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Mary Seacole

Last mentioned in Panama City : Panama
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Mary Seacole's Biography

Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881), 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 treat the sick. Seacole was taught herbal remedies and folk medicine by her mother, who kept a boarding house for disabled European soldiers and sailors.

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  • Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole | Prisoners of ...

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy, the city after which she was named on 12 May 1820. Her family were wealthy and well-connected and not long after her birth they moved back to their stately home Embley Park in Wellow, ...
  • Kingsley Burrell: March against Police and state murder | ...

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    He was sectioned hours later and taken to the Mary Seacole mental institute in Winson Green. Three days later police were called to the unit following an “incident” and Burrell was transferred to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital where ..
  • Mary's Many Adventures | Nat Geo Education Blog

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    Mary Seacole, a woman of mixed race born in Jamaica at the beginning of the nineteenth century, is a rarely talked about and exciting figure to introduce during Black History Month. With her captivating story and dynamic sense of exploration, ...

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