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BLACK DOG OF BOULEY BAY ROCK IN BONNE NUIT BAY
Bouley Bay Many years ago, the people of Trinity talked of a huge, black dog Bonne Nuit Once there was a young woman called Anne-Marie, who liked to skim stones on the beach at Bonne Nuit.
GHOSTLY BRIDE BULL OF ST CLEMENT
Ghostly Bride Years ago, a couple were walking home through Waterworks Valley. Bull of St Clement Several years ago, Jersey fishermen talked of a roaring bull that roamed around.
FAIRY CHURCH LEGEND OF LA HOUGUE BIE
St Brelades Church Long ago, the islanders who lived in the area now called Les Quennevais wanted a church built. Hougue Bie Legend says that a terrible dragon once lived in St. Lawrence, killing people
GEOFFREY'S LEAP GHOSTLY CRIES
Geoffrey's Leap If you take a trip around the North-East of the island, you will see a huge rock at Anne Port. Ghostly Cries Centuries ago, Queen Elizabeth I gave Sark to Helier de Carteret
FAITHFUL BLACK HORSE JANVRIN'S TOMB
Faithful Black Horse Long ago, Jersey was ruled by French soldiers. Many islanders strongly opposed the French rule Once there lived a man called Philippe Janvrin - captain of the 'Esther'.
WITCHES OF ROCQUEBERG CRY OF THE TOMBELENES
Witches of Rocqueberg Once, a young man called Hubert was engaged to a girl called Madeleine. I'Islet Once the east of Jersey was ruled by armed French gangs, but they were hated by the islanders.
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