The Bellmaker
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AGRIC. Male weasel.  He and Spurge were wandering slavers in Southsward who kept Bowly captive until Mariel and Dandin rescued him.  (BM)

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BANDLE. Male Guosim shrew who traveled to Southsward with Joseph's expedition. (BM)

BELLMAKER, THE. By Brian Jacques. 1995. Mariel and Dandin fight to free the kingdom of Southsward from Urgan Nagru and Silvamord while Joseph the Bellmaker and friends from Redwall and the Guosim rush south to help.

BENJY. Young male squirrel.  Resident of Southsward. Both of his parents were killed by Urgan Nagru's horde.  While fleeing from the kingdom he was marooned on the Island of Wrecked Ships, where he adopted Wincey and Figgs as his sisters.  After he was rescued by Finbarr and the crew of the Pearl Queen, he returned to Southsward.  King Gael and Queen Serena adopted him after the kingdom was liberated from Urgan Nagru. (BM)

BLADENOSE.  Rat in Urgan Nagru's army.  (BM)

BLADETAIL. Male rat.  Captain in Urgan Nagru’s army.  He carried a spear and a bone whistle.  He was killed by Dandin in the final battle to free Southsward. (BM)

BLAGGUT.  Male searat.  Wears a tattered jerkin.  He was illiterate and slow-witted but had a much kinder nature than most rats.  He served under Captain Slipp as boatswain of the Pearl Queen.   After Finbarr stole back the ship they were stranded near the mouth of the River Moss.  They eventually traveled to Redwall, where Blaggut was immediately befriended by the mousebabe and Furrtil.  Blaggut came to enjoy the honest Abbey life, and discovered a natural talent for carpentry and boatbuilding.  He killed Slipp to avenge Mellus and renounced the way of the searat.  He went to live in a shack by the sea near the mouth of the River Moss, often coming back to visit his friends at Redwall. (BM)

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BLERUN DOWNRIVER.  Big male otter.  Leader of a holt of at least fifty otters in Southsward. (BM)

BLUEBANE. Small, furtive-looking male rat in Urgan Nagru’s army.   He wore a tattered tunic.  He doubled as a spy for both Silvamord and Nagru.  He was killed by Rab Streambattle.  (BM)

BOWLY PINTIPS. Young male hedgehog of Southsward.  He had good aim for throwing things.  He did not recall his parents, and was kept prisoner by the weasel slavers Agric and Spurge.  After Mariel and Dandin rescued him, he dreamed of becoming a warrior just like them.  He achieved his goal by helping to lead the attack to liberate Castle Floret.   After the war, he sailed off with Mariel and Dandin in the Pearl Queen to find adventure over the western horizon. (BM)

BRACKEN WOODSORREL.  Male hare.  Great-uncle of Meldrum, ancestor of Tarquin.  Head of the Westshore Woodsorrel family.  Meldrum claims he was "Bracken the Brave," but Tarquin says his many fibs earned him the title "Old Bracken the Blowhard."  (BM)

BRAGGLIN. Male rat.  Captain in Urgan Nagru's horde.  Killed by Meldrum. (BM)

BRAGTAIL, BIG.  Male rat.  Soldier of Urgan Nagru. Killed by Muta. (BM)

BRUGGIT. Young mole in Southsward. (BM)

BULGUM. Person of high status in Southsward marshtoad society, like a chief or magician. (BM)

BURDILL STRAIGHTFURRER. Dibbun male mole in Southsward.  Grandson of Furpp.  Brother of Grumbee and Porgoo. (BM)

BURROM.  Female hedgehog from Southsward.   She was seriously injured by a falling mast on the Island of Wrecked Ships after being marooned there.  She took care of Wincey, Benjy and Figgs, but she was never quite right in the head after her injury.  She died about a month before the Pearl Queen arrived at the island. (BM)


CASTLE FLORET.  The seat of government for the kingdom of Southsward and home to King Gael and Queen Serena.  The castle is situated on a tall hill, and is surrounded by a moat on three sides and the edge of a cliff on the other side.  It was temporarily conquered by Urgan Nagru and Silvamord. (BM)

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CAVERN HOLE.  Cozy, informal meeting and dining area in Redwall Abbey, down from Great Hall.

