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. Includes beautiful glossy plates. Hb, Dj. Orig. Publ. $27.95. NEW. $12.00