Were all Romans in Roman Britain from Rome, Miss?

Primary History article

By Alf Wilkinson, published 7th June 2024

What comes into your mind when you imagine the Romans in Britain? Is it a soldier? Where did they come from? Your first thoughts – from looking at textbooks and re-enactments – might be that they came from Italy. Alf Wilkinson challenges this image and shows that they included men and women from different parts of the Roman Empire and included traders, officials and merchants as well as soldiers... 

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