Gabriel Quill


Place of Origin:Redwall Abbey
Weapon: Bung Mallet
Death: Unknown
Appears: Mariel of Redwall, Martin the Warrior
Mentioned: The Bellmaker

Gabriel Quill, also known as Gabe, was the official Cellarhog of Redwall Abbey during the time of Abbot Bernard, and a descendant of Brownspike O'Quill. His nephew Durry went with Mariel and Dandin on their journey to Terramort. Durry later renamed the Waveblade the Gabriel after his uncle. He was an old friend of Brother Hubert and Burgo. By the time of the book The Bellmaker Gabriel was said to already be dead.


Gabriel, is frequently noted by Durry for his sayings:

  • "If it be rainin' then there do be water pourin' from the sky"
  • "There do be no better way o' eatin' than with 'ee mouth"
  • "A full barrel's not an empty 'un"
  • "'Ee can always tell a squirrel by his tail."