The Allied Martyr

Since we’re spending so much time in World War I land with Downton Abbey, I thought it might be fitting to mention this: On October 12, 1915 the Allies got themselves a brand new martyr when British nurse Edith Cavell was executed by the Germans for treason. Cavell trained as a nurse in London before becoming the matron of a new nursing school in Belgium … Continue reading The Allied Martyr