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A British tribe and civitas. The Carvetii are one of the many smaller tribes that made up the Brigantian confederation of northern England. Their name means ‘the Deer Men’. They occupied the extreme north‐west corner of Brigantian territory comprising Cumberland and part of Westmorland. A capital was established at Carlisle, known to the Romans as Luguvalium.

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