COLDCLAW. Rat Captain in Urgan Nagru’s army. (BM)

COLTVINE.  Young male hare of Southsward.   Nephew of Meldrum. Brother of Runtwold, Thurdale and Foghill. (BM)

CRESSEYE.  Otter in Rab and Iris' holt in Southsward.   (BM)

CROOKNECK. Rat in Urgan Nagru's army. (BM)


DANDIN THE SWORDCARRIER.  Male mouse.   Great-great grandson of Gonff, Prince of Mousethieves.  Childhood friend of Saxtus.   He helped to build Redwall’s belltower.  He was chosen to carry Martin’s sword in the quest to rescue Joseph the Bellmaker from Gabool.   After the fall of Bladegirt he and Mariel set off together to find adventure.  They eventually made their way to Southsward, where they helped liberate Castle Floret from Urgan Nagru.  After the war, he sailed off with Mariel and Bowly in the Pearl Queen to see what was over the western horizon. (MR, BM)

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DEEKEYE.  Female hedgehog of Southsward.   Mate of Gawjun.  She was from a rather primitive tribe and used archaic speech.  She carried a war club. (BM)

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DIBBUNS. Young ones at Redwall Abbey.  (The term was introduced in Mariel of Redwall.)

DIRGECALLERS. Two adult female ermine.  They have red eyes, black tailtips, and, in the summer, dull brown coats.  They were brought across the seas to Southsward by Urgan Nagru, who used them as trackers and killers in his army.  They were kept in a cage and were feared by the other vermin in the horde.  Mad, speechless and savage, the Dirgecallers track by scent and ravage live prey.   They were killed in a landslide trap by Meldrum, Mariel and Dandin. (BM)

DRANGLE. Searat. Lookout on the Shalloo. Killed in the Green Maelstrom. (BM)

DRIGG.  Rat in Urgan Nagru's army. Killed by Muta. (BM)

DURRY QUILL. Male hedgehog of Redwall.  Nephew of Gabriel Quill.  He went questing with Mariel and Dandin, and later succeeded his uncle as cellarmaster of Redwall.  He also went with Joseph the Bellmaker on his quest to Southsward.  Along the way he became close friends with Rufe and Fatch.  (MR, BM, MW)

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EGBERT THE SCHOLAR.  Fat male mole of Southsward.  He wore a belted shagreen tunic and spectacles.  He was born "Soilburr" in a tribe of moles living east of Castle Floret.  Dissatisfied with such a rustic existance, he moved into a series of tunnels, cave and secret passageways in and below Castle Floret.  He educated himself so he no longer talked in molespeak, but in an intellectual tone filled with rhymes and large words.    He can lapse back into molespeak when speaking to fellow moles, however.   He nursed Rab and Muta back to health after they were nearly killed by Urgan Nagru's rats.  He also preserved many books and scrolls from the library of Castle Floret when the vermin tried to destroy them.  He had no real fighting skills.   After the war he was appointed Castle Librarian and Archivist of Floret, Official Recorder for Southsward Country and Dynastic Concordance Coordinator to the House of Gael.   (BM)

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EULALIA. War cry of badgers and hares, especially those associated with Salamandastron.


