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|image = Morgiah.png
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|race = Dunmer
|name=Morgiah of Firsthold
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|gender = Female
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|location = [[Castle Wayrest (Daggerfall)|Castle Wayrest]]
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|faction = [[Wayrest (City)|Wayrest]]<br />[[Order of the Black Worm]]
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|rank = Princess<br />[[King|Queen]]
|home=*[[Mournhold Palace]]
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|quests = [[Morgiah's Wedding]]
*[[White-Gold Tower]]
 
*[[Wayrest Castle]]
 
*[[Firsthold Palace]]
 
|birth=*3E 384
 
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|family=*[[Symmachus]] (father)
 
*[[Barenziah]] (mother)
 
*[[Helseth Hlaalu]] (brother)
 
*[[Eadwyre of Wayrest]] (stepfather)
 
*[[Elysana]] (stepsister)
 
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|race=Dunmer
 
|gender=Female
 
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|hair=Black
 
|eyes=Red
 
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|era=*Third
 
*Fourth
 
|title=*Princess of Morrowind
 
*Princess of Wayrest
 
*Queen of Firsthold
 
|affiliation=*[[Mannimarco]]
 
*[[Morrowind]]
 
*[[High Rock]]
 
*[[Summerset Isles]]
 
 
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'''Morgiah''' is a [[Dunmer (Daggerfall)|Dunmer]] princess then a [[queen]] in {{Daggerfall}}.
   
Morgiah was the second child of Queen [[Barenziah]] and the now deceased King [[Symmachus]]. She was adopted by [[Eadwyre of Wayrest]], her stepfather.
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==Background==
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Morgiah is the second child of Queen [[Barenziah]] and King [[Symmachus]].<ref name="BoB3">''[[Biography of Barenziah, v 3]]''</ref> After the chaos that occurred in [[Mournhold]], Barenziah travelled to the [[Imperial City]], where she met with an old family friend, King [[Eadwyre]]. He convinced her to move to [[Wayrest]], later becoming the queen of the [[High Rock]] city, and in the process, making Morgiah the princess.<ref name="TES:D">{{Daggerfall}}</ref>
   
She somehow has connections to underworld factions. During her stay in [[Wayrest]], she dealt with the Necromancer Lord, [[Mannimarco]]. She promised to give him her first born son in exchange for becoming the Queen of [[Firsthold]], [[Summerset Isles]]. The deal was accepted and in a short amount of time she departed Wayrest to join King [[Reman of Firsthold]] as the Queen of Firsthold. She is known as the Black Queen.
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Morgiah was born in 3E 384, eight years after [[Helseth Hlaalu|Helseth]], and was named after her paternal grandmother.<ref name="BoB3"/>
   
However, not all of the people of Firsthold accepted the new [[Dunmer]] Queen. One faction that rejected her rule was the [[Trebbite Monks]], a faction that has a credo for pure [[Altmer]] bloodlines on Summerset, and among the royal families most of all. Lady [[Gialene]] and her advisor, [[Kael]], manipulated this condition to create open rebellion. Lady Gialene sought to become the Queen of Firsthold herself.
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==History==
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===Marriage===
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Much later in life, Morgiah marries King [[Reman Karoodil]] of [[Firsthold]],<ref name="TES:D"/> and moves to [[Firsthold]] with him. She then proceeded to have two children by him, [[Goranthir]], and [[Rinnala]]. About these children is said that, although they are half-Altmer, they "are fully Dunmer in appearance."<ref>''[[Pocket Guide to the Empire, Third Edition: Summerset Isles]]''</ref>
   
Eventaully, the rebellion failed due to a trick made by Morgiah on Lady Gialene. Morgiah told her that a band of Battlemages would face the rebellion, while in fact it was only going to be a group of common archers. The reflection magic that was supposed to reflect the fireballs of the battlemages reflected all of their own healing magic. The wounds from the arrows could not be healed and in the end the rebellion failed.
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===Firsthold===
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She spent a number of years in [[Firsthold]] with her husband. There was much resentment at the time from several [[Altmer]], led by Lady Gialene. Morgiah, however, was able to successfully stop this uprising.<ref>''[[The Firsthold Revolt]]''</ref>
   
Morgiah inherited much of her mother, Queen Barenziah's intelligence and spirit of vengeance.
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==Interactions==
[[Category:Dunmer]]
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===[[Morgiah's Wedding]]===
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The [[Hero of Daggerfall]] must deliver Morgiah's letter to [[Mannimarco (Daggerfall)|Mannimarco]] and return his reply letter to her.
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==Appearances==
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*{{Morrowind}} {{Mo}}
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*{{Oblivion}} {{Mo}}
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*{{Skyrim}} {{Mo}}
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[[ru:Моргия]]
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[[Category:Daggerfall: Royalty]]
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[[Category:Lore: Characters]]
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[[Category:Lore: Females]]
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[[Category:Lore: Dunmer]]
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[[Category:Daggerfall: Worm Cultists]]

Latest revision as of 14:57, March 16, 2020

Morgiah is a Dunmer princess then a queen in The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall.

BackgroundEdit

Morgiah is the second child of Queen Barenziah and King Symmachus.[1] After the chaos that occurred in Mournhold, Barenziah travelled to the Imperial City, where she met with an old family friend, King Eadwyre. He convinced her to move to Wayrest, later becoming the queen of the High Rock city, and in the process, making Morgiah the princess.[2]

Morgiah was born in 3E 384, eight years after Helseth, and was named after her paternal grandmother.[1]

HistoryEdit

MarriageEdit

Much later in life, Morgiah marries King Reman Karoodil of Firsthold,[2] and moves to Firsthold with him. She then proceeded to have two children by him, Goranthir, and Rinnala. About these children is said that, although they are half-Altmer, they "are fully Dunmer in appearance."[3]

FirstholdEdit

She spent a number of years in Firsthold with her husband. There was much resentment at the time from several Altmer, led by Lady Gialene. Morgiah, however, was able to successfully stop this uprising.[4]

InteractionsEdit

Morgiah's WeddingEdit

The Hero of Daggerfall must deliver Morgiah's letter to Mannimarco and return his reply letter to her.

AppearancesEdit

References

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