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Constans

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Classical Studies.

Roman emperor. One of the three sons of Constantine the Great amongst whom the empire was divided after Constantine's death in 337, Constans was awarded the central part of the ...

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Corbridge

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Classical Studies.

Coriostopitum was a major Roman military base in the valley of the Tyne where the east–west road (the Stanegate) met the north–south road (Dere Street). Inscriptions attest the continuing...

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Pelagius

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Early 5th‐cent. Christian theologian of British or Irish extraction. Pelagius travelled to Rome as a monk c.ad 400 and was deeply disappointed by the lax moral standards there. He preached...

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Prasutagus

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Client king of the Iceni of East Anglia in Britain, was renowned for his wealth (Tacitus Annales 14. 31). His death in ad 60 precipitated the rebellion of his wife ...

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Quintus Petillius Cerialis

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Was governor of Britain 71–73/4. Probably originating from Umbria, Cerialis is first attested in Britain as legate of legio IX Hispana during the Boudiccan revolt. Attempting to stem the...

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Tasciovanus

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King of the Catuvellauni, was father of Cunobelinus and the first of his dynasty to strike coins. They have been found over a wide area from Essex to Oxfordshire and south of the Thames in...

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Tincommius

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One of the three sons or grandsons of Commius, took the kingship of the Regni in Sussex and issued coins. He was forced out of his kingdom and journeyed to Rome c.ad 7 with Dubnovellaunus,...

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