Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel'  and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers.  Often she would go out into the field to treat them too.  A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

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.

Mary Seacole, Jamaican Herbalist. During Crimean War performed surgery on the frontline and established the "British Hotel" providing supplies for soldiers and quarters for sick and infirmed.

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

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Mary Seacole, the true pioneer in  medical treatment. Not known because of the colour of her skin, yet we hear all about Florence Nightingale. #BlackWomenAreAmazing

15 great black Britons who made history

During Crimean War performed surgery on the frontline and established the "British Hotel" providing supplies for soldiers and quarters for sick and infirmed.

Mary Seacole Interactive

Interactives about Mary Seacole - Meet Mary; Also features an interactive glossary.

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