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  2. What does 'Britain' mean? - A Bit About Britain

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    The name Britain goes back at least to Roman times when they called England and Wales collectively ‘Britannia’ – a Roman province. They could not call them England and Wales, because England and Wales had not been invented – and neither had Scotland.

  3. Brigantes - Wikipedia

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    Etymology. The name Brigantes (Βρίγαντες in Ancient Greek) shares the same Proto-Celtic root as the goddess Brigantia, *brigant-meaning "high, elevated", and it is unclear whether settlements called Brigantium were so named as "high ones" in a metaphorical sense of nobility, or literally as "highlanders", referring to the Pennines, or inhabitants of physically elevated fortifications.

  4. History of York - Wikipedia

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    The Romans called the tribes in the region around York the Brigantes and the Parisii.York may have been on the border between these two tribes. During the Roman conquest of Britain the Brigantes became a Roman client state, but, when their leadership changed becoming more hostile to Rome, Roman General Quintus Petillius Cerialis led the Ninth Legion north of the Humber.

  5. Book of Common Prayer (1549) - Wikipedia

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    The Book of Common Prayer was a product of the English Reformation. In England, the Reformation began in the 1530s when Henry VIII separated the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church and the authority of the pope.

  6. Roman Wales - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Roman Wales in 410 AD, when was called "Britannia secunda" (in green color) by the Romans Roman Wales is the area of modern Wales that was under Roman Empire control. Roman Wales was an area of south western Britannia under Roman Empire control from the first to the fifth century AD.

  7. History of Lancashire - Wikipedia

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    Lancashire is a county of England, in the northwest of the country. The county did not exist in 1086, for the Domesday Book, and was apparently first created in 1182, making it one of the youngest of the traditional counties. The historic county consisted of two separate parts. The main part runs along the northwestern coast of England.

  8. How Roman finds at South Shields caused a national sensation ...

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    Jan 07, 2021 · A new book, The People’s Roman Remains Park by David Kidd and Jean Stokes ( a retired mathematics teacher and college lecturer respectively) tells the story of those exciting times based on a ...

  9. Spitalfields Roman Woman Reveals London’s Multicultural ...

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    Dec 16, 2020 · Spitalfields’ Northern Cemetery Roman Burial Ground . The new book also describes Spitalfields when it was a Roman burial ground called “the Northern Cemetery” . And it provides information about the discoveries in the cemetery that have seen the number of Roman burials at this site expand from 319 to 493.

  10. Roman Northumberland and where to find it - from buried ...

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    Dec 11, 2020 · A new book, Roman Britain And Where To Find It, explores the spectacular legacy of the Romans' time in Northumberland - and in the rest of the country

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