Tag: french revolution
How Has The Bayeux Tapestry Survived for So Long ?
Feb 4, 2022 | Alderney, Channel Islands, General Interest, Guernsey, Herm, History, Jersey, Sark |
The Origin of the Yard, Meter and Kilo
Sep 30, 2011 | General Interest, Science |
The Guernsey Militia : A Short History – Part II
Mar 12, 2013 | Channel Islands, Guernsey, History |
Guernsey and the other Channel Islands lived for hundreds of years right on the front line of conflict between Britain and France. Islanders had to train and be ready to fight to defend their homes at a moments notice. To do this a Guernsey Militia was formed. In this article we track it's illustrious history.