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Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni Celts in first-century Britain -- one of my favorite ancients. When her husband died, the Romans confiscated her lands, flogged her and raped her daughters -- whereupon she raised an army and slaughtered forty thousand Romans in AD 62. Of course they promptly sent overwhelming force and did away with her, but it contributed to the downfall of Nero five years later.

This statue stands on the Victoria Embankment in London, and some say she is buried under Platform 10 at King's Cross Station.