Laoghaire is one of the most hateful characters in the Outlander universe. Just as Diana G explains Laoghaire's background-in real life this is the way it truly is, bad people have a background that make them human. She is mean, petty and unlike her daughter Marsali, she is narrow-minded besides being scheming. Blond and lovely, like her mother, first introduced in Season 1, when her youthful crush on Jamie Fraser was halted by his marriage to Claire, but Marsali has a rebellious and romantic mind of her own. ... Starz’s hit time-travel saga Outlander has cast two more key roles for Season 3. Marsali and Claire have come a long way from the start of their relationship, where Marsali was not so trusting. Marsali is the 18-year-old high-spirited daughter of Laoghaire. ... Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser in Outlander… Laoghaire’s children, Marsali and Joan, appear quite well-mannered. Whatever her other failings, in your mind, is Laoghaire a good mother? She is a woman of her time, but she also shows some signs of being a woman ahead of her time. She misses Marsali so much, and she wants to see her grandchildren. Jo Ann on October 3, 2016 3:47 pm Absolutely right! It’s there around the right people. When Laoghaire was first introduced as a petulant young woman, she was just a naive young lady who mistook Jamie's respect for women to be love. When Outlander viewers first met Marsali MacKimmie Fraser in season 3, she seemed like more of a plot device than a character: As the daughter of Laoghaire MacKenzie, Marsali was the stepdaughter we didn't know Jamie had, who'd been raised to believe that Claire was a witch or worse.It was easy to dismiss Marsali as a mere extension of her mother—and as such, just one more obstacle … She’s a kind mother to Joanie, just wanting the best for her daughter. How does Laoghaire have a good trait? However, actress … I thought this scene was a kind of trick from Diana to demonstrate to Claire, and of course all of us readers,too!, how Jamie behaved in his marriage bed with L. Claire actually wondered how it had been like when Jamie said "a pair of ballocks may bring a man more sorrow than joy," (TFC mass market pg 1283) knowing his body's capacity well. Laoghaire had a crush on Jamie, not Marsali. One thing we got to see during Outlander Season 4, Episode 7 was Laoghaire’s kind streak. An Echo in the Bone is the seventh book in the Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon.Centered on time travelling 20th century doctor Claire Randall and her 18th century Scottish Highlander warrior husband Jamie Fraser, the books contain elements of historical fiction, romance, adventure and fantasy.. First published and released in the United States on September 22, 2009, the … Lauren Lyle as Marsali and César Domboy as Fergus in ‘Outlander’ (Photo: Starz) Warning: This interview contains spoilers for the “Heaven and Earth” episode of Outlander.. Here’s how you know that Nell Hudson and Lauren Lyle are perfectly cast as Outlander‘s mother and daughter team of Laoghaire and Marsali, respectively.Even in real life, they’re each other’s biggest fans. OUTLANDER season six will hopefully see Marsali and Fergus Fraser welcome another child as they continue to grow their brood. We saw a lot of growth for the character in the fifth season, so there are a lot of hopes for Outlander Season 6.. To celebrate Lauren’s 27th birthday, that’s what we’re looking into now. Lauren Lyle has become Marsali Fraser for us. Laoghaire is protective of her daughters.