Bess of Hardwick: Empire Builder.
Bess Hardwick [1527-1608] aka Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shewsbury, wed four times, an ambitious woman in a dangerous time. She built Chatsworth and counts among her many noble descendants Katherine Hepburn. Her biography reveals the ruthless nature of Tudor times. Illustrated. Paper. Orig. Publ. $18.95. NEW. $8.00