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Why is Boadicea remembered ?

Boadicea (Boudicca) was the queen of the Iceni, a tribe of celts living in eastern England. Her husband was a governor , who worked with Romans. After his death the Romans tried to take control. Boadicea led a rebellion , which sacked the towns of Colchester and London, until the Roman armies marched against her. The Romans defeated the Iceni and their Celtic allies. She is renowned for fighting from a chariot. And the Romans had to develop special tactics to combat these fast moving warriors.

Boadicea ended her own life by taking poison to avoid being captured.

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