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Roman Legions Leave Britannia - 410 AD

Roman Legions Leave Britannia - 410 AD Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Geography Visual Arts Famous Historical Events World History

Because Rome was being attacked on the Continent, Emperor Honorius recalled Rome's legions from Britannia (as Britain was then known).  The last legions left in 410.

This image, of an illustration by Harry Payne, depicts an artist's view of how it may have looked when the last legions left Britain. 

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Illustration from Hutchinson's Story of the British Nation, at page 57

 

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