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Boadicea

(bō'ədĭsē`ə), d. A.D. 61, British queen of the Iceni (of Norfolk), properly called Boudicca. Her husband, King Prasutagus, died in A.D. 59 or 60, leaving half his property to the Roman emperor and half to his daughters. The Romans, however, seized the kingdom and began to despoil it, thus provoking the Iceni to revolt. Boadicea led them in sacking Colchester, London, and Verulamium (St. Albans). Her army was eventually crushed by PaulinusPaulinus
or Suetonius Paulinus
(Caius Suetonius Paulinus) , d. after A.D. 69, Roman general. Under Claudius I he was stationed (A.D. 42) in Mauretania, and he advanced inland past the Atlas Mts. In A.D. 59 he had the command in Britain.
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Boadicea (Boudicca)

British queen and female warrior; slew 80,000 Romans. [Br. Hist.: Walsh Classical, 58]
See: Bravery

Boadicea

British warrior-queen who led a revolt against the Romans. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 116]

Boadicea

(Boudicca) British queen and warrior; slew 80,000 Romans. [Br. Hist.: Walsh, Classical, 58]
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