Vortigern was legendary 5th century King of the Britons featured in the work of early British writers such as Gildas, Nennius, Bede, Geoffrey of Monmouth and others. He is usually presented in a bad light, as a man of immoral and selfish character who used duplicity and deception to rise to the top of the British establishment of his day.The Rule of Vortigern, Legendary King of the Britons — Under the influence!
Queen Boudica – by John Opie – Public domain This article was first published on #FolkloreThursday.com, 8th October 2020, titled Celtic Warrior Women: Queen Boudica of the Iceni by zteve t evans. Queen Boudica Queen Boudica, ruler of the Iceni people of Britain, was famous for leading a violent uprising against Roman rule. She was […]Celtic Warrior Queens: Boudica of the Iceni — Under the influence!
Hadrian’s Wall is the most important monument built by the Romans in Britain. The Wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman empire for nearly 300 years. It was built by the Roman army on the orders of Hadrian following his visit to Britain in 122 AD. At 117 kilometres long (80 Roman miles), it […]