KS2 History - Victorians: The life of Mary Seacole

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

Mary begins her story with her journey from Jamaica to London - and then onward to the Crimea during the Crimean War and her meeting with the journalist William Howard Russell.

After the War ends Mary tells of her time back in London, impoverished and apparently forgotten by the British public...

1: Journey to the Crimea
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2: The Crimean War
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3: After the War was over
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Sequencing activity
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Outline drawing (pdf)
Outline drawing (pdf)
Teacher's Notes
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