The Brigantes were a British Celtic tribe (people), that used to live in the North of Roman Britain; between the rivers Tyne and Humber. They occupied what was later Northumbria. To the north was the territory of the Votadini, which straddled the present day border between England and Scotland.
Nearby tribes[change | change source]
The tribes that used to live next to the Brigantes were the Carvetti, the Parisii, the Cornovii, and the Corieltauvi.
Related tribes[change | change source]
There was a Brigantes tribe who used to live in the South of Ireland as well. They may both be related to the Brigantii of the eastern Alps.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Brigantes Nation
- Brigantes at Roman-Britain.co.uk
- Brigantes Archived 2005-11-08 at the Wayback Machine at Romans in Britain
References[change | change source]
- ↑ David Hughes, The British Chronicles, Volume 1 (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007), p. 78