Defeat of Boudicca
Jun 6, 2005
After leaving the towns of Londinium and Verulamium unchallenged to Boudicca?s rebel army, Suetonius prepared his terribly outmanned force in the forest of the midlands. (Ancient sources give estimates as greatly divergent as 200,000 to 10,000, but this is most assuredly wild propaganda on the part of Tacitus and Dio Cassius.) However, the Romans had the advantage of their classic discipline, and tactical use of geography….