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Lundy is a smaa island in the Bristol Channel, aboot 12 miles frae the nortren shore o Devon. It is aboot 3.5 miles long an ½ mile wide. Aboot 30 fawk live on the island, an 17,000–20,000 tourists visit it in one year.[1][2]

In the 13t centurie the pirate William de Marisco used Lundy as a base o operations. Frae 1836 tae 1917, Lundy wis owned bi the Heaven faimily. It wis also kent as the Kingdom of Heaven ("Kinrick o Heaven") at that time.[3]

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  1. "Forget far-away lands: Lundy Island, off the coast of Devon, offers the chance to 'get away from it all". The Independent. October 27, 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2019. 
  2. "Welcome to Lundy, where it feels like the 1950s - and Britain is still booming". The Guardian. January 5, 2009. Retrieved 7 May 2019. 
  3. "Lundy: My family and the Kingdom of Heaven". The Telegraph. November 5, 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2019.