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The Resource Devices and desires : Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England, Kate Hubbard

Devices and desires : Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England, Kate Hubbard

Label
Devices and desires : Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England
Title
Devices and desires
Title remainder
Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England
Statement of responsibility
Kate Hubbard
Title variation
Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Illuminates the life of the complex and formidable Bess of Hardwick, who rose from humble beginnings to become one of the richest and most powerful women in sixteen-century England
Member of
Has edition
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hubbard, Kate
Dewey number
  • 942.05/5092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot
  • Countesses
  • Nobility
  • Women landowners
  • Great Britain
Label
Devices and desires : Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England, Kate Hubbard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-334) and index
Contents
Prologue: Hardwick Hall, 1590 -- Derbyshire beginnings -- Sir William Cavendish -- Acquisition -- "Every man almost is a builder" -- "My honest swete Chatesworth" -- "This devil's devices" -- Countess of Shrewsbury -- The Scots Queen -- A dubious honour -- "Close dealing" -- "Great turmoil doth two houses breed" -- "The old song" -- "Send me accres" -- "Civil wars" -- Mocking and mowing -- The old hall -- Smythson's Platt -- London, 1591 -- "More glass than wall" -- "Houshold stuff" -- "A scribbling melancholy" -- "It doth stick sore in her teeth" -- "Not over sumptuous" -- Afterword: Hardwick Post Bess
Control code
on1086385883
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxx, 354 pages
Isbn
9780062302991
Lccn
2018043843
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1086385883
Label
Devices and desires : Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England, Kate Hubbard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-334) and index
Contents
Prologue: Hardwick Hall, 1590 -- Derbyshire beginnings -- Sir William Cavendish -- Acquisition -- "Every man almost is a builder" -- "My honest swete Chatesworth" -- "This devil's devices" -- Countess of Shrewsbury -- The Scots Queen -- A dubious honour -- "Close dealing" -- "Great turmoil doth two houses breed" -- "The old song" -- "Send me accres" -- "Civil wars" -- Mocking and mowing -- The old hall -- Smythson's Platt -- London, 1591 -- "More glass than wall" -- "Houshold stuff" -- "A scribbling melancholy" -- "It doth stick sore in her teeth" -- "Not over sumptuous" -- Afterword: Hardwick Post Bess
Control code
on1086385883
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxx, 354 pages
Isbn
9780062302991
Lccn
2018043843
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1086385883

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