Tristan - The Wooing Expedition and The Dragon Summary & Analysis

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The Wooing Expedition and The Dragon Summary

Returning to the court of King Mark, Tristan cannot stop himself from telling people about the astonishingly beautiful princess Isolde, and of her exquisite education. So, in spite of King Mark's pledge never to marry or father an heir, so that Tristan might inherit his kingdom, Mark decides that the lovely Isolde must become his wife. Tristan agrees to lead a party to woo her, while suspicion about him and how he gained the favor of the queen except through trickery has stirred the barons into a fervor. Mark assures him that he has the crown's protection, and he and several grumbling knights go by ship to Ireland. He tells the men who guard the port that they are merchants separated from two other ships, and offers to pay the Marshall of the...

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