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The Collector

The Woman Who Embarrassed the Romans

Inspirational leader or savage revolutionary?

An engraving of Boudica by William Sharp, 1793 (Wikimedia Commons — image resized by author)

Boudica or Boadicea? The correct name for this legendary historical figure is a source of confusion for many. The latter of these two names was used for centuries, but more recently, historians found there had actually been a mistranslation.

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