Boudicca was the wife of Prasutagus, the ruler of a Celtic tribe called the Iceni. The Iceni lived in a region of Britain that is now called Norfolk.
In about 60 AD, the roman governor was sent to North wales to lead an army .While he was away Boudicca led an attack against the tribe''s Roman rulers with several other tribes. Her army were called the Britons. They managed to destroy Camulodunum (Colchester) the capital of Roman Britain , and defeated the Roman IX legion.
when romans settled in Britain in 43 AD they made an agreement with prasutagus so that he would be able to continue as ruler of the iceni. When Prasutagus died , the Romans turned on the Iceni . They stolefrom the Iceni tribesmen, made people slaves and they Boudicca and her daughters whipped .
"I am fighting as someone like you who has lost 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 win this battle or die . That is what I , a woman , plan to do . Let the men live as slaves if they want . I won't