Cohors Primae Menapiorum – The First Cohort of Menapii

This unit were recruited from among the Menapii tribe of northern Belgica, a maritime tribe who occupied the coastal region of Belgium and part of northern France. Their capital was at Castellum Menapiorum, now known as Cassel in France. They are attested in Britain only on military diplomata.

Evidence for the presence of Cohors Primae Menapiorum in Britain

  1. Military Diplomata 122AD
  2. Military Diplomata – 124AD (RIB 2401.6)