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Jersey
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I. Historical, Legal, and Social Background

With Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey forms part of the Duchy of Normandy which has since 1066 been united with the English Crown. It is not part of the United Kingdom but a “Crown Dependency”; the British monarch is head of state as Duke of Normandy. The island of Jersey is the …

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David McClean, “Jersey”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 20 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_000047>
First published online: 2015



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