Arthur later apologises for the pain he caused her, and Gwen accepts it. Gwaine has various nicknames for Gwen which she politely ignores. She changes to her true form and attacks again. Queen Guinevere Pendragon, better known as Gwen, is the widow of Arthur Pendragon, one of the best friends of Merlin, the younger sister of the late Sir Elyan, the only daughter and the youngest child of the late Tom (The Blacksmith), and the sister-in-law and a former best friend of the late Morgana Pendragon. She is my fave character and I'm an almighty Arwen fan and yesterday's episode broke my heart :( saying she is brainwashed does that mean she knows what she's doing just influenced by morgana?? Lady Helen: (about Arthur) Poor child. Morgana soon discovers Gwen’s feeling for Arthur when he is forced to marry a princess (The Changeling), which later results in Gwen getting captured by Cenred to lure Arthur to a trap (The Castle of Fyrien). Gwen loved her brother a great deal but was slightly resentful about the fact that he hadn’t contacted her in four years and that he put her, Arthur, and Merlin in danger. Merlin tried to do everything to save Arthur, even revealing his magic to the king. I am a GIGANTIC Merlin fan, but I think something about the show has changed. Unaware that Arthur has defied his father and is on his way to rescue her, she concludes that Uther will never pay a ransom for her and believes that she has been abandoned to die. zylice posted on Aug 26, 2012 at 04:05AM. Morgana turned Gwen in only a few days. Three years later, Camelot enjoys a time of prosperity and peace with Arthur and Guinevere as its rulers. As the daughter of a blacksmith, Gwen was very knowledgeable about armour and various other pieces of equipment. Arthur seems shocked, but surprised that his father has given him his blessing. He later was present at both Gwen's wedding and coronation watching on proudly. Gwaine on patrol spots the pair and pursues them however is knocked out by Morgana. It is then revealed that Gwen is using Sefa as bait to catch the real threat to Camelot, Ruadan; Sefa's father who is an ally of Morgana. Already knowing what she would say, Arthur reassured her that he would be careful, and kissed her good bye. As a result, Gwen discovered that Morgana had magic, making her realise that Morgana had turned against Camelot. I'm sure you'd have the p… Around this time, Gwen starts to regain trust in Arthur’s feelings for her. He even physically slapped her across the face when she stood up for herself against his accusations of enchanting Arthur, telling Uther that he would never understand what it is like to love someone. After Uther’s death, Gwen is one of the people who watch Arthur being crowned King of Camelot (The Wicked Day). Merlin makes her laugh and she admits that she likes that. Gwen had a close bond with Morgana who considered her to be her dearest friend in series one. Besides the Merlin Episode Guides there are also Image Galleries for each episode. It is likely that Sefa's betrayal reminded her of Morgana, who had been her best friend half a decade earlier. Over the next three years, Gwen adjusted to her role as a wife and as a Queen which made her more confidant in herself then she was before marrying Arthur. "Ok, I'm sorry to interrupt this little feelings fest, but am I the only one wondering why we're even here?" Mandrake roots are known for making people hallucinates. Affiliation: Sefa is Gwen's maid after she became queen and Gwen thought of her as a friend. Gwen discovers Eira's treachery and has her executed, but not before sending a false lead on Arthur's whereabouts on her raven to Morgana. Gwen is still close friends with Merlin, but no longer has any romantic feelings for him. When they arrived to Ealdor, Gwen was thankful for Hunith's attention with her and Hunith supported Gwen's idea that the women should fight; during the Battle of Ealdor Gwen saved Hunith from being killed by a bandit. Keep in mind that she was Uther's ward for most of her life, and was repeatedly taught that magic was "evil". This makes Gwen aware that Morgana has turned against Camelot, making her the third person in Camelot after Merlin and Gaius to know of Morgana’s true loyalties (The Eye of the Phoenix). Variants and derivatives of the name Guinevere include Gwen, Gwenesha, Gweness, Gwenessa, Gweneta, Gwenetta, Gwenette, Gweni, Gwenisha, Gwenishia, Gwenita, Gwenite, Gwenitta, Gwenitte, Gwenn, Gwenna, Gwenneta, Gwennete, Gwennetta, Gwennette, Gwennie, Gwenny, Gwenda, Gwinda, Gwynda, Gwynedd, and Gwendolyn. In turn, Merlin and Arthur helped rescue Gwen and Lancelot from being eaten alive by wilddeoren (Lancelot and Guinevere). It was her speech about Arthur that made Gwaine realise she loved the Prince, and he was happy that she hadn't turned him down just because of his technique. Though they saw little of each other as adults, due to Leon being a knight and Gwen being a servant, she broke Leon out of prison and helped him escape Camelot when Morgana was queen. 