When she introduces herself she admits that she thinks Merlin is brave and a real hero, and it's the beginning of an attraction that develops over series 1. He was given a hero's funeral. Lancelot was subsequently captured and sentenced to be eaten by the wildren Hengist kept. In "The Tears of Uther Pendragon (Part II), Sir Leon helps defend the castle against Cenred's army and engages in combat with one of the undead soldiers summoned by Morgana, but Merlin breaks the spell reanimating the undead soldier before Leon is killed. Elena (portrayed by Georgia King) is a princess and daughter of Lord Godwyn, an old friend of Uther's. Sir Pellinor (portrayed by Sean Francis) was a royal knight of Camelot who died in mortal combat with the "Black Knight", really the undead Tristan de Bois. As she died, she thanked Merlin for making her feel loved again, promising to repay his kindness one day. Her only appearance was "Drawing of the Dark". After inheriting Balinor's power upon his father's death, Merlin was able to command the Dragon and, it is implied, gained the necessary magic to hurt him, but, instead of killing him, Merlin ordered the Dragon to leave Camelot. Finna appears in season 5 in the episode "The Kindness of Strangers"; she is the servant of Alator. He returns again in episode 2.3 when Morgana goes in search of the Druids. See more ideas about merlin cast, merlin, colin morgan. Ygraine was barren and incapable of giving birth, so Uther, who was desperate for her to conceive an heir, went to Nimueh and persuaded her to use her magic to help Ygraine. Due to Arthur's essential role and the requirement that there be a sorcerer on hand to break the spell once Guinevere is in position, Gaius informs Arthur that he has found a woman to perform the task. Morgana and Morgause unleash their final plan and overthrow Uther, making Morgana queen. Merlin sees a young man (who at the moment does not recognise) kill Arthur. Though upset by his rejection, Mithian accepted Arthur's compromise of Camelot giving up their claims over the disputed lands between their two kingdoms. In the hours that followed, Lancelot swore to stand and fight beside Arthur in recognition of the lessons the prince had taught him about the honor involved in being a knight, and also stating that he believed in the world that Arthur would build once he became king. The events of the fourth season, set a year later, began with Arthur as Camelot's regent, aided by the council and especially his uncle, Agravaine, who was his mother's brother. Although Merlin and Gwen were able to break Arthur's enchantment, Vivian apparently remained in love with Arthur as she departed Camelot; it is unknown if the spell will wear off over time or she will be forever be under its effects. Tauren (portrayed by Cal Macaninch) was a sorcerer who led a gang of renegade wizards with the aim of bringing down Uther Pendragon. Her great beauty and good humor attracted Arthur and the two seemed to get along well, taking a morning picnic together and even sharing in a love of hunting. Bayard (portrayed by Clive Russell) is the king of Camelot's neighboring kingdom of Mercia. The servant in charge of looking after the castle's stables is suspected. Guinevere figured it must have been Sefa who had betrayed them and Sefa confessed to the crime, being sentenced to death by Gwen in the absence of Arthur. Mordred's trademarks are his icy blue glare and green cloak. In response, Morgana uses a creature to drain Merlin's magic. It emerged that Sophia and Aulfric were Sidhe, magical creatures exiled from the land of eternal life and condemned to live as humans as penalty for Aulfric murdering another Sidhe. However it becomes clear to Morgana that Alator will not break under her torture, and she kills the High Priest. Some time later, Morgause yet again met with Morgana within Camelot. Over a year later, Morgause began to plot against Camelot once more, this time with Morgana as a fully willing partner. Upon arriving at Camelot, Merlin is haunted by a voice and finds the source to be the Great Dragon. Inhabiting Cedric's body, Sigan animated the citadel's gargoyles and unleashed a raven-like monster to destroy Camelot, forcing Merlin to go to the Great Dragon for help. King Odin (portrayed by Fintan McKeown) is the ruler of a kingdom neighboring Camelot. As part of a quest to prove his worthiness to be King, Arthur chose to undertake a quest to enter the realm of the Fisher King and recover his trident, unaware that Morgana had given him an 'Eye of the Phoenix', a gem that drained the wearer's life-energy. At the end of season four, Agravaine guided part of Helios' army through the siege tunnels and started the attack on Camelot, and some soldiers went above on the ground. To prevent an all out war, Arthur chooses to face one of Annis' warriors in single combat; if Arthur wins, Annis will leave Camelot in peace, however if Arthur loses, Camelot will fall. While the spell wreaked havoc on Camelot, Morgause summoned the Knights of Medhir to accompany her in invading Camelot to kill Uther. Merlin treats her for her injury but is made better by Merlin when they reach Ealdor. Osgar (portrayed by Andrew Tiernan) was a sorcerer who had killed one of the King's knights, Sir Ranulph (se5 ep5). But Merlin lies to Arthur and says the shade has to have just been an illusion created by Morgause, purely for the sake of creating discord between father and son (despite the fact that he knows, from both Gaius and the late Nimueh that what Ygraine's spirit is saying, in fact, true). 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