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HistoryNet – From the World's Largest History Magazine Publisher Daly History Blog Historic Coventry Boudicca Boudicca "She was huge of frame, terrifying of aspect, and with a harsh voice. A great mass of bright red hair fell to her knees: she wore a twisted torc, and a tunic of many colours, over which was a thick mantle, fastened by a brooch. Now she grasped a spear, to strike fear into all who watched her." Dio Cassius The rulers of the Iceni people, who lived in Norfolk and Suffolk in eastern Britain around the time of the Roman occupation of Britain, were King Prasutagus and Queen Boudicca. A golden torc A possible site for their ‘royal’ residence is a place called Gallows Hill at Thetford in Norfolk. The Celts of the first century appear to be farmers, traders and crafts people. Following the Roman invasion under Claudius in AD43, Prasutagus became a client ruler under the Romans. Around the time of the death of Prasutagus several events coincided. Romans could, when necessary, accept that women from other parts of the empire were equal to men. Celtic shield Roman shield

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History and traditions of England Jan Hus Jan Hus (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjan ˈɦus] ( ); c. 1369 – 6 July 1415), often referred to in English as John Hus or John Huss, was a Czech priest, philosopher, reformer, and master at Charles University in Prague. After John Wycliffe, the theorist of ecclesiastical Reformation, Hus is considered the first Church reformer, as he lived before Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli. He was burned at the stake for heresy against the doctrines of the Catholic Church, including those on ecclesiology, the Eucharist, and other theological topics. Hus was a key predecessor to the Protestant movement of the sixteenth century, and his teachings had a strong influence on the states of Europe, most immediately in the approval of a reformist Bohemian religious denomination, and, more than a century later, on Martin Luther himself.[1] Early life[edit] Career[edit] Hus tried to reform the church by delineating the moral failings of clergy, bishops, and even the papacy from his pulpit. Papal schism[edit] Response[edit]