FATCH.  Male Guosim shrew.   Friend of Rufe and Durry.  He was killed by Silvamord in the battle to liberate Castle Floret, thereby saving Rufe's life. (BM)

FIGGS.  Tiny female ottermaid of Southsward.  She was marooned on the Island of Wrecked Ships, where Wincey and Benjy became her adopted siblings and Burrom her adoptive mother.  After she, Wincy and Benjy were rescued by the crew of the Pearl Queen, she returned to Southsward, where all three were adopted by King Gael and Queen Serena.  She was also close to Hon Rosie, and liked to follow her around, mimicking her.  (BM)

FILLCH.  Male rat in Urgan Nagru's army.   Killed by Rab.  (BM)

FINBARR GALEDEEP.  Large male sea otter.   He was covered in tattoos and scars, is missing an ear, and has a mussel shell eyepatch.  He carried two curved swords in crossbelt on his back.   His crew, wife and two sons were killed when searats captured his ship, the Pearl Queen.   Seasons later, he recaptured the ship while helping Joseph the Bellmaker on his quest to Southsward.  He was killed by Bladetail during a battle with Urgan Nagru.   with one eye and lots of tattoos.  Captain of the Pearl Queen.  Helped in the fight to liberate Southsward.  Killed  (BM)

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FINGLE, BROTHER. Resident of Redwall. (BM)

FLANGOR. Rat in Urgan Nagru's army. Killed by Muta. (BM)

FIRGAN.  Big, tough, male rat in Urgan Nagru’s army. Killed by Rab and Muta. (BM)

FLOKKY.  Rat in Urgan Nagru's army. Killed by Muta. (BM)

FLORET.  See Castle Floret.

FOGHILL. Young hare. Nephew of Meldrum. Brother of Coltvine, Thurdale and Burdill. (BM)

FOREMOLE. Title given to the leader of the moles.  The first mole to hold that title in Redwall was Dinny, although the term predates the Abbey.

FOREMOLE.  Male mole.  Leader of the moles at Redwall. (MR, BM)

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FURPP STRAIGHTFURRER.  Old male mole of Southsward.  Grandfather of Burdill, Grumbee and Porgoo.  Patriarch of a mole colony living in a hollowed-out hill near Castle Floret.  (BM)

FURRTIL. Female mole Dibbun of Redwall.   She was best friends with the mousebabe and also befriended Blaggut.  (BM)


GAEL SQUIRRELKING.  Male squirrel.   Ruler of Southsward.  Husband of Serena, father of Truffen, adoptive father of Wincey, Benjy and Figgs.  He was imprisoned when Urgan Nagru conquered Castle Floret, but was later rescued by Mariel, Dandin and Meldrum. (BM)

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GATCHAG.  Male rat.  Captain in Urgan Nagru's army.  He was killed by Urgan Nagru for voicing an unpopular opinion. (BM)

GAWJUN. Male hedgehog of Southsward.  Mate of Deekeye.  He was from a rather primitive tribe and used archaic speech.  He carried a war club. (BM)

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GLOGALOG.  Very large, old male toad.  King of marshtoads in Southsward. He carried a bulrush sceptre topped with a lizard skull and often traveled in a hammock carried by other toads. (BM)

GLOKKPOD.  Male red-backed shrike or "Butcher Bird" of Southsward.  He was imprisoned in Castle Floret after it was conquered by Urgan Nagru and later escaped with Mariel, Dandin and Meldrum.   He was bad-tempered and fought with Meldrum but did help the others escape from the castle's highest tower. (BM)

GRAYWORT.  Male rat in Urgan Nagru’s army.   Husband of Sicant.  He was very briefly promoted to captain before being killed by Mariel, Dandin, Gael and Meldrum in their escape. (BM)

GREAT HALL. Large meeting area in Redwall Abbey. Inside is a large tapestry chronicling the abbey's history.

