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.

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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.