In The War Amongst the Angels the Rose is the daughter of Sir Arthur Moorcock of Tower House, Dent and Lady Eleanor Moorcock, christened as Margaret Rose Moorcock. Married first to Count Rudolph von Bek then to Prince Lobkowitz; she also claims to have married Edwin Begg, the Clapham Antichrist. At the novel's end she is married to 'Horace' (possibly Captain Horace Quelch, with whom she had earlier had an affair). Her other lovers variously included Sam Oakenhurst and Jack Karaquazian.
Wields the sword Swift Thorn and the knife Little Thorn.
As the Barbary Rose she is a pirate captain based on the island of Las Cascadas.
Edwin Begg claimed he and the Rose had a child together; "a new human creature, neither male nor female but self-reproducing, a new messiah...It grew to lead the world upon a new stage in our evolution".
- The Revenge of the Rose
- Jerusalem Commands
- Blood: A Southern Fantasy
- The Retirement of Jack Karaquazian - as Countess von Bek
- The White Pirate - as Countess Rose von Bek
- Some Fragments found in the Effects of Mr Sam Oakenhurst
- The War Amongst the Angels - as Rose von Bek (née Moorcock)
- King of the City - as Rosie Begg
- The Case of the Nazi Canary - as Countess Rose von Bek
- The Mystery of the Texas Twister - as Mrs von Bek
- Moonbeams and Roses - where she is the sole survivor of a universe of people, half rose/half human.
- Duke Elric - as Barbary Rose
- The Metatemporal Detective (comic)
- The Black Blade of the Barbary Coast - as Barbary Rose
- Elric: The Balance Lost by Chris Roberson - as Barbary Rose
- The Retirement of Jack Karaquazian - as Rose von Bek
- The Black Blade's Summoning - as a galaxy, whose planets form one mighty garden
- Lunching with the Antichrist
- Crimson Eyes - as Lady Rose Perrott
- The White Wolf's Son - as Barbary Rose
- The Eternal Champion
- The Enquiry by Matthew J. Jorgensen
Also Known As
- Margaret Rose Moorcock (birth name)
- 'Galloping Jim'
- 'Captain Hawkmoon'
- Countess Rose von Bek (married name)
- Rosie Begg
- Lady Rose Perrott
- Barbary Rose