Roman Emperors - Dates and relation to Britain

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27 BC - 14 AD
Augustus. Contemplates invading Britain in 34, 27, 26 BC. [Dio Cassius, Roman Histories]
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14 - 37 AD
Tiberius
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37 - 41 AD
Caligula. His attempted invasion is unsuccessful. [Dio C, Suetonius]
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41 - 54 AD
Claudius. Invades Britain- stays himself for 16 days. Hailed Imperator. [Dio, Suetonius]
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54 - 68 AD
Nero. Iceni and Trinovantes revolt, perhaps Economic reasons. [Tacitus' Annals, Agricola, Dio]
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69 AD
Galba. Otho. Vitellius. Vespasian. Due to Civil war after Nero's death.
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69 - 79 AD
Vespasian. Post-Boudiccan expansion. Move into Caledonia. [Tacitus' Histories, Statius, Agricola, Pliny]
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79 - 81 AD
Titus.
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81 - 96 AD
Domitian. Gradual withdrawal from Caledonia- to N. England.
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96 - 98 AD
Nerva. Gradual withdrawal from Caledonia- to N. England.
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117 - 138 AD
Hadrian. And his Wall- completed in 139. [Scriptorae Historae Augustae]
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138 - 161 AD
Antonius Pius. And his Wall- abandoned for Hadrian's in 163. [SHA]
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Tiberius

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14 - 37 AD

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Caligula. His attempted invasion is unsuccessful. [Dio C, Suetonius]

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Claudius. Invades Britain- stays himself for 16 days. Hailed Imperator. [Dio, Suetonius]

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Nero. Iceni and Trinovantes revolt, perhaps Economic reasons. [Tacitus' Annals, Agricola, Dio]

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