Entries tagged 'royalty'

The following 14 entries have been tagged using the term royalty. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

Castle Cornet surrenders to Guernsey
Castle Cornet was a royalists' stronghold when the rest of Guernsey supported parliament

The Channel Islands’ king set sail for England
William the Conqueror was already ruler of Guernsey before he defeated England.

The Duke of Connaught visited Guernsey
The Duke was the king's brother. He unveiled the South African War Memorial off Julian Avenue

Queen Victoria visited Guernsey
It was the first visit by a reigning monarch in six centuries

Braye du Valle was gifted by the crown
The land gifting allowed the two parts of Guernsey to be joined into a single island.

Val des Terres was first opened for traffic
The road into St Peter Port has taken four years to build and employed the local unemployed

Prince Charles and Camilla visit Guernsey
The visit commemorated the Queen's diamond jubilee.

Princess Elizabeth opened Guernsey’s hospital
The future queen visited Guernsey by boat with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Guernsey celebrated Queen Victoria’s jubilee
The island marked the occasion with decorations, parades, fireworks and bonfires.

The king and queen celebrated Guernsey’s liberation
King George and Queen Elizabeth visited the Channel Islands to mark their liberation at the end of the second world war.