- an ancient Celtic tribe of eastern England, whose queen, Boadicea, headed an insurrection against the Romans in a.d. 61.
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No mercy will be shown us, and chiefly will their vengeance fall upon the Iceni.
During this time the Romans had traversed the whole country of the Iceni.
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- an ancient British tribe that rebelled against the Romans in 61 ad under Queen Boudicca
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