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Marcán


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[Ir. marc, steed].

Name borne by many personages from early Ireland, most notably the cuckold king of the Uí Maine, whose wife Créd (2) has an affair with Cano; many commentators have suggested that he contributes to the characterization of the Arthurian King Mark of Cornwall. Distinguish from Marcán mac Cennetíg, the brother of Brian Bórama (Boru).

Subjects: Religion.


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