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Caecilius Est in Horto!

Many thanks to the Latin group who came around the City with me yesterday.
You were great.


Londinium: the Romans are Coming!

As much as I’ve read about London, both for history and entertainment, as well as the information I’ve gathered on various trips to the city, I had never heard of Londinium until 2013.  609 more words

Boudicca sacks Londinium

The first in an occasional series on contemporary accounts of events in the history of London*

Boudicca sacks Londinium

During the consulship of Lucius Caesennius Paetus and Publius Petronius Turpilianus In AD60 or 61, some 100,000 Iceni, under Queen Boudicca, revolted against oppressive Roman rule and sacked Camulodunum (Colchester), Verulamium (St Albans) and Londinium (London). 208 more words

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