The Roman Invasions, Occupation and Colonisation of Britain

Speaker: Bill King

Tue, 1 Nov 2022

About the lecture:

An outline of the strategy behind the Roman invasions of Britain and the progression to
occupation and colonisation of the whole island over a period lasting some 400 years.
The talk will include references to local sites and topographical features.

Our lecturer: Bill King

Bill came from a naval family while being brought up around major naval installations,
he developed a keen early interest in Britain’s history. As a hobby, he began to conduct
research into various aspects of history ranging from Iron Age and Roman times to the
First and Second World Wars. Bill has taken part in a number of local radio
programmes and has acted as a historical adviser for a range of factual TV programmes.