Sir Mortimer and Magnus: 3. The Royal House of the Brigantes

 

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First transmitted in 1974, Magnus Magnusson talks to Sir Mortimer Wheeler about Brigantes in northern Britain at the time of the Roman conquest. The Brigantes, a tribe of Celts, attempted to stave off the approaching Roman army at Stanwick St John in Yorkshire.

 

Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 3 Oct 1974

Duration: 15 mins

 

Collection: Archaeology at the BBC (23 programmes)

A collection of programmes charting the BBC's first ventures into archaeology programming, dating back to the 1950s, available online to watch in full.

 

 

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