He took with him two Roman legions. After winning several battles against the Celtic tribes Britons in south-east England he returned to France. The following summer in 54 B. Caesar came to Britain again landing at Walmer near Deal in Kent. This time he brought with him no fewer than five legions 30, foot soldiers and 2, cavalrymen horse riders. This time the Romans crossed the River Thames. After more fighting, the British tribes promised to pay tribute to Rome and were then left in peace for nearly a century.
Third and final invasion. Nearly one hundred years later, in 43 A. General Aulus Plautius led four legions with 25, men, plus an equal number of auxiliary soldiers. They crossed the Channel in three divisions, landing at Richborough, Dover, and Lympne. Click here for more information on the map of Kent in Roman times.
The biggest battle was fought on the banks of the River Medway, close to Rochester. It went on for two days before the Celtic tribes retreated. Many tribes tried to resist the Romans. It took about four years for the invaders to finally gain control over southern England, and another 30 years for them to conquer all of the West Country and the mountains and valleys of Wales.
The battle for Yorkshire and the remainder of northern England was still underway in AD The first Roman city was Camulodunum also called Colonia Vitricencis. We know it by the name of Colchester. It was the seat of Roman power and governance of Brittania until sacked during the Boudiccan revolt.
London was then established as a seat of governance, and only became important after the Camulodunum event. Why did the Romans invade Britain? Why the Romans came to Britain is not quite certain.
Two reasons have been suggested:. How long did the Romans stay in Britain? That is almost four hundred years four centuries. What lanuage did the Romans speak? The Romans spoke a form of Latin known as vulgar Latin. It was quite different from the Classical Latin that we learn today.
Why did the Romans leave Britain? Their homes in Italy were being attacked by fierce tribes and every soldier was needed. What did the Romans call London? The River Thames was quick way to transport goods between Britain and the Continent. Find out more about Roman London. Why was the Roman Empire important? The Romans, even today, play an important part in our lives. Many of the things we do or have originated from the Romans. The Romans gave us.
I teach computers at The Granville School and St. The legionaires of the Roman army were recruited only from those who had Roman citizenship. By the first century, many inhabitants of Italy, Spain and Gaul France were Roman citizens and were eligible to serve. Legionaires served in the army for 20 years. They were well-armed and well trained fighting men They were also skilled engineers and craftsmen because they had to build roads, bridges and forts. The Auxiliaries of the Roman army were non-Roman citizens.
They were recruited from tribes that had been conquered by Rome or were allied to Rome. Roman Auxiliaries were paid less than the legionaires and had to serve for 25 years, after which they became Roman citizens. A troop of horsemen, who served as scouts and messengers were attached to each Roman legion. Dress the Roman Legionaire. I teach computers at The Granville School and St. Follow me on Twitter mbarrow.
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