Personality Quiz: Which British Heroine Are You?

'Boadicea' by Thomas Thornycroft (Pic: Wikipedia)

‘Boadicea’ by Thomas Thornycroft (Pic: Wikipedia)

British history books are well served with fierce warrior heroines who would think nothing of ripping your face off if you got in their way. And why not? You’re in their way! Get, like, OUT of their way!

Assuming you’re in the clear, which of Britain’s most formidable women most closely fits with your personality type? Whose army are you in, and who are you fighting against?

Are you a Boudicca, warrior queen who lead an army against the Romans? An Emmeline Pankhurst, whose militant tactics helped the suffragettes to secure votes for women? Are you a strong woman leading a man’s world, like Queen Elizabeth I, or Margaret Thatcher, or an inspired thinker and campaigner, like Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication of the Rights of Women (and, by the by, mother of Mary Shelley, who wrote Frankenstein)?

There’s only one way to find out:

Note: it’s not rocket science. It’s not even non-rocket science. If you are disappointed with your result, round up a gang and attack your local Roman fort.

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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