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The Resource Bess of Hardwick : empire builder, Mary S. Lovell

Bess of Hardwick : empire builder, Mary S. Lovell

Label
Bess of Hardwick : empire builder
Title
Bess of Hardwick
Title remainder
empire builder
Statement of responsibility
Mary S. Lovell
Title variation
Bess of Hardwick: empire builder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the life of a sixteenth-century impoverished nobleman's daughter who rose to become one of England's most wealthy and powerful women, in an account that describes her four marriages, witness to four monarchies, and building of the great house at Chatsworth. By the author of The Sisters
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
213281
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lovell, Mary S
Dewey number
  • 942.05/5092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA358.S4
LC item number
L68 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot
  • Countesses
  • Great Britain
  • Women landowners
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
first lady of Chatsworth, 1527-1608
Label
Bess of Hardwick : empire builder, Mary S. Lovell
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip062/2005030490.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as Bess of Hardwick : first lady of Chatsworth, 1527-1608, London : Little, Brown, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-535) and index
Contents
Merrie England 1520-40 -- Child bride, child widow 1540-7 -- Lady Cavendish 1547 -- Family matters 1547-51 -- Dangerous times 1552-6 -- 'Your poor friend' 1556-8 -- Sir William St Loe 1518-58 -- 'My own sweet Bess' 1559-61 -- Lady St Loe in trouble 1561-5 -- A very eligible widow 1565-9 -- A difficult guest 1569-73 -- A dangerous match 1574-5 -- Raising Arbella 1576-8 -- Enough to alienate the heart 1578-81 -- Discord 1582-4 -- No winners 1585-6 -- Death of a queen 1586-90 -- The Dowager Countess 1590-2 -- More window than wall 1592-9 -- 'In perfect health and good memory' 1600-02 -- Sharper than a serpent's tooth 1602-03 -- End of an era 1603-08 -- A long arm-- 1608 et seq
Control code
ocm62161139
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xx, 555 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393062212
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005030490
Other control number
9780393062212
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports. (chiefly col.)
Label
Bess of Hardwick : empire builder, Mary S. Lovell
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip062/2005030490.html
Publication
Note
Originally published as Bess of Hardwick : first lady of Chatsworth, 1527-1608, London : Little, Brown, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-535) and index
Contents
Merrie England 1520-40 -- Child bride, child widow 1540-7 -- Lady Cavendish 1547 -- Family matters 1547-51 -- Dangerous times 1552-6 -- 'Your poor friend' 1556-8 -- Sir William St Loe 1518-58 -- 'My own sweet Bess' 1559-61 -- Lady St Loe in trouble 1561-5 -- A very eligible widow 1565-9 -- A difficult guest 1569-73 -- A dangerous match 1574-5 -- Raising Arbella 1576-8 -- Enough to alienate the heart 1578-81 -- Discord 1582-4 -- No winners 1585-6 -- Death of a queen 1586-90 -- The Dowager Countess 1590-2 -- More window than wall 1592-9 -- 'In perfect health and good memory' 1600-02 -- Sharper than a serpent's tooth 1602-03 -- End of an era 1603-08 -- A long arm-- 1608 et seq
Control code
ocm62161139
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xx, 555 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393062212
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005030490
Other control number
9780393062212
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports. (chiefly col.)

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