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Morrigan

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A famous Irish witch whose Animagus was a crow (Pm).

Family

Morrigan is a direct ancestor of Isolt Sayre, the founder of Ilvermorny, who on the other side of her family is also a direct descendant of Salazar Slytherin (Pm). Isolt is described as 'the offspring of two pure-blood wizarding families', suggesting that Morrigan must have been pure-blood.

Other canon notes and references

Morrigan's descendent, Isolt Sayre, the founder of Ilvermorny School in Massachusetts, was nicknamed 'Morrigan' by her father, because of her affinity with nature (Pm).

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Notes

In Irish mythology, the Morrigan (meaning "great queen" or "phantom queen") was a goddess of fate, conflict and fertility. She often appeared in the form of a crow or raven, who flew over the battlefield to instill either fear or courage in the warriors, as well as foretelling the death of individuals among them. (Wikipedia)

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