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1204: The Anglo-Norman Kingdom divides and Jersey pledges allegiance to the English Crown.
1646: Islander Sir George (de) Carteret offers refuge to exiled Charles II during the English Civil War.
1660: Charles II returns to England after the Civil War, and gives George Carteret joint ownership of New Jersey, America, as a reward.
1945: World War II ends and Jersey is liberated from German occupation, leaving behind fortifications that are open for visitors today. Find out more from our award-winning historical trust, at www.jerseyheritage.org.