Budloe Night – Guernsey ...

Nov 2, 2012 by

Budloe Night in Guernsey is also Bonfire Night. They’re seen as the same now, but were they originally ?

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Some Historical Myths Debunked

Jul 27, 2012 by

Every nation has its favourite tales from the past, but how accurate are they? A lot of what we ‘know’ to be historically true can sometimes turn out to be no more than a perpetuated historical myth. We look at a few here.

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1204 – The Birth of Guer...

Sep 2, 2011 by

Guernsey today is an independent crown dependency. How did this state of affairs, common to all the Channel Islands, come about ?

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The Bayeux Tapestry

Jun 10, 2011 by

The Bayeux Tapestry is probably the most important pictorial image of the 11th century. A beautiful piece of medieval art depicting a pivotal moment in Britain’s history.

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Flags of the Channel Islands

Apr 8, 2011 by

Many of the flags recall links to the The Duchy of Normandy. The Duchy stems from the Viking invasions of France in the 8th century. It was created by the treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte in 911 out of concessions made by King Charles, and granted to Rollo.

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