Which Roman emperor came to England?
In 43 AD the Emperor Claudius resumed the work of Caesar by ordering the invasion of Britain under the command of Aulus Plautius. The Romans quickly established control over the tribes of present day southeastern England.
What was Caligula illness?
According to Suetonius, on one of his parents’ military campaigns, Caligula suffered from the falling sickness, the name for epilepsy1,3. At the age of 3, his mother made him a small uniform, due to the size of his boots, his father’s soldiers called him Caligula, the dimin- utive of caliga2,4.
Why did the Romans abandon Britain?
Most people were farmers. The Romans had invaded England and ruled over England for 400 years but in 410, the Romans left England because their homes in Italy were being attacked by fierce tribes and every soldier was needed back in Rome.
When were the Vikings in England?
What we call the Viking Age, and their relationship with England, lasted from approximately 800 to 1150 AD – though Scandinavian adventurers, merchants and mercenaries were of course active before and after this period. Their expansion during the Viking Age took the form of warfare, exploration, settlement and trade.