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Thursday, 29 November 2012
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: BLACK PEOPLE IN BRITAIN FROM THE ROMAN TIMES TO NOW:
Their were Black People in Britain in Roman times, even a Black Roman Governor with Black Roman Soldiers and their has been a continuous Black Presence here sine 1555. Even William Shakespeares London, Black faces would have been a familiar sight. The eighteen century saw a great expansion in Britain Black population, and after the war of Spanish Succession in 1713 British Slavers dominated the infamous Atlantic Slave Trade. Some slaves were landed and sold in London, Liverpool and Bristol, but many Blacks were bought as domestic servants by retiring Sea-Captains, Colonial Administrators and Plantation Owners.