GREENBECK.  Big male otter in Rab and Iris Streambattle’s band. (BM)

GREEN MAELSTROM.  Giant whirlpool off the coast of Southsward, along the Roaringburn current.  It is more than ten shiplengths wide and nearly impossible to escape from.  It swallowed the Shalloo. (BM)

GRINGOL. Soldier in Urgan Nagru’s army. Killed by Rab and Muta. (BM)

GRINJ.  Male rat in Urgan Nagru's army.   Experienced archer.  Killed by Meldrum. (BM)

GRUMBEE STRAIGHTFURRER.  Dibbun mole of Southsward.  Grandchild of Furpp.  Sibling of Burdill and Porgoo. (BM)

GRUTCH. Large, grey male rat in Urgan Nagru’s army. (BM)

GULLWHACKER. Thick, knotted rope weapon used by Mariel. The original version ended up serving as the bellrope for the Joseph Bell. (MR, BM)

GUOSIM . Guerilla Union of Shrews in Mossflower. Their leader is called Log-a-Log. They are skilled at handling river craft and good cooks but are very argumentive.


HAROLINA. Stringed instrument played by Tarquin. (MR, BM)

HONORABLE ROSEMARY WOODSORREL (HON ROSIE).   Female hare.  Wife of Tarquin L. Woodsorrel.  Mother of twelve.  She has an extremely loud laugh.  She was in a Long Patrol regiment with Clary and Thyme, where Clary nicknamed her "Hawkeye."  After being seriously wounded in battle with Greypatch's searats, she retired from the Long Patrol and married Tarquin.   She later accompanied Joseph the Bellmaker on his quest to Southsward, and was almost lost at sea. (MR, BM)

HOOKTAIL.  Male rat.  Captain in Urgan Nagru’s army.  He lost an ear in battle with Muta.  He was killled trying to recapture the gatehouse of Castle Floret from Mariel, Rab and Muta. (BM)


IRIS.  Female otter of Southsward.   Wife of Rab Streambattle.  She was a skilled archer and capable leader.   (BM)

ISLAND OF WRECKED SHIPS.  Rocky island off Southsward where many vessels have been wrecked.  Wincey, Benjy, Figgs and Burrom were marooned here.  (BM)


JACQUES, BRIAN. Author of the Redwall series. Visit the Official Brian Jacques Homepage!

JERRIL.  Male Dibbun mouse of Redwall.  In their old age, Rufe and Durry told the tale of their quest to Southsward to him and a group of other Dibbuns. (BM)

JOSEPH BELL. Giant bell of Redwall. Made by Joseph the Bellmaker for Salamandastron, but was stolen by Gabool before it could be delivered. It eventually ended up at Redwall.


JOSEPH THE BELLMAKER.  Strong, well-built male mouse with silver fur and a short grey beard.  Father of Mariel.   He was originally from the deep south.  Rawnblade commissioned him to make a bell for Salamandastron, but while journeying to deliver it he was captured by Gabool the Wild.  It was his first time at sea.  He was a prisoner on Terramort Island for some time before escaping.  He was a founding member of Trag.  After the fall of Bladegirt he moved to Redwall Abbey, where the grateful residents named the great bell after him.  He lived at Redwall for four seasons before Martin the Warrior came to him in a dream and warned him that Mariel and Dandin were in danger.  He and some friends journeyed to Southsward to assist them in freeing the kingdom from Urgan Nagru.   After the war, he stayed behind to help rebuild Southsward, and made a bell for the monument in front of Castle Floret.  He was given the titles of King's Advisor, Honorary Commander of the Army of Southsward, and Lord Warden of Floret.  He came to visit Redwall at least once after that, accompanied by Wincey, Benjy and Figgs.  (MR, BM)

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LOG-A-LOG. Title given to the leader of the Guosim shrews.

LOG-A-LOG.  Male shrew.  Leader of the Guosim.   He and some of his shrews accompanied Joseph the Bellmaker on his quest to Southsward.  (BM)

LUMBA. Tall, strong male rat in Urgan Nagru’s army.  He was presumably killed trying to recapture the gatehouse of Castle Floret from Mariel, Rab and Muta.  (BM)


MALLEN, BROTHER. Young male mouse of Redwall.  He was a Dibbun four seasons before Joseph left Redwall for Southsward.   (BM)

