Mark of Cornwall

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King Mark and La Belle Iseult by Edward Burne-Jones

Mark of Cornwall was a king of Cornwall and a character in the Arthurian Cycle of medieval literature.[1] Specifically, Mark is the husband of Isolde,[2] who upon falling in love with Tristan a tragic story that has been the subject of numerous literary versions from the Middle Ages to the present day.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 King Mark of Cornwall. www.cornwalls.co.uk. Retrieved Jaunary 1, 2022.
  2. SURLES, ROBERT L. (1989). "Mark of Cornwall: Noble, Ignoble, Ignored". Arthurian Interpretations. 3 (2): 60–75. ISSN 0890-4944. JSTOR 27868660.