Who is Mordred in the story of Camelot?

Mordred was the illegitimate son of King Arthur and his half-sister Morgause (pronounced mor-GAWZ). Mordred is best remembered for his betrayal of Arthur and for launching the battle that led to Arthur’s demise. He appears in even the earliest versions of Arthurian legend, though the specifics of his life vary widely.

Was Mordred Guinevere a son?

In Wace, Mordred is not Arthur’s son, but Guinevere (whom he seized and made his queen) was his sister. In the Alliterative Morte Arthure, he and Guinevere had a child. In Welsh tradition Mordred married Cywyllog, daughter of Caw, and they had two sons.

Who is Mordred the king of?

Occupation Usurper high king of Britain (a prince of Orkney and a knight of the Round Table in later tradition)
Spouse Either Guinevere, Gwenhwyfach or Cwyllog
Children Sometimes two sons including Melehan
Relatives Parents: Arthur or Lot, Anna / Morgause Brothers: Gawain; often also Agravain, Gaheris and Gareth

Who killed Mordred?

According to Malory’s account, Mordred and Arthur stage a battle to the death, each bringing an army of 14 men. In this final confrontation, Arthur impales Mordred through the body; in turn, Mordred uses his remaining strength to mortally wound Arthur in the head before he dies.

Why did Mordred turn evil?

However, Mordred’s faith in Arthur and Camelot was shattered after the imprisonment and death of his beloved Kara. Believing that Arthur had betrayed him and metaphorically spat on their friendship, Mordred turned against the king and joined Morgana once more.

Who killed Mordred in Merlin?

The two engage in battle and Mordred emerges the victor after fatally wounding Arthur. After asking for forgiveness and understanding from a dying Arthur about his recent actions, the king suddenly rises and stabs an unprepared Mordred in the heart, killing him.

Did Guinevere sleep with Mordred?

Fearing Arthur, she flees to Caerleon and takes the veil in the convent. “This she did by reason of her exceeding sorrow for her trespass, and for the sin that she had wrought” (113). Wace leaves the reader without doubt that Guinevere is guilty of adultery with Mordred.

Who did Mordred love?

Kara was a druid girl who was Mordred’s love interest in Series 5 episode, The Drawing of the Dark. She was executed by Arthur, which turned Mordred against Camelot.

Does Mordred like Merlin?

Mordred no longer calls Merlin by his Druid name Emrys. Gaius stated that Mordred was a likable boy and even Merlin admitted that he liked him although he didn’t trust him.

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