Sarum: The Novel of England - Study Guide Sorviodunum Summary & Analysis

Edward Rutherfurd
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The year is 42 AD and the Emperor Claudius of the Roman Empire decides to conquer Britain. Claudius hated the Druids because they practice human sacrifices.

In 44 AD, the people of Sarum know the Romans will eventually be coming and they move into the dune, which is a fortress. Tosutigus is to lead the force of one hundred men to defend Sarum. Sarum is no longer powerful but maintains its independence from seven powerful tribes.

Many of the tribes surrender to the Romans, and Aulus Plautius is appointed governor of Britannia.

Tosutigus' plan is to surrender to the Romans, even though he promised the tribes that he would fight. He becomes known as Tosutigus the Liar for this deception. Tosutigus wants to be a client king and citizen of Rome and tells this to the Romans when they ask what he wants. He basically wants to rule over...

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