At the height of its power, Rome once seriously considered giving up its British holdings entirely. The reason? Queen Boudica, whose brutal revenge spree made her the Roman bogeyman for generations. She killed 70,000 people, burnt London to the ground, established herself as the most famous headhunter of all time - and to this day, Britain loves her for it.
You can stop emailing me about her now. More after the cut.
Check it out, friends: Sara contributed to the research for this week’s Rejected Princess. Oh, and you know, the melting of Camulodunum, divination by rabbit, and other tales.
Still incredibly thrilled Jason asked me to help with this week’s Rejected Princesses post!