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Mark (Sir)

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A mythical king of Cornwall, Sir Tristram’s uncle. He lived at Tintagʹel Castle, and married Isʹolde the Fair, who was passionately enamoured of his nephew, Sir Tristram. The illicit loves of Isolde and Tristram were proverbial in the Middle Ages.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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