Origin of the name BONDUCA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name BONDUCA.
The same as Boadicea
(q.v.), a British form of Celtic Boudica
(q.v.), meaning "victory." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).
Also see Buddud, and Buddug.
BONDUCA (an alternate name for
Boadicea), heroine and title of a tragedy (1611) by Beaumont and
Fletcher. Like the tragedies of Boadicea by Hopkins and
Glover, Bonduca is founded on Tacitus, Annals, xiv,
29. Caractacus is here called Caratach. The play was recast
by J.R. Planche and revived (1837) under the title of Caractacus.
(Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, Walsh, 1914)