First Mentioned In:
Year of the Pig
The Charge of the Night Brigade
Main Voice Actor:
Mary Seacole was a 19th century Jamaican doctor who founded Spring Hill in Crimea in the 1850s. She moved there out of a desires to help young soldiers.
Mary was born in Jamaica to a soldier as a father and a doctor as a mother. Widowed at a young age, she opened a hotel in Panama when it was what the Twelfth Doctor described as “the most dangerous and violent place on Earth”. After that, she returned to Jamaica, where she heard about the Crimean War, prompting her to travel halfway round the world to Crimea. Seven months after she arrived, she encountered the Twelfth Doctor. (The Charge of the Night Brigade)
Albertine claimed to have been taught battlefield surgery by Mary Seacole. (Year of the Pig)