Mary Seacole Jamaican Nurse who spurned by indignant Florence Nightingale, attended the wounded British army in the Crimean war. She was feted as a heroine and then her legacy expunged by the Legacy of Nightingale.
How Mary Seacole was made a saint and Florence Nightingake was smeared
Mary Jane Seacole – 14 May sometimes known as Mother Seacole or Mary Grant, was a Jamaican nurse best known for her involvement in the Crimean War. She set up and operated boarding houses in Panama and the Crimea to assist in her desire to tre