|“||These plants could use a little magic. People forget that they're alive just like we are and probably even more so because nothing from the earth ever truly dies.||”|
— Morwenna to Don Roberto
Morwenna Fleurette Cochláin (née Finnigan) (b. 16 January) is a half-blood witch of the Finnigan family, and by descent, the House of Thorn. She is the granddaughter of Seraphine Finnigan, the daughter of Alchemy and the mother of four with whom she had with her husband, Ignatius Cochláin.
Personality and traits
Magical abilities and skills
- Herbology: Morwenna has a particular penchant for herbology, showing a skill from her First Year at Hogwarts and showing promise throughout her entire education, studying the subject at both O.W.L and N.E.W.T level, receiving an 'Oustanding' both times. Morwenna has an extreme love of nature and explores various branches in addition to herbology, including botany and toxicology. She often employs herbology and magical charms surrounding plantlife in her day-to-day life.
- Charms: Morwenna has a moderate ability when it comes to casting charms, though keeps her knowledge fixed and surrounding particularly earth and plant-related charms within her field of expertise. Although she is known to cast a powerful Patronus charm, a difficult charm for any witch or wizard, she does show greater promise in charms concerning ecology and the nature around her. Morwenna herself stated her two favourite charms were the herbivicus charm and orchideous.
- Astronomy: She is also skilled in the art of astronomy, showing a particular interest, having studied it also at both O.W.L and N.E.W.T level. Morwenna was able to identify all eighty-eight known constellations in the night sky by her Second Year in Hogwarts, and could also highlight and accentuate each of the key characteristics of the Andromeda galaxy by her Third Year, the qualities of a highly skilled adult astronomer.
- Sequoia wood wand:
The name Morwenna is of Welsh origin, from the Welsh word 'morwyn'. The name itself, however, is a Cornish name, from the words 'mor' meaning sea and 'wen' meaning maiden. The name itself means waves of the sea.
Her middle name, Fleurette, is a name of French origin. It is diminutive of the name Fleur and means little flower.
The surname Finnigan is of Irish origin and is an Anglicization of the Gaelic "O' Fionnagain", meaning the descendant(s) of Fionnagan, an Old Irish personal name derived from the word "fionn", white, fairheaded.