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Julius Agricola

Julius Agricola

The Romans finally started pushing north into Scotland successfully around AD76 under the leadership of the General Julius Agricola (Governor of Britain AD78-84) during the reign of the Emperor Flavius. According to Tacitus (who was Agricola's son-in-law), in AD82, Agricola concentrated his troops in that part of Britain which looks at Ireland, probably meaning Galloway or South Ayrshire.

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