MARIEL.  Female mouse.  Daughter of Joseph the Bellmaker.  Her favorite weapon is the Gullwhacker:  a thick, knotted rope.  Originally from the deep south, her first sea voyage was with her father as he went to deliver his great bell to Salamandastron.  Before they could reach their destination they were captured by Gabool the Wild.  She was a slave to Gabool, who called her "Skiv."  She angered and nearly defeated Gabool, and the searat king threw her into the sea.  She washed up on the beach in a storm with amnesia.   She called herself "Storm Gullwhacker" and eventually made her way to Redwall, where she regained her memory.  She then set off with Dandin, Tarquin and Durry to rescue her father and take revenge on Gabool.  She later went questing to the south with Dandin and helped liberate Castle Floret from Urgan Nagru.  After that she, Dandin and Bowly sailed off in the Pearl Queen to find adventure over the western horizon.  (MR, BM)

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MARTIN THE WARRIOR. The central figure of the Redwall series. Male mouse with brown fur.  He was a great warrior from the far north who helped to free Mossflower from the reign of cruel wildcats.  He was severely wounded in the battle but survived. He then hung up his sword and led a life of peace, becoming Redwall Abbey’s co-founder with Abbess Germaine.  He presumably died of old age (there is no evidence to the contrary,) and was buried in a tomb beneath the Abbey.  His ghost sometimes appears in dreams and visions to offer advice to troubled Redwallers. (MW, MF, LL)

MELDRUM FALLOWTHORN THE MAGNIFICENT, FIELD MARSHAL.   Old, overweight male hare of Southsward.  Uncle of Foghill, Runtwold, Coltvine and Thurdale.  Grand-nephew of Bracken Woodsorrel, distant relative of Tarquin.   He wore a faded pink mess jacket with epaulets and silver buttons, and a tricorn hat with a drooping white feather.  His whiskers were waxed into a handlebar mustache.  He took great pride in his many medals, which he made himself.  His old-fashioned military knowhow and bravado were an asset in the war to free Southsward from Urgan Nagru.  (BM)

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MELLUS.  Female badger.  Guardian of Redwall.  She was stern but loves Dibbuns.  She was killed by Slipp.  (MR, BM)

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MINGOL.  Rat in Urgan Nagru's army. (BM)

MOUSEBABE, THE.  Male mouse Dibbun of Redwall.  He was very rambunctious.  His best friend was Furrtil, and he also befriended Blaggut.  (BM)

MUTA.  Mute female badger of Southsward. Nursemaid of Serena’s son Truffen.  She was severely wounded by Urgan Nagru’s army, nursed back to health by Egbert the Scholar, and went berserk for a time.  After the war was over and she was reunited with Truffen her mind recovered. (BM)

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NAGRU.  See Urgan Nagru.


OAK TOM. Fat squirrel. Husband of Treerose. Lives in Mossflower Woods. Was mischievous as a Dibbun. (MR, BM)


PEARL QUEEN.  Large, hardy ship.  It was captained by Finbarr Galedeep until it was taken over by searats. Then Slipp was its captain.  Finbarr recaptured it and used it to take Joseph the Bellmaker, his Redwall companions and the Guosim to Southsward.  After the war to free Southsward, Dandin, Mariel and Bowly sailed off in it to find adventure over the western horizon.  (BM)

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PORGOO STRAIGHTFURRER.  Dibbun mole of Southsward.  Grandchild of Furpp. Sibling of Burdill and Grumbee. (BM)

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RAB STREAMBATTLE.  Male otter of Southsward.   Husband of Iris.  He had brown eyes.  He was the leader of the otter guard of Castle Floret before Urgan Nagru conquered it.  He was seriously wounded and temporarily driven mad by Urgan Nagru’s troops.  Egbert the Scholar nursed him back to health, although he remained mute until he was reunited with Iris. (BM)

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RAGFEN. Rat soldier in Urgan Nagru’s army. (BM)

RAPPSNOUT.  Searat. First mate of Slipp on the Pearl Queen. (BM)

REDWALL ABBEY. Large red sandstone structure located between Mossflower woods and the main north road. Surrounded by tall walls. Major areas within the walls are: the gatehouse, bell tower, orchard, pond, Great Hall, Cavern Hole, infirmary, cellar, kitchens, Warbeak Loft. Built from red sandstone from a quarry north-east of the abbey. Founded by Abbess Germaine of Loamhedge and Martin the Warrior.

