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  • Camulodunum

    Camulodunum sat at the center of events in the early Roman history of Britain. Names in the old Roman histories and inscriptions like Cassivellaunus and Addedomarus live on in bards' songs as Caswallawn and Aedd the Great, one of the Three Founders of …

  • Dumnonia

    h2. Issue: Realm of the Merchant Princes The Dumnonii are, for the most part, simple farmers. The tin mines require a huge number of slaves and workers paid very little for dangerous, back- …

  • Guotodin

    h2. Issue: The Countenance of Prydain The Votadini took great pride in being Rome's ally, rather than its vassal, but the pattern of constant war on the empire's frontier nonetheless shaped …

  • Eboracum

    h2. Issue: Holding the Wall Eboracum is a kingdom dedicated to a purpose: defending Britain from [[The Picts | the Picts]]. They are ruled by a military commander, and their entire society is …

  • Dyfed

    The Demetae were a small, disorganized [[The Britons | British]] tribe in the most western reaches of Britannia Secunda. They were too opposed to one another to offer any significant resistance to the Romans, but Roman rule didn't change their lives very …

  • Belgia

    h2. Issue: Two Societies [[:caratacus-strongarm | Caratacus Strongarm]], Elaphius's son and heir, has continued as his father did. He takes inspiration from Theoderic, who divided Italy into …

  • Calleva

    Commius aided Julius Caesar in subduing the Belgic tribes in Gaul. He then brought several [[The Britons | British]] villages under his control, forming a Roman client kingdom, the Atrebates. When the Catuvellauni invaded, though, his son and heir Verica …

  • Dál Riata

    When the Romans conquered Britain, they divided the [[The Britons | British]] tribes in three. Those who lived under the empire became the Romano-Britons. Those north of [[Eboracum | the Wall]] were further divided by the Spine of Britain. To the east, …

  • Cantium (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Oppressed by Demons [[:bedwyr | Bedwyr]] dreams of creating a Pelagian kingdom, guided by Pelagian ideals. He sees the Saxon gods as demons, oppressing his people, by turning their minds …

  • Dobunnia (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Triumvirate The Dobunnic kingdom is ruled by three magistrates. Glevum was one of the four _colonia_ in Britannia under the Romans. Glevum's magistrate, [[:decius-nervius-glevius | …

  • Londinium (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: The Last Outpost Once the capital of the whole diocese of Britannia, Londinium was the seat of power for [[:ambrosius-aurelianus | Ambrosius Aurelianus]], the _Rex Romanorum_ of Britain. …

  • Icenia (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Two Kingdoms, One Land Bound by oath and honor, [[:icel | Icel]] could not move against [[:arthur | Arthur Pendragon]], so his son, Cnebba, slew him and took his place. Some say that …

  • Venta (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Old Wounds The Kindred — known to the Romans as the Silures — were famous for their fierce resistance to the empire under Caratacus. Even today, centuries later, many of them …

  • Demetia (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Heirs of Rome [[:valerian-mac-aed | Valerian mac Aed]] calls himself the Protector of Dyfed, inheriting Roman titles conferred on his ancestors by the emperor Magnus Maximus, who first …

  • Pagensia (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Legacy of Vortigernos During the reign of [[Vortigernos | Vortigernos]], Pagensia stood at the heart of Britain. Now, however, most of the Britain spokes the name of their once-glorious …

  • Venedotia (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: The Barbarian Frontier Roman culture never gained a firm foothold in Britannia Secunda as it did in Britannia Prima, Flavia Caesariensis, or even Maxima Caesariensis, but even here, the …

  • Rheged (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Though Strong to Bear Civil Strifes During [[The Revolution | the Revolution]], Marcianus the Lean emerged as the king of Luguvalium, but the city's proximity to the Wall quickly made …

  • Elmet (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: The Last Refuge Hengist's revolt destroyed the homes of Britons throughout the island. Many of those refugees sought refuge in the forest of Elmet. There, they banded together for their …

  • Linnuis (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Senatus Populusque Lindensius Faced with opponents on all sides, the knights of Camulod convinced [[:catuboduos | Catuboduos]] to heed the advice of Gnaeus Aurelius Africanus and …

  • Novant (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Pagan Queen of a Christian Land Since Saint Ninian built the _Candida Casa_, Novant has been the heart of Christianity in the north. Despite this, its leaders remain staunchly pagan. …

  • Ystrad Clud (Kingdom)

    h2. Issue: Fragile Peace The Peace of Din Eidyn favored none more than Ystrad Clud. Bordered by Dál Riata, [[The Picts | the Picts]], and [[Guotodin | Guotodin]], Ystrad Clud faced enemies …

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