boudicca was the wife of prasutagus the ruler of a celtic tribe called the Iceni the Iceni lived in the a region of britain that is now called norfolk
When Romans settled in the southern Britain in AD 43 they made an agreement with Prasutagus so that he would be able to continue the ruler of the Iceni when Prasutagus died the romans turned on the Iceni They stole from the Iceni tribesmen made people slaves and they had boudicca and her daughters whiped.
"i am fighting as someone like you who has lots their freedom i am fighting for my bruised body . The gods will grant us the revenge we deserve . Think of how many of us are fighting and why. Then you will win this battle or die . That is what I a woman plan to do. Let the men be slaves if they want I wont."