Boudica, Queen of the Iceni: Freedom Fighter, Revolutionary, Icon

Boudica, Queen of the Iceni, was an aristocrat turned freedom fighter who led an army of the oppressed to set fire to their oppressors.

Victoria on Masterpiece

Queen Victoria, like her predeceasor Queen Elizabeth I and her descendant Queen Elizabeth II, wound up on the throne by a series of untimely deaths and labyrinthine family trees -- making her story at once of a kind with the Elizabeths, while being its own fascinating thing.