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Channel Islands

CHANNEL ISLANDS   Les Îles normandes. Islands in the English Channel off the west coast of the Cotentin (usually called the Cherbourg peninsula in English). They became part of the Duchy of Normandy in 933, and so belonged to William I … Continue reading

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Alderney

ALDERNEY   Aurigny. The third largest of the Channel Islands, and a dependency of Guernsey.

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