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Celtic tribes in the British Isles

The Celtic tribes in Britain and Ireland were as follows:

The Dumnonii who occupied what are now Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.


The Iceni[?], who under Boudicca rebelled against the Roman rule of ancient East Anglia.

The Trinovantes[?] and the Catuvellauni[?] were the neighbouring tribe of the Iceni, and who joined in their rebellion.

The Ordovices[?] who waged guerrilla warfare from the North Wales hills.

The Silures likewise resisted the Romans in present-day South Wales.

The Brigantes[?] were an important tribe in Northern England.

The Dobunni[?] lived in the Cotswalds[?] and the Severn valley.

The Caledonians[?] inhabited present-day Scotland.



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