Morgan le Fay, Morgaine la Fee

or Morgana the Fairy. Daughter of Queen Igrayne, and half-sister of King Arthur, who revealed to him the intrigues of Sir Lancelot and Guinever.

She gave him a cup containing a magic draught, and Arthur had no sooner drunk it than his eyes were opened to the perfidy of his wife and friend.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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