Boadicea Sentence Examples
In 1859 "Boadicea" was written, and "Riflemen, Form !"
Progress was delayed too by the great revolt of Boadicea and a large part of the nominally conquered Lowlands.
In the great revolt of Boadicea (60) the nationalist party seem to have massacred many thousands of them along with actual Romans.
Under Queen Boadicea the natives burned the town and massacred the colonists; but Camalodunum soon rose to fresh prosperity and flourished throughout the Roman period.
Fearing that worse might follow when the kingdom should be annexed, and encouraged by the absence of the legate and his legions, the Iceni, led by Prasutagus's daughter Boudicca (Boadicea) rose in revolt and were joined by the Trinobantes in Essex, who had been long subject to Rome and had their own grievances to redress.Advertisement
Tacitus tells us that the town was burnt by Boadicea in A.D.
One writer has put it at Chester; others at London, where King's Cross had once a narrow escape of being christened Boadicea's Cross, and actually for many years bore the name of Battle Bridge, in supposed reference to this battle.
Boadicea took poison; thousands of Britons fell in the fight or were hunted down in the ensuing guerrilla.
From 59-62 he commanded in Britain, and, after a severe defeat, finally crushed the Iceni under Boadicea (Boudicca).
In this book he tries to prove that Bernard (Sapiens), Alcuin, Boniface and Joannes Scotus Erigena were all Scots, and even Boadicea becomes a Scottish author.Advertisement
The Roman general Paulinus Suetonius, after marching rapidly from Wales to put down a serious insurrection, found Londinium unfitted for a base of military operations, and therefore left the place to the mercy of Boadicea, who entirely destroyed it, and killed the inhabitants.