A Bess of Hardwick 1527-1608

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by: Kate Hubbard

A Bess of Hardwick 1527-1608
Author: Kate Hubbard

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Series: Short Lives S.

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Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 08 May 2001 (ILL)

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ISBN: 0571208002 ISBN 13: 9780571208005

A Bess of Hardwick 1527-1608 by Kate Hubbard

In this portrait Bess emerges as an insatiable force, a towering personality in an age of giant egos. She was a shopaholic, social schemer, serial marrier and master builder. Bess in her prime rivalled the power and influence of Elizabeth I. Top page

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Shopaholic, social schemer, serial marrier and master builder, Bess in her prime rivalled the power and influence of Elizabeth I. This is a story about mergers and acquisitions. It is also the story of one woman's quest to build the most beautiful house in England - 'Hardwick Hall, more glass than wall'. In this witty, original portrait, Bess emerges as an insatiable force, a towering personality in an age of giant egos. Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: Faber & Faber

Edition details illustrated edition

City: London

Edition: ILL

Pages: 96

More info: height 175 mm width 115 mm weight 82 gr

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Age recommended: General/trade

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC21) 942.05092 Library of Congress Subject: Countesses

Record updated at: 20 March, 2014 time: 21:10


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