Morgause is watching her sister's progress through the haunted Black Wood. Morgause was the eldest daughter of Vivienne - who was also the mother of Morgana, thus making Morgause and Morgana maternal half-sisters. She helped Morgana with her plan to kill Arthur by getting Cenred to kidnap Gwen's brother Elyan and giving her a magical ring to guide Cenred's warriors to Arthur, she nearly killed Arthur with a fire spell before Merlin exploded the fire before it could harm Arthur (The Castle of Fyrien). You chose to poison one of my own. Human Merlin finds the Fisher King, who reveals it was really Merlin's quest. In modern Arthuriana, the character of Morgause is often conflated with that of Morgan le Fay; in John Boorman's film Excalibur (1981), for instance, Morgause's role as the mother of Mordred is transferred to "Morgana". A crowd had gathered around the stadium buzzing with excitement. Morgause also demonstrated the ability to magically transport herself and Morgana by forming a whirlwind around them, and was able to conjure a massive column of fire that would have killed Arthur if Merlin had not stopped her. Saved by Catelyn "Kalla" 27. In his first attempt to pass her a note she was suspicious and threatened to kill him (The Sins of the Father). Summary. However it should be noted that Morgause merely caught Merlin off-guard rather than defeating him in direct conflict, making it unclear how the two would compare if they had to fight each other directly using their magic. The Sins of the FatherThe Fires of IdirsholasThe Tears of Uther PendragonThe Crystal CaveThe Castle of FyrienThe Eye of the PhoenixQueen of HeartsThe Coming of ArthurThe Darkest Hour. Morgause was largely callous and cold towards others, viewing most of them as tools to be used to gain power and disposed of when they served no further use. Merlin - Morgause and Cenred. It is, however, possible that Morgause only made this up as part of her schemes, particularly since she could not have known Ygraine for very long as she was still a child when she died, and also because Morgause was smuggled out of Camelot as an infant. Morgause never aimed to harm Arthur if his fall wasn't necessary for her plans to succeed. Morgause chose her sister over her chance to kill Uther, and used her magic to kill the knights. After Morgana discovered the truth of her birth, Morgause was the mastermind behind most of her sister's plans to get rid of him and seize the throne. As a result of Uther's ban on all things magical, Morgause lost all contact with her family when she was a young child. You inherited that trait from your mother. Morgause manipulated Guinevere and Sir Leon into leading them to Arthur who had escaped Camelot along with Merlin, Elyan, Gwaine, and Gaius. Making Morgana the source of an enchantment. Tom Ellis Merlin Tom Ellis Lucifer Richard Beckinsale Sean Connery 007 Merlin Memes David Essex Dark Fairytale My Tom Character Profile. Don't." Upload Download Add to wardrobe 3px arm (Slim) Background Morgause - Merlin … [8] Her death was first included in the Post-Vulgate Queste;[9] Malory used the variant from the Second Version of the Prose Tristan. Morgana and Morgause deleted scenes 4x01 (Merlin - The Darkest Hour) - Duration: 1:12. She even directly tried to kill Arthur, creating a column of fire that would have definitely killed him, had it not been for Merlin's magic (The Castle of Fyrien). She then learned that the King betrayed Vivienne's husband Gorlois by having an affair with her, resulting in the birth of Morgause's half-sister Morgana, from whom she was separated first due to Gaius who smuggled her out of Camelot for an unknown reason and remained to be separated from Morgana due to Uther Pendragon who years later started the Great Purge and the war on magic after Arthur's birth. The Dolma. You showed yourself to be a man of honour. With Morgana's help, Morgause later cast a powerful enchantment on Uther using a mandrake root and his tears. Morgause tells Morgana to give Arthur the Eye of the Phoenix, which will consume his life force. She spared him when she defeated him in a duel and she also displayed sympathy towards him about his mother's death (The Sins of the Father). Despite the fact that his father tried to prevent him from leaving, Arthur went to meet