Britain, or Britannia was under the control of the Roman Empire and Boudicca's husband, Prasutagus was king of the Iceni. In his will, he had left half of his kingdom to the Romans and the other half of his kingdom to his wife and daughters. After his death, the will was considered null and Boudicca was sentenced to flogging while her daughters were gang raped.
Angered by what the empire did to their queen and princesses, the Iceni tribe declared war against the Romans. Led by the outraged queen, the Iceni and their allies, the Trinovantes (who were used as slaves by the Romans), destroyed Camelodunum