RELPH.  Blackbird of Southsward.  Ally of Gael and Rab. (BM)

RIVENEYE.  Male rat.  Captain in Urgan Nagru’s army.  Killed by Glokkpod. (BM)

RIVER MOSS. Runs from north-east of Redwall Abbey, north of the abbey, and empties into the ocean north of Salamandastron. Pikes live in the ford where the river crosses the North Path.

ROARINGBURN. Strong southernly ocean current near Southsward. (BM)

ROSE, SISTER.  Pretty resident of Redwall.  (BM)

RUFE BRUSH.  (Also known as Rufe Brushtail.)  Male squirrel.  He was Redwall Abbey's first bellringer.  He took Martin's sword to the Abbey roof after Dandin returned from Terramort. He also went on the quest to Southsward to find Mariel and Dandin.  Along the way he became close friends with Durry and Fatch. (MR, BM)

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RUCKAL.  Otter in Rab and Iris' holt in Southsward.   (BM)

RUDD.  Name given to Rab Streambattle by Egbert the Scholar before the injured otter could speak to tell his real name.  (BM)

RUNGLE.  Male mole of Redwall.  (BM)

RUNTWOLD. Young male hare of Southsward.  Nephew of Meldrum. Brother of Coltvine, Thurdale and Foghill.  His footpaw was injured in the final battle to free Southsward.  (BM)


SAGE, SISTER.  Plump, older female mouse.   Resident of Redwall Abbey.  Childhood sweetheart of Hubert.  (MR, BM)

SAINT NINIAN'S CHURCH.  Ancient building to the south of Redwall Abbey, on the east side of the road.

SAXTUS, ABBOT.  Male harvest mouse.   Childhood friend of Dandin.  He was very studious and well-behaved as a Dibbun.  He succeeded Bernard as Abbot of Redwall.  He also served as Abbey Recorder.  He was a bit overweight and wore spectacles.  (MR, BM, MW)

SEAWEED GROG. Foul-tasting searat drink that makes colors when spat into a fire.

SERENA, QUEEN.  Female squirrel of Southsward.   Wife of Gael Squirrelking, mother of Truffen, adoptive mother of Wincey, Benjy and Figgs.   She was imprisoned by Urgan Nagru when Castle Floret was conquered, but escaped with Truffen.  Iris' holt of otters hid and protected her until her husband was restored to power.  (BM)

SHALLOO. Searat ship captained by Strapp.   It was swallowed up by the Green Maelstrom with a double crew on board. (BM)

SHARKOE. Searat on the Shalloo. Killed in the Green Maelstrom. (BM)

SICANT. Female rat soldier and Silvamord’s maid. Wife of Graywort. (BM)

SILVAMORD.  Vixen.  Wife of Urgan Nagru.   She had dark green eyes and whitish grey fur with a silver-striped muzzle and back markings.  She wore a skirt made of the tails of other animals, decorated with chips of glittering crystal.  She couldn't swim.  She and her mate came from the frozen lands across the sea to conquer Southsward.  They ruled from Castle Floret until Mariel, Dandin, Joseph and others overthrew them.  She was killed by Rab Streambattle in the moat of Castle Floret. (BM)

SIMEON. Blind male mouse.  Friend of Bernard.   Herbalist at Redwall. (MR, BM, MW)


SLIPP, CAPTAIN.  Male bilgerat/searat.   Brother of Strapp.  He wore a tailed coat and seaboots.  He was once the Captain of the Pearl Queen.   After he lost his ship he and Blaggut wandered into Mossflower, eventually ending up at Redwall.  He killed Mellus and was then in turn killed by Blaggut. (BM)

