Bess of Hardwick was a woman of indomitable character developed through adversity, she is the stuff of legends, charismatic, forceful, flamboyant and fascinating. She was a woman ahead of her time who set out to build a dynasty and succeeded. Her descendants flourished on the foundations laid by Bess and now include the Dukes of Devonshire, Portland, Kingston and Newcastle, and the Earls of Shrewsbury, Pembroke, Arundel and Kent.
Publisher: Bradwell Books
Released: March 2018
Region: Derbyshire, Peak District
Size: 240 x 170mm
Author: Jill Armitage