Of Household Stuff: The 1601 Inventories of Bess of Hardwick

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Santina M. Levey, Peter Thornton
National Trust, 2001 - Antiques & Collectibles - 71 pages
Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury, better known as Bess of Hardwick, was one of the most influential women of the Elizabethan age. An astute businesswoman, she succeeded in amassing extensive estates and commensurate wealth. This volume presents a record of the contents of her three houses.

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Thornton is a world-renowned expert in the decorative arts. For 30 years a curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, later curator of Sir Joh Sloane's Museum, London.

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