Boudica

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Britannia: the real story

The TV series Britannia (2017) is a historical fantasy along the lines of Game of Thrones. Though set at the time of the Roman invasion of Britain in AD 43, it makes no great claim to historical authenticity. It reflects enduring interest in the Celts, the druids, and, above all, Queen Boudicca of the Iceni. But what was warfare really like during the Roman conquest of Britain between AD 43 and 84?

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Boudica's final battle

Exclusively commissioned for Military Times, this battle map illustrates the route taken by Boudicca in preparation for her final battle. This map will appear in Issue 1 of Military Times, accompanied by a detailed analysis of the events of the battle and why Boudicca ultimately lost. A summary of these events accompanies this reproduction.

Why did Boudica lose?

The future of Britain for 350 years decided in minutes: the last stand of Britain’s warrior queen.

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