In the mid-16th century, the island was influenced by Calvinist reformers from Normandy.During the Marian persecutions, three women, the Guernsey Martyrs, were burned at the stake for their Protestant beliefs.In addition, it appears that the consent order – effectively the police and, by association, Judge Finch throwing in the towel – was agreed after police took independent, legal advice which led to them to stop fighting legal action by AFR and a demand for a judicial review into the affair.AN ELECTRIC bike rider has taken off the road for a year and fined, after being caught twice driving without insurance, without a licence and without a helmet in the first case of its kind in Guernsey.In 933 AD, the Cotentin Peninsula including Avranchin which included the islands, were placed by the French King Ranulf under the control of William I.
The two Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey together form the geographical grouping known as the Channel Islands.
For the whole Bailiwick, see Bailiwick of Guernsey. For other uses, see Guernsey (disambiguation).) is an island in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy.
It lies roughly north of St Malo and to the west of the Cotentin Peninsula.
During the Middle Ages, the island was a haven for pirates that would use the "lamping technique" to ground ships close to her waters.
This intensified during the Hundred Years War, when, starting in 1339, the island was occupied by the Capetians on several occasions.