Great Queens of England: Boudicca of the Iceni (2000)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith

England's Queen Boudicca is still so revered that her ruling period has become part of British folklore. It was under her direction that the Celtic people prepared themselves to do battle with the Roman Empire's intimidating forces. Stylish reenactments of battle scenes and other dramatic moments help bring the excitement and dangers of this distant time period back to life. Information is given about the Iceni tribe that lived in an area of England that is now contained within Norfolk and Suffolk counties. Details to key historic events are given, such as what the Romans did when Queen Boudicca's husband, King Prasutagus, died and how Queen Boudicca tried to gain revenge. Historians offer their thoughts about Queen Boudicca's life and the unique circumstances that led to her death.



Britain, English [nationality], monarch, queen [royalty]