She Was A Brave Warrior And Ruled The Celtic Iceni Tribe, Gathering A Rebel Army Of Over 100,000 People To Take Revenge On The Romans After They Stormed Her Late Husband’s Land

She began gathering a rebel army and found others who had also fallen victim to the Romans, like the Trinovantes and other tribes.

Boudica’s army, consisting of over 100,000 people, began by successfully capturing the Roman settlement of Camulodunum and then impressively destroyed Londinium, where London is currently located.

Boudica’s army proudly marched on, destroying lots of Roman property and lives in her angered wake.

However, due to the tactical military work of Roman general Gaius Suetonius Paulinus and his army, which had much more military experience than Boudica’s army, she was defeated at the Battle of Watling Street.

Although Boudica was not killed in battle, some researchers believe she died from taking poison to avoid being captured by the Romans. Others have said she died from illness.

Even though Boudica was defeated, her bravery and courage as a woman at that time to form an army and lead a revolution was astonishing. It’s one of the main reasons why she is considered a symbol of women’s bravery, justice, and freedom.

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