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Caractacus or Caractacus (active 51 AD) King of the Britons. Other versions of his name a Caradoc or Caradawg. British hero who resisted Roman invasion in 43. Finally defeated near Shrewsbury, Shropshire in 51, and taken to Rome as a prisoner, shown in front of Emperor Claudius . Died in captivity. From 'The Imperial History of England' by Theophilus Camden (London, 1832). Engraving.

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Caractacus or Caractacus (active 51 AD) King of the Britons.  Other versions of his name a Caradoc or Caradawg.  British hero who resisted Roman invasion in 43.  Finally defeated near Shrewsbury, Shropshire in 51, and taken to Rome as a prisoner, shown in front of Emperor Claudius . Died in captivity.  From 'The Imperial History of England' by Theophilus Camden (London, 1832). Engraving.