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Thropps

The Thropp Sisters

Well, the family always was bright, and brightness, as you know, decays brilliantly. Madness is the most shining way.

—Nanny regarding the Thropp family, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

The Thropp Family is a prominent family hailing from Munchkinland, and the most powerful of the quadrants dozen Eminences. From their seat at Colwen Grounds in Nest Hardings, the Eminent Thropp is the sole ruler of Munckinland. Her Eminence, Nessarose Thropp led the Munchkinlanders' succession from loyal Oz. Thropps are titled by their order in the line of succession to the Eminence, which is matrilineal. Thus, Elphaba Thropp at birth was "Elphaba of Rush Margins, Thropp Third Descending".

Despite most Munchkinlanders being short and stout, the Thropps, through selective breeding, were tall and slender, resembling the Gillikinese.

Known Family MembersEdit

  • His Eminence Peerless Thropp, the Eminent Thropp of Munchkinland. Died after many years of ruling.
    • Lady Partra Thropp, his only daughter. Wife of Romen Skarr. Died before she could become the Eminent Thropp.
      • Sophelia Thropp, their eldest daughter. She abdicated her right to be the Eminent Thropp and gave it to her younger sister, Melena.
      • Melena Thropp, their youngest daughter. The Thropp 2nd Descending. Wife of Frexspar the Godly. Died giving birth to her third child, Sheltergod.
        • Elphaba Thropp, their eldest daughter. The Wicked Witch of the West and formerly the Thropp 3rd Descending; she abdicated the title to her younger sister, Nessarose. Died from a bucket of water being thrown at her.
        • Her Eminence Nessarose Thropp, their youngest daughter. The Eminent Thropp of Munchkinland and Wicked Witch of the East. Crushed to death after Dorothy Gale's house landed on her.
        • Sheltergod Thropp, their youngest child and son. Emperor Apostle of Oz and claimant Eminent Thropp.