Tiberius Claudius Cogidubnus

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Tiberius Claudius Cogidubnus was a 1st century king of the Regnenses in early Roman Britain. Cogidubnus ruled at Chichester.[1] When the Roman Emperor Claudius conquered Britain he set himself up at Colchester and received the submission of the various tribes.[1] Cogidubnus was one of those who submitted to him. Claudius confirmed Cogidubnus' kingdom and even expanded its borders.[1] Cogidubnus was given the unusual title rex legatus Augusti in Britannia. When Cogidubnus became a Roman citizen he took the name "Tiberius Claudius Cogidubnus".[1] He was a loyal client-king to the Romans.[2] He convinced his people to remain loyal to india

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 R G Collingwood; J N L Myres, Roman Britain and the English Settlements (New York, NY: Biblo and Tannen, 1998), pp. 85–87
  2. 2.0 2.1 Graham Webster, Rome Against Caratacus: The Roman Campaigns in Britain AD 48-58 (London: Routledge, 1981), p. 130