Guernsey Timeline before 1000 AD

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Guernsey Timeline
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Before 1000 AD
(8000 BC-999 AD)
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BC

Year Event
c. 8,000 Changes in sea levels separate Guernsey from the European mainland.
c. 6,500 Evidence of hunting and fishing in Guernsey.
c. 4,500 Evidence of settlements and farming.
c. 2000 Earliest defence earthworks at Jerbourg.

AD to 1000

Year Event
c 150 Evidence of Roman settlement in Guernsey.
c 525 St Sampson visits Guernsey.
867 The Channel Islands become part of Breton kingdom.
c 911 Franks surrender part of Normandy to its first duke, by the so-called 'Treaty of St-Clair-sur-Epte'.
933 Further territories, 'the land of the Bretons on the seashore', perhaps including the Channel Islands, ceded to Normans.
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