Interesting Royal Holloway/Bedford Classicist 4
Sarah Parker Remond (1826 – 1894) was an American abolitionist.
She studied Latin and French at Bedford College with enthusiasm, having earlier in life been forced by racists out of her Salem school.
She was a brilliant orator and prominent Anti-Slavery lecturer in the USA and Britain during the Civil War and fundraised for freed black Americans after it. She later retrained as a physician.