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    Just off the south coast of the westernmost tip of Cornwall lies the tiny island of St Michael’s Mount.  You’ve probably heard of its doppelgänger, Mont St. Michel in France, and it does have connections to the French island as both were owned by the same set of monks back in the 11th century.  It was these monks who built the chapel on the top of the Mount which is still used today.  The area has a long history; the nearby town of Marazion is the earliest recorded in Cornwall and the island itself has been squabbled over for centuries.