The Life of Mary Seacole part 1 (of 3) | The Victorians | BBC Teach

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The life of Mary Seacole life is told in three short video episodes.

Mary tells of her early life in Jamaica, and how her mother, a famous healer, taught her all her healing skills.

As war breaks out in the Crimea, Mary travels to England to volunteer her services to Florence Nightingale, who is setting up a hospital in the Crimea. But she is deemed as supposedly \"not needed\".

So Mary travels to the Crimea anyway to set up her own \'hospital\'.

This clip is from the series: The Victorians - The Life of Mary Seacole: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcvEcrsF_9zJOkGUZnZW54Ow7WZb6NlaJ

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZDfibPtBlI
Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K02UX1tCT2g
Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QgfNX79eLE

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