Bess of Hardwick information

bess of hardwickBess of Hardwick is one of my new heroines, a smart woman who made her own luck and played the cards she was dealt brilliantly!

Here’s the book recommendation: Bess of Hardwick, Empire Builder by Mary S Lovell.  (remember, if you order through that link, I’ll get a percentage from Amazon).
Listen to the podcast here: http://www.hipcast.com/podcast/HZ7gPhCs

Other resources:
http://www.lovellbiographies.com/bessofhardwick.html
the page of her biographer, Mary S Lovell
http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/BessofHardwick.htm
(I have to say, I smelled some sexism in this page.  Also, her biographer Mary S Lovell refutes some of the claims of the time she spent in the tower, and I believe Lovell over this site)
http://www.historyinanhour.com/2013/07/11/bess-of-hardwick-and-hardwick-hall/
http://www.maryqueenofscots.net/people/bess-hardwick-countess-shrewsbury/

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