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Governor of Britannia from AD43 to 46"The first consular governor
to be placed in command of Britain
was Aulus Plautius: ..."
Tacitus Agricola 14.1
|Publius Ostorius Scapula|
Governor of Britannia from 47 to 52AD"Meanwhile, in Britain,
Publius Ostorius, the propraetor,
found himself confronted by disturbance. ..."
Tacitus Annals XII.i.1
|Aulus Didius Gallus|
Governor of Britannia from 52 to 57AD"Next Didius Gallus maintained the ground gained by his predecessors, and pushed forward a few forts into remoter districts in order to gain credit for enlarging his province."
Tacitus Agricola 14.2
Governor of Britannia from 57 to 58AD"Didius was followed by Veranius, who died within the year. ..."
Tacitus Agricola 14.3
|Gaius Suetonius Paulinus|
Governor of Britannia from c.58AD to 61"Suetonius Paulinus after him¹ had two successful years, reducing tribes and strengthening the garrisons: presuming upon which success, he attacked the island of Anglesey, a rallying-point of rebellion, and so left his rear open to surprise."
Tacitus Agricola 14.3
|Marcus Trebellius Maximus|
Governor of Britannia from 63 to 69AD"... Trebellius was less energetic, had no military experience, and kept the province in hand by a mild-mannered administration. ... but there was mutiny and trouble when the army, accustomed to the field, became riotous and idle."
Tacitus Agricola 16.3-4
|Marcus Vettius Bolanus|
Governor of Britannia from 69 to 71AD"Nor did Vettius Bolanus ... distress Britain with discipline ..."
|Quintus Petillius Cerialis|
Governor of Britannia from AD71 to 73/4"... Petillius Cerialis at once struck terror into their hearts by invading the commonwealth of the Brigantes ... many battles were fought, sometimes bloody battles. ..."
|Sextus Julius Frontinus|
Governor of Britannia AD73/4 to 77/8"... Julius Frontinus was, so far as a subject of the emperor could be, a great man ... his arms reduced the Silures, a powerful and warlike race ..."
Tacitus Agricola 17.2
|ProPraetorian Governors of Britain|
|Aulus Plautius (AD43-46)|
|Publius Ostorius Scapula (AD47-52)|
|Aulus Didius Gallus (AD52-57)|
|Quintus Veranius (AD57/58)|
|Gaius Suetonius Paulinus (AD58-61)|
|Publius Petronius Turpilianus (AD61/2-63)|
|Marcus Trebellius Maximus (AD63-69)|
|Marcus Vettius Bolanus (AD69-71)|
|Quintus Petilius Cerialis (AD71-73/4)|
|Sextus Julius Frontinus (AD73/4-77/8)|