Redonda - The Island With Too Many Kings

Angus Deayton presents the remarkable tale of Redonda, an uninhabited rock in the Caribbean annexed by the British in the 1870s and now laid claim to by as many as nine competing kings. Previous monarchs have included eccentric science fiction author Matthew Shiel and poet John Gawsworth.

Contributors include writers As Byatt, Fay Weldon and Brian Aldiss, plus Redondan royals Jon Wynne Tyson and King Robert the Bald.

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Angus Deayton presents the remarkable tale of Redonda, an uninhabited rock in the Caribbean annexed by the British in the 1870s and now laid claim to by as many as nine competing kings. Previous monarchs have included eccentric science fiction author Matthew Shiel and poet John Gawsworth.

Contributors include writers As Byatt, Fay Weldon and Brian Aldiss, plus Redondan royals Jon Wynne Tyson and King Robert the Bald.