her, accompanied by Merlin. After Merlin promises on his mother's life to free him, the Great Dragon advises Merlin to kill Morgana to stop the spell. When Morgana had a dream of Gwen becoming Queen of Camelot alongside Arthur she gave Morgause a message informing her of this. The ritual for the cup of life is completed. Thanks to her spy, Morgana, Morgause discovered when Arthur and Merlin set out to find the Cup of Life. The two were originally believed to be half-sisters though this remains ambiguous. Morgause genuinely cared for her half-sister Morgana, who seemed to be the only person for whom she had any affection. Morgause was so consumed with hatred and rage as a result of the persecution of sorcerers by Uther that she would stop at almost nothing to destroy him completely. Elle est aussi une habile guerrière, une puissante sorcière et une des dernières Grande Prêtresse de l'ancienne Religion. He did so, and Morgause told him the whole thing had been a test of his character. Tags. When Morgause captured Merlin, she used a powerful enchantment on his chains to the point that he was unable to break free by using his magic. Morgause was the half-sister of Arthur who married Lot. Morgause didn't pay much attention to Merlin and only thought of him as a serving boy. She also seemed confident that she could defeat him, which she did. Morgause obviously thought she was superior to Cenred despite him being a king and she frequently gave him orders which Cenred usually obeyed. Morgause Watches. Merlin tried to protest but I rolled myeyes "Merlin. Morgana was evidently disturbed and unhappy about killing her sister, but Morgause was determined to use her inevitable death to benefit her and persuaded her to go through with it. In modern Arthuriana, the character of Morgause is often conflated with that of Morgan le Fay; in John Boorman's film Excalibur (1981), for instance, Morgause's role as the mother of Mordred is transferred to "Morgana". Whilst Cenred's men lay siege to the castle, Morgana uses a rowan wood magic staff to create an army of sword-wielding skeletons to fight the knights inside Camelot. However, she may instead be skilled at interpreting body language, particularly since she was forever ignorant of his magic… Morgause was very confident in her own abilities, passing straight into Camelot and killing five guards on the way before challenging Arthur to a duel. Morgause, Morgawse o Morgase (anche Anna o Anna-Morgause) è nelle leggende arturiane una parente di re Artù, moglie di re Lot delle Isole Orcadi e madre di alcuni cavalieri della Tavola Rotonda.In parecchie versioni ella è anche una maga. Morgause demostró ser una guerrera hábil, una bruja de gran poder y una Suma Sacerdotisa de la Antigua Religión . For some unknown reason, Gaius was asked to smuggle the infant Morgause out of Camelot and give her to the High Priestesses of the Old Religion. She easily overpowered Merlin when he attempted to spill blood out of the Cup of Life, slamming him against the wall with a non-verbal spell, and it was only because of the intervention of Gaius that Merlin managed to defeat her. Her husband, who has unsuspectingly raised Mordred as his own son, is later slain in battle by King Pellinore. Later on, after she summons the Medhir Knights to raid Camelot, she realizes that he is responsible for her sister's poisoning and decides to call her attack off in order to save Morgana (The Fires of Idirsholas). Homepage. "[10], Dr Caitlin R. Green of www.Arthuriana.co.uk notes: "In the later Vulgate, "Blood, Sex, Malory: Essays on the Morte Darthur", https://books.google.com/books?id=Jg-8AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA222, Morgause (Robbins Library Camelot Project), Margawse | The Legend of King Arthur (Nightbringer.se), Locations associated with Arthurian legend, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Morgause&oldid=985185955, Characters in works by Geoffrey of Monmouth, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, A sorceress with authority over dark powers, Morgawse is a central figure in, A main antagonist in the BBC television series, This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 13:52. Morgause was the eldest daughter of Vivienne - who was also the mother of Morgana, thus making Morgause and