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Purchased as background for a tour I took of country homes in Devonshire. It presents a much more favorable view of Bess than the traditional view that has been passed down among... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Susan
This is a well written biography that I think does a good job of disentangling the complicated family and financial (often linked) affairs of this remarkable Elizabethan woman who... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Wilmet
I loved Bess. It's rare to hear of such triumph through difficult times and situations. When many women of her time seemed to be sitting back and taking what was offered, Bess was... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Katie Fjelstad
having a love affair on anything royal and especially 16 and 17th century I found this a very different perspective and enjoyed it---she is one person that so little is written on... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Carol
A fascinating account of one of England's most powerful, clever and good-hearted women of history. Bess is not well known to Americans but should be appreciated as much as... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Catherine L. Hunt
Heads up..this book and Bess Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth are the same book..keeping both as I will pass one on to someone else.Published 13 months ago by Kim Nash
Bess of Hardwick has been vilified over the centuries, but this well-written biography puts her in a much better light. Read morePublished 16 months ago by A. D. Slade
I was so happy to read about my gandmother from the time of Queen Elizabeth the first. Amazing the information about how they lived.Published 21 months ago by Calicat
I did not realize that the two books the Bess of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth Bess of Hardwick: Empire Builder was the same. I should of only brought one. Read morePublished on October 16, 2013 by Karen