British Isles



The Isles of Britain have a chequered history! Joined to the continental mainland until relatively recently by a land bridge, since its separation it has become the destination of many migrations.


The Celtic tribes living comparatively unchanging lives here before the common era, became subjected to Roman rule for the following four centuries.


For a further five centuries Britain was invaded by Germanic tribes who raided and settled in various areas during that period. This was in turn followed by a further century of Danish invasions, culminating in the Danelaw, Danish rule of a large swathe of the country.


Britain only became united under one ruler for a very short time before the Norman invasion and the defeat of the British at Battle in 1066.


This chequered history has left a multitude of historic and archaeological sites spread across the land.






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