How long has London existed?

Did London exist before the Romans?

Before the Romans invaded, London didn’t exist, says Roman historian Roger Tomlin at the University of Oxford. There were just “wild west, hillbilly-style settlements” scattered around the area.

When did London become London?

London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. London is the city region with the highest population in the United Kingdom. On the Thames, London has been a central city since it was founded by the Romans two millennia ago as Londinium.

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How many times has London been invaded?

Ian Hernon, author of Fortress Britain, has found dozens of examples that prove that Britain has been invaded and attacked at least 70 times. He did not include the hundreds of small invasions on the south west coast, or Wales, that plagued many a small town, the Daily Telegraph reported.

Who ruled London before the Romans?

During the 1st century BC the Belgic Catuvellauni tribe came to dominate the area to the north of the Thames in the modern-day Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, with their royal capital on the River Lea at Wheathampstead near St. Albans.

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