Morgana maternal half-sisters. She was previously married to Jared Harris. Morgause was later involved in a brief ceremony where Morgana was crowned Queen of Camelot, after her immortal warriors defeated Camelot's army. 2439 + Follow - Unfollow Posted on: Jun 08, 2019 . Morgause studied magic for many years, eventually becoming a very powerful sorceress, acting to take her revenge on King Uther Pendragon. Morgause was a hateful, evil, dreadful lady. When Merlin finds out, he goes in search of Gwaine and they follow Arthur into the Fisher King's Realm. As Morgause held the ax in her hands Arthur done as she said without question. She then placed a spell upon her, binding her life to a sleeping spell which she placed on Camelot. Morgause, like many other magic users, loathed Uther for his tyranny and his persecution of magical beings. Graphic Depictions Of Violence; Underage; Merlin/Arthur Pendragon (Merlin) Merlin (Merlin)/Original Male Character(s) Guinevere/Arthur Pendragon; Morgana/Morgause (Merlin) if you squint; Arthur Pendragon (Merlin) Merlin (Merlin) Balinor (Merlin) The High Priestesses will have trained Morgause from birth. Last skin of 5 from the BBC series Merlin, go check the rest out :D . The mother of Gawain's Welsh forerunner, Gwalchmei ap Gwyar, is thought to be Gwyar. Although Morgause noticed something different about Merlin, she failed to realize his gift and her attempts to kill him were foiled, first by Kilgharrah (The Tears of Uther Pendragon) and then by Gaius (The Coming of Arthur). It appears her name was originally a place name, as "Orcades" coincides with the Latin name for the Orkney Islands, the land traditionally ruled by Gawain's parents. Dressed as a knight, she killed five guards to get into the castle, where she revealed herself to the court and challenged Arthur Pendragon to a duel. They sometimes displayed affection for each other by hugging and Morgause kissed Morgana on the cheek at one point. Morgause est la fille aînée de Vivienne l'enchanteresse et de Gorlois, un noble ami d'Uther Pendragon. 59 likes. She was a skilled warrior, a powerful sorceress and a High Priestess of the Old Religion. [5] Other sources do not follow this substitution, however, indicating that Gwyar and Anna/Morgause originated independently.[6]. [4] Matronyms were sometimes used in Wales, as in the case of Math fab Mathonwy and Gwydion fab Dôn, and were also fairly common in early Ireland. When she found out Morgana was dying, she abandoned her attempt on Uther's life in order to save her half-sister. When Morgana returned to Camelot she remained in contact with Morgause and met with her many times. Acting as a spy during the war, Morgause comes to Carleon where she visits the young King Arthur, ignorant of their familial relationship, in his bedchamber and they conceive Mordred. Morgause was upset that her plans had failed while her deceit further cemented Arthur's mistrust of magic (The Sins of the Father). She was enraged when Merlin thwarted her and Morgana's plan, though she did not know that Merlin was the person that prevented the fall of Camelot (The Tears of Uther Pendragon). Unlike Morgana, Morgause was delighted by this since it meant she was of the royal line, albeit unrecognized and illegitimate, which meant Morgana could potentially take the throne when Uther died, provided that Arthur did not stand in the way. Accessibility links. Morgause gives her life as a gift to Morgana. Emilia Fox Morgause was an extremely powerful sorceress, and after the death of Nimueh, she replaced her as Camelot's most dangerous enemy. Morgause later persuaded Morgana to betray Uther and help her bring down Camelot. I said stepping forward. If you have read my earlier posts about Morgause, you will probably know I’m a bit of an obsessed fanatic of her potential backstory, which is entirely made up in my head but to me, makes so much sense. Emilia Fox was born on July 31, 1974 in London, England as Emilia Lydia Rose Fox. Though Cenred was polite to Morgause, she frequently threatened him whenever he failed her. As she was leaving Camelot, Morgause told Arthur that she knew something about his mother, giving Arthur incentive to come see her. However, she may instead be skilled at interpreting body language, particularly since she was forever