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Boudicca: The Face of a Celtic World

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Boudicca: The Face of a Celtic World

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Thursday 11 June 2020 | 6:00 pm

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This event took place as a Facebook Live stream on 11th June 2020. Watch a recording of the talk above.

A talk from historian and honorary fellow of the Department of History at The University of Essex, David Grocott, exploring the Celtic World, and how Boudicca and the tribes of Britain may have acted together.

When Iceni king Prasutagus died, Boudicca rebelled with such ferocity her name was heard throughout the Empire.

That story is well known, but did Boudicca and her tribe act alone? Or was her destruction of Colchester at the fore of a nation-wide plot to evict the Romans for good?

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