9th July 1744
Jersey invader Philippe de Rullecourt is born
Philippe de Rullecourt led and was killed in the French invasion of Jersey that later became known as the Battle of Jersey. He had been born in Artois, close to Calais and died in the building that later became St Helier’s The Pierson pub.
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Other events that occured in July
Edward Peter Muels, tried for showing kindness, is born
- Muels paid the ultimate price for aiding a German soldier, when he was prosecuted by the German army itself.
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