Historic Brighton and Hove
Pre-history is divided into periods,
The Stone Age, The Bronze Age, and The Iron Age. Pre-history means
before written history, so what we know about our ancestors is through
the objects they left behind.
It has been generally believed that some of our
Neolithic predecessors were dark in complexion, as well as short.
The Neolithic people lived on high grounds on Whitehawk Hill near
the Brighton Race Course. These people belong to a race of dark
complexion, small boned people, a tribe living in Brighton Sussex.
Knowledge of the bronze period is
derived from the graves contents and bronze implements that are
discovered, and the lack of flint implements found.
With the popularisation of the use
of iron from the Middle East, about 500 B.C. by another wave of
immigrants form the Continent, bringing with them pottery and other
Romans in 43 A.D.
The Emperor Claudius of Rome sent
an army to invade Britain. Roman Britain had begun.