SNICKER. Searat on the Shalloo. Killed in the Green Maelstrom. (BM)

SOURGALL.  Male rat.  Soldier in Urgan Nagru’s army. Killed by Rab Streambattle. (BM)

SOUTHSWARD. Kingdom ruled by Gael Squirrelking and Queen Serena. Temporarily conquered by Urgan Nagru. (BM)

SPURGE. Weasel slaver in Southsward. Companion of Agric. (BM)STRAPP, CAPTAIN. Searat. Brother of Slipp. Captain of the Shalloo. Killed when the Shalloo went down in the Green Maelstrom. (BM)

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STRAPP, CAPTAIN. Male rat Corsair.   Brother of Slipp.  Captain of the Shalloo.  He was smaller but more eloquent than Slipp.  He was killed when the Shalloo went down in the Green Maelstrom.  (BM)

SWORD OF MARTIN THE WARRIOR. Used to belong to Martin’s father, Luke. Stolen by Badrang, but recovered by Martin. Broken by Tsarmina, reforged from meteorite metal by Boar the Fighter. Later wielded by Dandin and many other Redwall heroes and heroines.


TARQUIN LONGLEAP WOODSORREL.  Male hare.  Son of Lorquin, husband of Hon Rosie, and father of twelve.  Descendant of Bracken Woodsorrel (of the Westshore Woodsorrels.) He wore green and yellow jester's attire and played the harolina--often composing awful love songs to Hon Rosie.  He was sent by Rawnblade to Redwall to be the abbey's first resident hare.  He accompanied Mariel and Dandin on their quest to Terramort, then returned to Redwall to marry Hon Rosie.  (MR, BM)

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THURDALE. Young male hare of Southsward.   Nephew of Meldrum.  Brother of Coltvine, Burdill and Foghill. (BM)

TREEROSE. Pretty red squirrel. Wife of Oak Tom. Redwall resident until her marriage, then lived in Mossflower Woods. (MR, BM)

TROUTLAD. Young male otter in Rab and Iris Streambattle’s band. (BM)

TRUFFEN. Baby male squirrel of Southsward. Son of Gael Squirrelking and Queen Serena.  Adoptive brother to Wincey, Benjy and Figgs.  He liked to dance with his nursemaid, Muta. (BM)


UGRATH.  Male rat in Urgan Nagru’s army. (BM)

URGAN NAGRU THE FOXWOLF.  Male fox.   Husband of Silvamord.  He was a large, lean and powerful fox with mottled bluish grey fur.  He wore the skin of a wolf named Urgan he claimed to have killed in battle.  Only he and his mate know the truth, that the wolf had actually frozen to death.  He replaced the wolf's claws with sharp iron hooks.  He and Silvamord came from the icy lands across the sea to conquer Southsward with their army of rats.   They ruled from Castle Floret until overthrown by Mariel, Dandin, Joseph and others.  Urgan Nagru died in the battle to liberate Southsward when Finbarr Galedeep smashed his head against a tree. (BM)

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VENGRO. Soldier in Urgan Nagru's army. (BM)

VIGLIM.  Male rat in Urgan Nagru’s army. Killed by Bowly Pintips. (BM)


WELDAN.  Old male squirrel of Southsward.  Longtime friend of Gael Squirrelking. (BM)

WETCHOPS.  Rat in Urgan Nagru’s army. (BM)

WINCEY.  Young mousemaid of Southsward.   She never knew her father.  She was marooned on the Island of the Wrecked Ships, where she adopted Benjy and Figgs as her siblings.   After she was rescued by Finbarr and the crew of the Pearl Queen, she returned to Southsward.   King Gael and Queen Serena adopted her after the kingdom was liberated from Urgan Nagru. (BM)

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YOGHUL. Fat, old male minstrel rat in Urgan Nagru's army.  He played a stringed instrument similar to a lute.  (BM)

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