page 34 of 960 of Sir Thomas Malory: Le Morte Darthur: The Definitive Original Text Edition

034: He sleeps with Wife of Orkney and fathers Mordred. This is actually an act of incest (by marriage, thou not of blood) and lays the seed for Arthur’s ultimate destruction. Arthur, in not knowing his kinship, is part of this destruction.

Hunting! A harte is a stag. Arthur sees the questing beast.