Celtic revolt against the romans

Celtic revolt against the romans

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  • In AD43, the full might of the Roman army landed on the beaches in Kent. Over the next year it battled inland, storming through hillforts and chopping down anyone who stood in their way. They were ready to take down the Celts.
  • The Romans wanted Britain's precious metals. They called the land ‘Britannia’, which meant 'land of tin'. However, they weren't just a destructive force - they built new forts, new settlements and roads. They spread their culture, language and laws.
  • To get to the heart of the Pagan religion and to scare the Celts away, the Romans decided to kill the people the British looked up to. The Druids 
  • After 17 hard years of being in what felt like prison the Celts were mad so they decided to attack. They were going to fight back for their land
  • Boudica (leader of the Iceni tribe) was the first one to make a move she declared war against the Romans and began in search of an army. Eventually her army started to grow with the help of the Trinnavantes so for her first move she decided to take out the Capital city the Roman fortress. Colchester today. The Romans didn't see them coming they thought that since it was their capital city no one would attack. They we so very wrong. The Celts wiped the floor with the Romans and their chariots were to fast. After a victorious win the Celts decided on their next spot. LONDON. It was the easiest win ever there was no army there to protect so the Celts took it with a click of a finger.
  • It was thought that there was no way to lose the Celts had 230 thousand troops and the Romans were outnumbered. But not for long the Romans used the Wedge technique so none of the Celts could get through. Then all of a sudden the Romans realised the they werent outnumbered and began to charge forwards. The Romans had just won the biggest battle ever.
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