ignorant of his magic. Meanwhile, Gwen grows suspicious of Morgana and sees her doing magic. However, he was later proven wrong when Morgause caused one of his warriors to turn against him and the man apparently killed him. Morgause fordert Arthur zu einem Ritter-Duell heraus, welcher … According to the Enfaces Gawain, Lot was her page with whom she had an intrigue, as a result of which Gawain was born. About 1 year ago . They are usually cast in the role of Lot's wife and Gawain's mother. When she was married to Lot, together they had 4 kids: Gawain, Gaheris, Agravain, and Gareth. Gaius arrived in time to prevent her from killing the young warlock and attacked her with his own magic catching her off guard. They secretly met at night in the castle where Morgause told her about different types of possible futures and told her to make sure this one would never happen. Cenred's men succeeded in collecting the Cup and Morgause made Cenred's army immortal. All of her sons depart their father's court to take service at Camelot, where Gawain and Gaheris avenge Lot's death by killing Pellinore, thereby launching a long blood feud between the two families. So you want Uther destroyed and his reign to end? Morgause is one of the two the main antagonist of the third series of BBC's Merlin. It is possible that Morgause also had the gift of a seer, since she possessed the magical bracelet before giving it to Morgana, her half sister. Morgause also arrogantly informed Merlin that she wouldn't see him again as she prepared to kill him and was caught off guard by the arrival of Gaius which resulted in her defeat. Morgause 524 39 72. Morgause was an associate of King Cenred who was clearly attracted to her. Morgause later met up with Morgana in a crowded market disguised as a poor old woman. Gaheris is consequently banished from court of Arthur (though he reappears later in the narrative, eventually being slain by Lancelot). You may regret that. He called her "My Lady" and also commented on her courage and bowed to her on one occasion. Mar 4, 2013 - Photo of morgause for fans of Merlin villains 15200327 Morgana appeared to be the only other person for whom Morgause had any real affection. The spell put everyone in Camelot to sleep, with the exception of Morgana, Arthur and Merlin (who were away when she cast the spell). Morgause later awoke the Knights of Medhir to kill Uther. Arthur goes to Morgause to see his mother. When Morgause captured Merlin, she used a powerful enchantment on his chains to the point that he was unable to break free by using his magic. As Morcades she also appears in Les Enfances Gauvain (early 13th century) and again in Heinrich von dem Türlin's Diu Crône (c. 1230). That & … A skilled warrior and a powerful sorceress, Morgause is a formidable enemy ... Fantasy drama based on the legend of King Arthur and Merlin. 1:12. best of the knights of the round table - Duration: 11:03. https://merlin.fandom.com/wiki/Morgause?oldid=219508. Now, she is the only thing he misses, looks forward to, and he hates himself for it. According to E. R. Huber, "What becomes clear on reading Le Morte d'Arthur and its medieval predecessors is that Morgause was not a villain until the modern period. Un personaggio a lei corrispondente nella Historia Regum Britanniae, del cronista del XII secolo Geoffrey di Monmouth, è chiamato Anna. Merlin then defeated Morgause by smashing her against a pillar with his magic, incapacitating her. However she betrayed Cenred and caused one of his own men to attack and apparently kill him. Morgause was later seen working with King Cenred to move against Camelot and watched the siege of Camelot with him. It is possible that her magic extends to a form of mind reading, as she was quick to guess at Merlin's hidden reasons for sacrificing everything for Arthur. Morgana felt she recognized Morgause from somewhere when they met, most likely from an early childhood memory or perhaps due to the mere fact that they were half-sisters. Morgause stood at attention, helmet on, sword ready and facing Uther’s chair. Although Morgause survived the attack from Merlin and Gaius, she was left with serious scars on the right side of her face, along with various other unspecified health problems. She also approached Morgana and won her trust by playing on