shakespeare. We don’t know what the question was.
Darron Ogg, Our – His eldest son got sick from too much beer at Nanny Ogg’s party. Nanny had good parties.
Reet Ogg, Our – One of Nanny Ogg’s children. Known to make pumpkin dip and have babbies.
WxrtHltl-jwlpklz – A demon questioned by Granny Weatherwax. The demon lost.
Willikins, Young – One of Vitoller’s actors who specialized in female roles.
Twins, the – A pair of young ghosts who wander Lancre Castle.
Troglodyte Wanderer – Haunts Lancre Castle because it was built on his burial mound.
Queen Bemery – Ruler of Lancre from 670 to 722. Now seen by Verence haunting the castle.
Goodie Filter – A witch who had trained Granny Weatherwax and who apparently didn’t mince words with her. We don’t know what
Granny di became of her.
Shawn Ogg, Our – Nanny Ogg’s son who is a guard at Lancre Castle.
Wane Ogg – One of Nanny Ogg’s many children.
Daviss – A butcher who was cursed by Nanny Ogg. We probably don’t want to know why.
Cakebread – According to our Shawn, cursed by Nanny Ogg after he kicked her cat.
Norbut, old – Once had a cow that stopped giving milk after Granny Weatherwax looked at it. Maybe.
Champett Poldy – Guard at Lancre Castle. Brought into the world by Granny Weatherwax.
Hron – A guard of Lancre Castle who didn’t get as far as he wanted with Magrat Garlick – in part, due to her breadknife.
Verence, the Fool – Becomes King Verence II when his half brother, Tomjon, decides not to be king of Lancre.
Kev Ogg – One of Nanny Ogg’s many children. Perhaps a triplet with Trev and Nev?
Trev Ogg – One of Nanny Ogg’s many children. Perhaps a triplet with Kev and Nev?
Nev Ogg – One of Nanny Ogg’s many children. Perhaps a triplet with Kev and Trev?
Sharleen Ogg, Our – One of Nanny Ogg’s many children known to have children of her own.
King Gruneweld – One-time king of Lancre. According to Nanny Ogg, he was a real king. Very gracious.
Grodley, Sister – A witch from Skund. Drops her Haitches. Apparently got into it with Granny Weatherwax over a gibbet.
Neshley – Cart driver who nearly ran over Granny Weatherwax. She removed his cart’s wheels, of course.
(Miss) Whipple – Neshley’s mother, maiden name.
Hoki – According to Granny Weatherwax, a god who is usually “a bloody nuisance”. Blind Io would likely agree.
King Gruneberry the Good – King of Lancre from 906 to 967. What he was good at is not known.
King Murune – King of Lancre from 709 to 745. He didn’t make friends easily and met a terrible fate. (See footnote in Wyrd Sisters.)
Queen Grimnir the Impaler – Vampire ruler of Lancre from 1514 to 1553, 1553 to 1557, 1557 to 1562, 1562 to 1567, and 1568 to 1573.
Black Aliss Demurrage – The quintessential witch, the type which most present-day witches now try to avoid being compared to.
Blind Io – Chief of the gods who live at Dunmanifestin. He appears to be blind but has many eyes outside his body.
Herne the Hunted – Discworld god of “small furry creatures whose destiny it is to end their lives as a brief, crunchy squeak.”
Lords of Misrule – Leaders of the Fool’s Guild.
Brother Prankster – One of the Fool’s instructors. The name pretty much says it all.
Brother Jape – Attempted to teach the Fool to juggle badly. There was really no need.
Karen Ogg, Our – Married to an innkeeper of Ankh-Morpork. Nanny Ogg hasn’t seen her baby yet.
(Head) Librarian – Formerly human, now simian. Favorite (and nearly only) word: Oook.
Patrician of Ankh – The leader of the city of Ankh-Morpork. You know him cordially as Havelock Vetinari.
Ron (thief) – One of J. H. Boggis’ nephews. Was fetched a right thump by the Fool.
J. H. ‘Flannelfoot’ Boggis – With his nephews, ‘The Old Firm’ of Bespoke Thieves. Attacked the Fool and humbly regretted it later.
Machiavelli – Roundworld personality. He couldn’t have run a whelk stall compared to the Patrician of Ankh-Morpork.
Grabpot Thundergust – The dwarf who (don’t say it too loudly) owns the Halls of Elven Perfume and Rouge Co.
Krysoprase (aka Chrystophrase and Chrysoprase) – Son of Kwartz? Head Troll.
Dafe – An actor who portrayed Death, until Death showed up.
Leonard of Quirm – Painter, inventor. (Think, da Vinci.)
Wimsloe – A young actor who cared a lot about the props.
Shirl Ogg – With Daff, helps out in the kitchens of Lancre Castle.
Daff Ogg – Perhaps Daffney? One of Nanny Ogg’s many children. Helps in the kitchen of Lancre Castle.
Brattsley – An actor (an Elder), known for the line: “What hath befell the land?“
Millie Hipwood – According to Nanny Ogg, she “ditch-delivered” a baby girl who turned out fine. (See Macbeth for details.)
Wilph – An actor who portrayed one of the witches.
Billem – An actor who portrayed one of the witches.
Gumridge – An actor who played the part of the Good Duchess; i.e., Lady Felmet; i.e., Lady Macbeth. Musta been quite the actor.
Mussorgsky – Roundworld personality. Musician who would have been less creative about mountain music, if it depended upon the coven of three.