For the Guardian, she named a top ten list of unsung heroines. One woman on Toksvig's list:
Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)Read about another heroine on Toksvig's list.
Nightingale is well known in history as the Lady with the Lamp but this was actually a phrase invented by a Times journalist. The men of the Crimean actually called her the Lady With the Hammer because she was quite happy to break into supply rooms if her patients needed something.