the fact that if Uther discovered that she had magic, he would have her executed. ~~~Josephine’s POV ~~~ I tapped my foot anxiously in the stands, sitting beside Morgana and Gwen. Morgause displayed how much she cared for Morgana by abandoning her attempt on Uther's life to save her after she was poisoned by Merlin. Morgana (half-sister) † Vivienne (mother, disappeared) Gorlois (step-father) † Morgause was highly intelligent, astute, powerful, arrogant, vengeful, and Machiavellian. Morgause was eventually badly wounded by Merlin and Gaius, and a year later, physically weakened, she chose to be sacrificed by Morgana at the Isle of the Blessed, so the spirits of the dead could enter the human world and attack Camelot and the villages around it, claiming that it was her "final gift" to her sister, and that it would "bring their enemies to their knees". Morgause had apparently been previously unaware that Uther was Morgana's father (The Crystal Cave). She told Cenred to get the Cup for her. Nevertheless, Morgause has an affair with Sir Lamorak, a son of Pellinore and one of Arthur's best knights. Morgause, auch bekannt als Morgawse oder Margawse (selten auch Gwyar oder Anna) ist eine Figur aus der Sage um König Artus.In einigen Varianten ist sie die Halbschwester oder die Tante (Mutterschwester) von König Artus und entweder Mutter oder Erzieherin seines Sohnes Mordred, den Artus im Geschwisterinzest gezeugt haben soll.. Möglicherweise handelt es sich sagengeschichtlich … Surrounded, Morgause used her magic to take Morgana and herself away from Camelot and saved her life. It is possible that Ygraine knew Morgause's mother, and as it is known that Vivienne spent time in Camelot, this would lend credence to the theory that Vivienne is Morgause's mother. Though she was well acquainted with King Cenred, who was clearly attracted to her, Morgause treated him as a puppet and kept him interested with her looks and charm. Morgause was the half-sister of Morgana Pendragon; it is currently unknown if she had any other siblings, however this is more on the unlikely side. [Notes 1] She is furthermore a sister of Morgan le Fay and the wife of King Lot of Orkney, as well as the mother of Gareth, Agravain, and Gaheris, the last of whom murders her. Suddenly, the crowd began to cheer and Arthur walked into the arena. Morgause later attacked Merlin when he attempted to retrieve the Cup of Life. Puede ayudar en Wiki Merlin expandiéndolo. She gave Morgana the Phoenix Eye to give to Arthur for his quest to claim The Fisher King's trident so it would kill him (The Eye of the Phoenix). The powerful sorceress Morgause is a true femme fatale: beautiful and wicked to the bone. Morgause was also capable of telepathy as she used it to contact Morgana on one occasion. As his reward, Morgause used her magic to summon either Ygraine's spirit or the illusion of Ygraine, who told Arthur the secret of his birth; he had been conceived by magic because Uther had wanted an heir and as a result she had died. The Queen of Orkney, today best known as Morgause /mɔːrˈɡeɪz/ and also known as Morgawse and other spellings and names, is a character in later Arthurian traditions. Nonetheless, they feel he would not believe them if they exposed Morgana. In this tradition, Morgause is shown as Uther's daughter in Mary Stewart's Arthurian novels. In Malory, she is Lot's queen who, as the result of an amatory encounter with Arthur (who did not know they were related), gave birth to Mordred. Morgause first met Morgana when she arrived in Camelot and challenged Arthur to a duel and gave her a healing bracelet to help her sleep at night. Show Less. Morgana Lafayette is one of New York’s best soprano singer. Mordred is the offspring of Arthur's inadvertent incest with Morgause, the king's estranged half-sister. Behind the Scenes Enemies: ~no copyright infringement intended~ This was the only time Morgause displayed her skill with a sword and just like Morgana she relied mainly on magic to fight her enemies later in her life. Jan 23, 2014 - Explore Charlotte Walker's board "Morgause" on Pinterest. Tags. But just as he was about to deal the fatal blow, Merlin burst into the hall and convinced him that Morgause had tricked him. The Dolma (portrayed by Colin Morgan) is one of two characters who Merlin uses as