• Normans

    Early Civilisations and Empires in Britain before the 12th Century

    From the earliest days of human civilisation, the people of Britain have been shaped by the different empires and civilisations that have come and gone. From the Celts to the Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, the nations of Britain have been deeply influenced by the cultures that have left their mark. Today, we’ll explore Britain’s early civilisations and empires pre-12th century, looking at the origins and societal structure of each, as well as the impact they had on life and culture in Britain. The Celts The earliest known inhabitants of Britain were the Celts, an Iron Age people who lived in what is now England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. It is…