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Features 01 1st Century

Antonine Wall

go to http://www.antoninewall.org/map for the interactive version of the website

Antonine wall north of Adrian’s Wall was occupied fora short time and represents the retreat of the Romans from Scotland. Di you know it exists, what is left there and where does it run, relative to Hadrian’s Wall. Find out here with interactive Map of both walls and Google Earth Downloads for you to explore from here.

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Boudica British Queen

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Roman Timeline

Boudica was Queen of the Iceni during the early occupation of the Romans of Britain. She took the fight to them when they abused her husbands will and violated her daughters and her own honour.

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Agricola

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Roman Timeline

Agricola was a most effective Roman leader who was Governor of Britain between 77 AD – 84 AD. His list of accomplishments was written down by Tacitus, his son in law

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Who were the Brigantes?

Brigante
This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Roman Timeline

The Brigantes were a Celtic tribe who held the territory between the Humber and the Tyne at the time of the Roman invasion in 43AD. At first they were on friendly terms with the Romans but this state of affairs began to collapse and the Romans attempted to force them from their territory.

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Dumnonia and Dumnonii the Kingdom and People

Dumnonia

The Dumnonii were they a group of celtic tribes, already established when the Romans invaded, and only subjugated finally by Egbert of Wessex in 838…along the path to the unification of England and subsequently Britain…

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