Things I Like: Guinevere (Merlin)

Guinevere Merlin TV Series

Guinevere actually starts out as a servant in the Merlin TV series which is a spin from most of the stories with her. She serves and is good friends with the King’s ward Morgana.

Servant girl Guinevere Merlin TV Series

But she always seems to be able to get into the adventures of Merlin. While those who knew nothing about the King Arthur legend before watching show might of thought that it would be Merlin ending up with Gwen.

Guinevere and Prince Arthur Merlin TV Series

But it doesn’t take terribly long until her love for Arthur is born. They kind of have to call it quits when King Uther Pendragon finds out and and causes loads of drama.

Guinevere and King Arthur Merlin TV Series

But when Uther dies, and Arthur becomes King, she soon ends up back in his arms. And she is crowned Queen, despite the political disadvantage and her “low birth” of class status.

Queen Guinevere purple dress Merlin TV Series

Their marriage doesn’t last for long as she soon is widowed when Arthur is mortally wounded by Mordred.

Guinevere crowned Queen of Camelot Merlin TV Series

And after her husband’s demise, she is crowned the ruling Queen instead of a Queen-consort of Camelot. Knowing the proper procedure for royal succession, this decision seems really odd. But I did like Gwen, because she was so sweet and full of innocence. Also one of the few Gwen incarnations that doesn’t betray Arthur for Sir Lancelot.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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