a disguise (the other is Dragoon The Great). She said that there was nothing left for her in the living world and she wanted to make her passing her final gift to Morgana (The Darkest Hour). When Morgause was badly injured by Merlin and Gaius, Morgana was devastated and cried over her body, magically transporting the both of them away. She appears only once, in Series 5's episode "With All My Heart", after Queen Guinevere is possessed by a spell cast by Morgana. See more of Morgause on Facebook. Morgause takes Morgana away with her. Nevertheless Cenred was willing to stand up to Morgause if he thought it was necessary and told her that he had given up on the siege of Camelot after Morgana's skeleton army was destroyed. Morgause was eventually badly wounded by Merlin and Gaius, and a year later, physically weakened, she chose to be sacrificed by Morgana at the Isle of … Family: Merlin/Morgause (Merlin) Merlin (Merlin) Morgause (Merlin) Arthur Pendragon (Merlin) Sexual Slavery; Bondage; Non Consensual; Summary. She was the mother of 5 different kids, between two men. List of Appearances: One time, Lancelot and Bleoberis find Lamorak and Meleagant fighting over which queen is more beautiful, Morgause or Guinevere. Many years after her birth, Morgause returned to Camelot, now a grown woman. It it likely that the writers of BBC's Merlin drew some inspiration on this in their choice of making Morgana Uther's daughter, as they did mention Mary Stewart's classic 1970s Merlin books in an interview. I care only that Morgana takes her rightful place upon the throne of Camelot. Rhemila 37,967 views. Statistics Morgause a été grièvement blessée par Merlin et Gaïus et un an plus tard, elle a choisi de se faire sacrifier par sa demi-sœur maternelle Morgane Pendragon sur l'île de la Bienheureuse, de sorte que les esprits des morts envahissent Camelot et les villages alentours, affirmant que c'était son dernier cad… Enraged at his father for his presumed selfishness and without knowing all the details, Arthur returned to Camelot and attempted to kill Uther. Merlin refused to do so unless she killed the Knights. She was contemptuous of almost all others and, though she evidently cared about Morgana, she was more dominant in their relationship, although this changed a little during Morgana's first reign as Queen when they treated each other more like equals. Morgause wurde als Tochter von Gorlois und seiner Frau Vivienne geboren, wurde aber von Gaius zu Beginn der Großen Säuberung aus Camelot geschmuggelt. Why on earth did they cut this scene out?? Morgause was born into one of the noble houses of Camelot, the house of Gorlois - though the man himself is not her father as Morgause and Morgana referred to one another as "sister" once Morgana's true parentage (that of Uther) was known; her mother, Vivienne, the wife of Gorlois, is also implied to be Morgana's mother, and they both inherited their magical powers from her. Lancelot and Percival intervened allowing the group to escape. Morgause watched proudly as Morgana was crowned Queen of Camelot. Morgana later tried but failed (Queen of Hearts). Morgause survived the attacks by Merlin and Gaius, but was left so weakened that she decided the best course of action would be to use herself as a blood sacrifice to bring down Camelot, thus leaving the path open for Morgana to take the throne. Morgause. The sisters were united to start planning the attack of Camelot (The Fires of Idirsholas). It is possible that her magic extends to a form of mind reading, as she was quick to guess at Merlin's hidden reasons for sacrificing everything for Arthur. She had no real affection for him, though, and her treacherous nature was exemplified when she had him killed. She hated Arthur with all her passion, but only because his father shamed her mother. After her death, Merlin expressed his satisfaction to Morgana over his achievement to gravely injure Morgause. In the Post-Vulgate Cycle, Gaheris' brothers Gawain and Agravain initially plot to kill him in revenge for Morgause's death until they are persuaded to end the bloodshed in the family by Gareth and Bors. Sie wuchs bei den Hohepriesterinnen der Alten Religion auf und wurde schließlich selbst eine von ihnen. I was led to believe that the child had died. Morgana Lafayette is one of