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Boadicea/Boudicca Boadicea/Boudicca

Statue: Boadicea/Boudicca

Erection date: 1902

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Boadicea, Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni who died AD 61 after leading her people against the Roman invader.

{On the right, river side:}
Regions Caesar never knew, thy posterity shall sway. {A quote from William Cowper's 1782 poem "Boadicea, an ode".}

{On the left, road side:}
This statue by Thomas Thornycroft was presented to London by his son Sir John Isaac Thornycroft CE and placed here by the London County Council, AD 1902.
 

The horses look totally out of control to us; no wonder the two daughters look so worried.

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Boudicca / Boadicea

Queen of the Iceni.  When the Romans arrived in AD 43 her husband, Prasutagus...

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the...

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William Cowper

Poet and hymn writer.  Born Berkhamsted.  Spent his early years at Westminste...

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Sir John Isaac Thornycroft

Civil engineer.  Son of Thomas and Mary Thornycroft.  Born Rome.  Studied and...

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Thomas Thornycroft

Sculptor.  born Cheshire.  Came to London in 1835 where he was apprenticed to...

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Morris Singer Foundry

Founded by John Webb Singer as the Frome Art Metal Works. They cast some of t...

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