Bailiwick of Jersey

  • Vicinity: English Channel
  • Official Name: Bailiwick of Jersey
  • Type: British Crown Dependency

Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Jersey is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation. - The World Factbook



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1880/00/00 Hugh de la Haye cuts a potato into 15 pieces and plants them in a sloping field above the Bellozanne valley. One plant produced kidney-shaped potatoes, with a paper-thin skin, which they called the Jersey Royal Fluke. Jersey Royal Potato
1963/08/07 The Beatles Performers The Beatles play The Springfield Ballroom, Jersey, Channel Islands August 6th and 7th. The Beatles' Summer 1963 UK Tour
1963/08/10 The Beatles Performers The Beatles hit the islands, performing at the Springfield Ballroom, Jersey, Channel Islands, August 9th and 10th. The Beatles' Summer 1963 UK Tour

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Black Butter Sweets Nier beurre is a specialty of Jersey.

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Western Europe, island in the English Channel, northwest of France - The World Factbook

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Particulars for Bailiwick of Jersey:
Locale Type British Crown Dependency

Creative Works »

Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal Verfabula Ben Macintyre "Agent Zigzag" is set on the Island of Jersey
Holidays in the Sun Song Sex Pistols "We tried our holiday in the sun in the isle of Jersey and that didn't work. They threw us out." - Sex Pistols

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