Hidden historical heroines (#18: Edith Cavell)

  Edith Louisa Cavell (4 December 1865 – 12 October 1915) was a British nurse and a celebrated patriot, court-martialled and sentenced to death by the Germans during World War I.   Edith was born in Swardeston, a village near Norwich, where her father was the local vicar. Upon reaching adulthood, she moved to Brussels, […]