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Manchester’s bog head
Melanie Giles

historical context of Worsley Man During the late Iron Age, the region was under the supra-regional polity of the Brigantes tribe ( Figure 7.9 ). Smaller sub-tribal entities have been proposed through close reading of Ptolemy’s second century AD Geographia (including the Carvetii and Latenses to the north and Setantii to the north-west), but we have little epigraphy or coinage belonging to smaller tribal septs apart from a milestone for the Corvetii from Brougham (Philpott 2006 : 62). Cheshire was the terrain of the Cornovii, with the Coritani to the south-east and

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