Portrait of Richard de Vere, Earl of Oxford, who seized St Michael's Mount in the 15th century, in the castle on St Michael's Mount, a tidal island in Mount's Bay, Cornwall, England, the site of a 12th century Benedictine monastery and 14th century castle. The island is managed by the National Trust but owned by the St Aubyn family. According to legend, the Mount is the site of a battle between King Arthur and a giant. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Portrait of Richard de Vere, Earl of Oxford, who seized St Michael's Mount in the 15th century, in the castle on St Michael's Mount, a tidal island in Mount's Bay, Cornwall, England, the site of a 12th century Benedictine monastery and 14th century castle. The island is managed by the National Trust but owned by the St Aubyn family. According to legend, the Mount is the site of a battle between King Arthur and a giant. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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