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text Devices and desires : Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England

Summary

Illuminates the life of the complex and formidable Bess of Hardwick, who rose from humble beginnings to become one of the richest and most powerful women in sixteen-century England.

Contents
Prologue: Hardwick Hall, 1590 -- Derbyshire beginnings -- Sir William Cavendish -- Acquisition -- "Every man almost is a builder" -- "My honest swete Chatesworth" -- "This devil's devices" -- Countess of Shrewsbury -- The Scots Queen -- A dubious ... Read more
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Description
xxx, 354 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Publisher
2019

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KCL 942.05 HUBBARD in Adult Collection Available

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