4. Female Growing up in Camelot she had been open about her dislike for Prince Arthur. When Uther died, Gwen happily watched Arthur being crowned king after his death. Gwen is later seen sitting on her throne beside Arthur as Mordred is knighted (Arthur's Bane: part two). After these events, Gwen goes to Ealdor, Merlin's hometown, where she is looked after by Hunith, Merlin's mother. When he had to leave because Uther saw him as a commoner who had accused two knights, Gwen was saddened and assured him if Arthur was king, it would be different. Anyways gwen wasnt good at giving evil grins like morgana...sorry for any 'evil' gwen fans! “She is a … The Lamia is later caught by bandits, and rescued by the Knights when they leave the village to go back to Camelot. They have a picnic in the woods, treating each other as equals. Instead of going back to Camelot, she forces them to travel to a castle to the East that she knows of. tells Arthur and Gwen what Tyr said. From what I gather, "With All My Heart" is supposed to resolve this "Evil Gwen" storyline. When Gwen was captured by Hengist’s men, Arthur goes to rescue her, against Uther’s will. But, that's not why. What if she fell in love first? I certainly hope so. Gwen's and Merlin's relationship were tested when Morgana turned Gwen onto her side. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. I have mentioned this in a few other posts, but it almost seems like Merlin's Bane is also Merlin...Giaus and Kilgharrah have told Merlin that their are many different possible realities, or fates, and that what he does will have a great effect upon which one comes to pass. The two were reunited as prisoners when both were captured, and Lancelot professed his love for Gwen again before realising that she was present. Gwen helped Merlin to save Gaius from being executed by Aredian and helped free Gaius from being possessed by a goblin. However, unknown to Gwen, Agravaine is secretly loyal to Morgana and diverts her attention so that Morgana will enter Camelot and knock her unconscious to prevent her vision of Gwen becoming queen from coming true. As Arthur said, she is kind and wise! It is obvious that although she dislikes his attitude and behaviour most of the time, she sees that deep down he is a good man and she believes that he will be a great King one day, and has faith that he will grow into the best leader Camelot has ever seen. In the episode Lancelot Du Lac. However, Uther is unaware that Arthur is actually in love with Gwen, and commands that Arthur will never see Gwen again. Merlin immediately suggested that despite disliking him as a person Gwen had a crush on Arthur although this was untrue and he teased her about her attraction to "rough, tough save-the-world" types (The Dragon's Call, Lancelot). Moreover she scolds Arthur for his lack of gratitude for the food the people give him. As she is dragged away to the dungeons, Arthur kisses her again, and she catches sight of Morgana smirking at her. Guinevere Pendragon The next morning, Merlin and Gwen reunite and Gwen tells Merlin of Morgana an. She agrees to meet him that night in the castle. Bottom line, yes they did drag out this Morgana and Gwen thing too much. i dont know how gwen will react to knowing that she tried to kill arthur, i was saying it would be exciting to see:) i agree with all the above and cannot wait for saturday!!! Morgana supporting Guinevere in front of the court, when she is suspected of witchcraft. Gwen later cared for Gaius after he was rescued by Merlin and Gwaine. Fearing an unknown illness, the wife of the village elder goes to Camelot to ask for help. Gwen was the only one who managed to provoke Uther to direct physical violence towards a prisoner throughout the series, probably because of her accusation that he was not able to understand real love and by that dishonouring Uther's love for Ygraine. Gwen was sad when Lancelot left Camelot, thinking she would never see him again but they were later reunited while Gwen was the prisoner of Hengist. 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