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Bess of Hardwick by Mary S. Lovell
Bess of Hardwick by Mary S. Lovell
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Bess of Hardwick by Mary S. Lovell

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    Mary S. Lovell unveils the biography of Bess of Hardwick - one of the wealthiest and most powerful women of her time next to Queen Elizabeth I. 

    Throughout her life, Bess married four times and it was with her second husband, Sir William Cavendish that the Cavendish line, which continues today, was established.

    Together they bought Chatsworth manor in 1549, and in 1552 began to build the first house on the site; This is one of the many innovative and magnificent builds of Bess of Hardwick which still remain today.

    Learn more about Bess of Hardwick's remarkable history at Chatsworth