Gnaeus Julius Agricola


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Noun1.Gnaeus Julius Agricola - Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93)
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The governor of Britannia, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, completed the Roman conquest of Wales by suppressing the Ordovices and capturing Mona (Ynys Mon/Anglesey) in AD 77.
Gnaeus Julius Agricola subdued the Selgovae, evicted them from the hilltop fortress and, in its place, built a signal station.
British resistance was broken in 78AD when the Roman governor of Britain, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, attacked and destroyed the Anglesey stronghold of the Druids, the spiritual leaders of the Celts.