Five Ruthless British Queens
Boudicca / Matilda / Isabella / Bloody Mary Tudor / Lady Mary Bankes
Not every ruthless leader in English history was a man as you will discover in this intriguing, 6-part documentary hosted by British writer, comedian and TV presenter, Rory McGrath (Bloody Britain). Spanning sixteen centuries, this series charts the lives of five notorious women who gained fame or repute for their willingness to fight, scheme and even die for their principles. From Boudicca's vengeful rebellion against the Romans in 43 A.D. to Lady Mary Bankes' courageous defense of Corfe Castle in 1643, Rory takes us on a fast-paced tour of southeast England to explore the history and motivations of these determined Killer Queens.