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Nicholas Quirke was a male human who was mentioned in Mortal Engines. He is the head deity of London.


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A statue of Quirke can be seen in the area where the London Museum is. Tom frequently swears by him during the film.

He was later mentioned by Tom in the "End of the Ancient" bonus feature on the film's DVD and Blu-ray release.


  • "Nicholas" is an English name derived from the Greek name "Nikolaos", meaning "victory of the people".[1]
  • Quirke is named after Philip Reeve's friend Nick Quirke (best known for his work with Brighton’s Festival Shakespeare Company).[2]


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