New York’s best soprano singer. She was able to summon an apparition of Arthur's mother, and later reawaken the Knights of Medhir as well as put the whole of Camelot into a deep sleep; the only beings immune to this spell were Kilgharrah and Morgana, but the latter was only immune because she was the source of the magic. Merlin, after visiting The Great Dragon, learned of how to stop the Knights, by destroying the source of the enchantment (which was Morgana), and so he reluctantly poisoned Morgana with a type of poison called hemlock. Morgause placedt he ax besid eArthur s head saying "You have shown that you are truly a man of your word Arthur Pendragon. A later search through the rubble found no trace of Morgana or Morgause leaving their fate unknown (The Coming of Arthur). Morgana & Morgause (Merlin) Cenred/Morgause (Merlin) Merlin/Arthur Pendragon (Merlin) Gwaine/Morgana (Merlin) Morgana (Merlin) Morgause (Merlin) Merlin (Merlin) Arthur Pendragon (Merlin) Mordred (Merlin) Cenred (Merlin) Gwaine (Merlin) Alternate Universe - Modern Setting; Summary. In Thomas Malory's 1485 compilation of Arthurian legends Le Morte d'Arthur, Morgause (Margawse) is one of three daughters born to Gorlois of Tintagel, Duke of Cornwall, and the Lady Igraine. Gender: The spell gave the impression to the people of Camelot that their king may be losing his mind and would be unfit to rule. In some versions of the legend, including the seminal text Le Morte d'Arthur, she is the mother of Gawain and Mordred, both key players in the story of King Arthur and his downfall. When they reached her, Morgause told Arthur to place his head on a chopping block so she could kill him. She also introduced herself to her half-sister, Morgana, though she kept their relationship a secret. 2331 . The young Morgause is wed to the Orcadian King Lot and bears him four sons, all of whom go on to serve Arthur as Knights of the Round Table: Gawain, one of his greatest knights; Agravain, a wretched and twisted traitor; Gaheris; and Gareth, a gentle and loving knight. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In addition to being extremely powerful in magic, Morgause was also an expert Swordswomen, being able to kill five Camelot guards with ease, and was the only known person besides Lancelot, Helios, and Albin who has managed to defeat Arthur in combat. [4] Gwyar is named as a female, a daughter of Amlawdd Wledig, in one version of the hagiographical genealogy Bonedd y Saint, while the 14th-century Birth of Arthur substitutes Gwyar for Geoffrey's Anna as Gwalchmei/Gawain's mother. In later Welsh Arthurian literature, Gawain is considered synonymous with the native champion Gwalchmei; Gwyar (meaning "gore"[2] or "spilled blood/bloodshed"[3]) is likely the name of Gwalchmei's mother, rather than his father as is the standard in the Welsh Triads. Affiliation: The spell caused Uther to see hallucinations of people whom he had caused to suffer either during the Great Purge or afterwards. No Archive Warnings Apply; Merlin/Arthur Pendragon (Merlin) Merlin & Arthur Pendragon (Merlin) Merlin (Merlin) Morgana (Merlin) Arthur Pendragon (Merlin) Uther Pendragon (Merlin) Gwen (Merlin) Gaius (Merlin) Kilgharrah (Merlin) Morgause (Merlin) In most versions she was the mother of Gawain, Gaheris, Agravain, Gareth, and often Mordred (in some versions, he is only her nephew, son of Morgana, though she typically has a hand in raising him, usually leading to no good). In an unreleased deleted scene from The Secret Sharer, Morgana, who is lying on the brink of death following her encounter with the old Emrys, sees her sister in the Spirit world and is given a magical coin that revives her. When Morgause captured Merlin, she used a powerful enchantment on his chains to the point that he was unable to break free by using his magic. Uther glared down from his chair, regarding everything with slight strain. The earliest known form of Morgause's name is Orcades, given in the First Continuation of Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval (the former of which was once attributed to Wauchier de Denain and dated c. 1200), where she is the mother of her sons Gawain, Agravain, Gaheris, Gareth and Mordred, and her daughters Clarissant and Soredamor. 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