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Le Braye du Valle was a tidal channel that made the northern extremity of Guernsey, Le Clos du Valle, a tidal island.
Le Braye du Valle was drained and reclaimed in 1806 by the British Government as a defence measure.
During the English Civil War, Guernsey sided with the Parliamentarians.
The allegiance was not total, however; there were a few Royalist uprisings in the southwest of the island, while Castle Cornet was occupied by the Governor, Sir Peter Osborne, and Royalist troops.
During the First World War, about 3,000 island men served in the British Expeditionary Force.
Of these, about 1,000 served in the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry regiment formed from the Royal Guernsey Militia in 1916.
New roads were built and main roads metalled for ease of use by the military.
It lies roughly north of Saint-Malo and to the west of Jersey and the Cotentin Peninsula.
With several smaller nearby islands, it forms a jurisdiction within the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a British Crown dependency.
The name "Guernsey", as well as that of neighbouring "Jersey", is of Old Norse origin.
The second element of each word, "-ey", is the Old Norse for "island", The earliest evidence of shipping was the discovery of a wreck in St Peter Port harbour of a ship, which has been named "Asterix".
The island of Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Duchy of Normandy.