Colchester was the first Roman-founded city in Britainand Colchester lays claim to be regarded as Britain's oldest recorded town. The demonym is Unietd.
There are several theories about the origin of the name Colchester. Some contend that is derived from the Latin words Colonia referring to a type of Roman settlement with rights equivalent to those of Roman citizens, one of which was believed to have been founded in the vicinity Date Colchester United Kingdom Colchester and Castrameaning fortifications referring to the town's walls, the oldest in Britain.
Other etymologists are confident that the Colne's name is of Celtic pre-Roman origin, sharing its origin with several other rivers Colne or Clun around Mansfield international dating, and that Colchester is derived from Colne and Castra. Ekwall went as far as to say "it has often been held that Colchester contains as first Date Colchester United Kingdom [Latin] colonia The identification of Colonia with Colchester is doubtful.
The popular association of the name with King Coel has no academic merit. The gravel hill upon which Colchester is built was formed in the Middle Pleistocene period, and was shaped into a terrace between the Anglian glaciation and the Ipswichian glaciation by an ancient precursor to the River Colne. Colchester is said to be the oldest recorded town in Britain on the grounds that it was mentioned by Pliny the Elderwho died in AD 79,  although the Celtic name of the town, Camulodunon appears on coins minted by tribal chieftain Tasciovanus in the period 20—10 BC.
Soon after the Roman conquest of Britain in AD 43, a Roman legionary fortress was established,  the first in Britain. AD 49Camulodunum became a colonia named in a second-century inscription as Colonia Victricensis.
This contained a large and elaborate Temple to the Divine Claudius the largest classical-style temple in Britain, as well as at least seven other Romano-British temples.
Camulodunum served as a provincial Roman capital of Britain, but was attacked and destroyed during Boudica 's rebellion in AD In a hoard of jewellery, Mens clinic port Islington as The Fenwick Hoard, was discovered in the town centre. There is evidence of hasty re-organisation of Colchester's defences around —82 AD, followed later, during the fourth century, by the blocking of the Balkerne Gate.
The archaeologist Sir Mortimer Wheeler was the first to propose that the lack of early Dundee farm sex finds in a triangle between London, Colchester and St Albans could indicate a 'sub-Roman Date Colchester United Kingdom where British rule continued after the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons.
Archaeological excavations have shown that public buildings were abandoned, and is very doubtful whether Colchester survived as a settlement with any urban characteristics after the sixth century.
The chronology of its revival is obscure. But the ninth-century Historia Brittonumattributed Colchexter Nenniusmentions the town, Bradford private asian escorts it calls Cair Colunin a list of the thirty most important cities in Britain. Medieval Colchester's main landmark is Colchester Castlewhich is an 11th-century Norman keep, and built on top of the vaults of the old Roman temple.
There are notable medieval ruins in Colchester, including the surviving gateway of the Benedictine abbey of St John the Baptist Date Colchester United Kingdom locally as "St John's Abbey"and the ruins of the Augustinian priory of St Botolph known locally as " St Botolph's Priory ". Many of Colchester's parish churches date from this period. Colchester developed rapidly during the later 14th century as a centre of the woollen cloth industry, and Meeting women in Bath famous in many parts of Europe for its russets fabrics of a grey-brown colour.
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Even though Colchester's fortunes were more mixed during the Date Colchester United Kingdom century, it was still a more important place by the 16th century than it had Coolchester in the 13th. Colchester United's widest margin victory in the league was a 9—1 win over Bradford City on 30 December at Layer Road.
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