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Togodumnus


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Was a son of Cunobelinus and brother, or close relative, of Caratacus. On the death of his father c.ad 41, he took control north of the Thames, with Colchester as his capital. When the Roman army invaded in ad 43, he joined forces with his brother and gave battle on the line of the Medway. After heavy fighting, Togodumnus was killed and Caratacus fled westwards to continue the struggle.

Subjects: British History.


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