Attacks on Britain by Julius Caesar.
Commius ruler of the Atrebates from Gaul arrives and founds
his capital at Silchester.
Julius Caesar is assassinated
BC: Augustus becomes Emperor of
Cymbeline becomes ruler of South East England and a
Tribune of Rome.
Death of Cymbeline who is succeeded by
sons Togodumnus and Caractacus.
Battle of Medway, defeat of Caratacus by Romans.
The Romans under Vespasian capture forts all over southern
Colchester founded by the Romans.
Caractacus defeated and flees to North East England.
Caractacus handed over to Romans by Queen Cartimandua of the
Brigantes and he is taken to Rome. Quintus Veranius arrives
to capture the whole island.
Boadicea leads an uprising
and sacks Colchester, St Albans and London but is defeated
at the Battle of Watling Street
Death of Boadicea.
Roman soldiers massacre Druids at Anglessey and destroy their
Joseph of Aramathea makes first Christian mission
to Britain and goes to Glastonbury.
Gnaius Julius Agricola becomes Roman Governor and devises
a plan to reconcile Britons to Roman rule by building the
trappings available in other parts of the Empire such as water
supply, theatres and publc baths.
The British led by the Caledononian Calgacus
are beaten at the Battle of Mons Graupius and the Roman conquest
is compete. Foundation of the City of Bath.
As troops are needed further South a Roman border is established
called the "Stansgate Line" between the River Tyne
and the Solway Firth.
Building of Hadrian's Wall to
prevent raids by the Picts.
Building of the Antonine Wall between the River Clyde
and the Forth under the Roman Governor Quintus Lollius Urbus.
First appearance of the name Artorius in Britain.
Clodius Albinus becomes Governor of Britain.
Clodius withdraws troops from Britain in an attempt
to become emperor.
Emperor Septimus Severus arrives to personally oversea
the re-conquest of northern Britain.
St Alban becomes the first Christian martyr in Britain.
Constantine the Great is hailed as Emperor
by his troops at Eboracum (York).
Christianity is made legal throughout the Empire.
Constantine becomes a Christian.
Magnus Maximus declared Roman
Emperor in Britain.
Magnus is killed by the eastern emperor Theodosius.
Pagan rituals were outlawed in Britain.
St Ninian is the first Bishop to visit
Scotland and founds a church at Whithorn.
Constantine 111 is hailed as the new garrison in
Britain and withdraws roman troops to fight against the barbarians
The country is now free to be attacked by the Scots, the
Saxons and the Picts.
Outright civil war as Britons begin expelling
all Roman officials and fighting against the invaders themselves.
Britain becomes independent of Rome for the first time
as Emperor Honorius recalls his legions to Rome.