The Bailiwicks of Guernsey, Jersey and Chausey hold the Southern-most known borders with the Otherworld. Despite their proximity to France – specifically the coast of Normandy – this marks them as a nation of the Blessed Isles.
The groups three Bailiwicks are commonly termed the Channel Islands and came into the possession of England when William the Conqueror, their ruler as Duke of Normandy, took possession of the English throne. Although France reclaimed mainland Normandy in 1204, England (and the states that followed) managed to retain contentious control of the Bailiwicks. They were effectively abandoned during World War II due to resourcing issues but formed a key part of the D-Day Attack, which launched over sea (the Landings), through the air (parachuting troops) and by land (through the Otherworld).
Although no longer a first language, the Bailiwicks speak a form of Norman French that shows strong links to their Nordic pasts.