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Venus, Lucrece and Bess of Hardwick

Elizabeth Truax

Venus, Lucrece and Bess of Hardwick

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by Elizabeth Truax

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    In : Shakespeare and the arts. 1982. pp.35-56. (Washington, D.C.).

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13983856M

    Elizabeth (Bess) Hardwick Title Countess of Shrewsbury Honours & Offices Lady of the Bedchamber to Elizabeth I Born c. Place of Birth Hardwick, Derbyshire Died 13 February Place of Death Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire Cause of Death Unknown Spouse/s. Robert Barlow Sir . Praise for `Venus in Winter` `A vast panorama of Tudor history, from the viewpoint of a legendary woman who loomed large in it--the redoubtable, fabulously wealthy, much-married Bess of Hardwick.`--Margaret George, author of `Elizabeth I: The Novel` `Venus in Winter does justice to the extraordinary, powerful, and dangerous Bess of Hardwick.

    Get this from a library! Venus in winter. [Gillian Bagwell] -- Twelve years old when she enters the court of King Henry VII, where she is plunged into a world of politics and intrigue, Bess of Hardwick eventually discovers that, for a woman of substance, power. Lee "Venus in Winter A Novel of Bess of Hardwick" por Gillian Bagwell disponible en Rakuten Kobo. The author of The September Queen explores Tudor England with the tale of Bess of Hardwick—the formidable four-time wido.

    Armitage begins her book by exploring Bess of Hardwick’s family and how they rose in power so that Bess could serve royalty. It was interesting to learn about her family and the four husbands that Bess married throughout her life: Robert Barlow, Sir William Cavendish, Sir William St. Loe, and George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury.   "Venus in Winter: A Novel of Bess of Hardwick" by Gillian Bagwell is a highly predictable novel. Despite this, it is a guilty must-read for women of all ages.


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Praise for Venus in Winter: "A vast panorama of Tudor history, from the viewpoint of a Venus woman who loomed large in it—the redoubtable, fabulously wealthy, much-married Bess of Hardwick."—Margaret George, author of Elizabeth I: The Novel “Venus in Winter does justice to the extraordinary, powerful, and dangerous Bess of Hardwick/5(66).

Venus in Winter: A Novel of Bess of Hardwick - Kindle edition by Bagwell, Gillian. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Venus in Winter: A Novel of Bess of Hardwick/5(66).

Venus in Winter is a fictional portrayal of the early years of Bess of Hardwick. At age 12 Bess leaves home to become a lady in waiting to Lady Zouche. She marries at age 15 and faces many ups and is pulled into and is frightened by the intrigues of King Henry VIII's court/5(17). : Venus in Winter: A Novel of Bess of Hardwick () by Bagwell, Gillian and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

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Praise for Venus in Winter "A vast panorama of Tudor history, from the viewpoint of a legendary woman who loomed large in it--the redoubtable, fabulously wealthy, much-married Bess of Hardwick."--Margaret George, author of Elizabeth I: The Novel "Venus in Winter does justice to the extraordinary, powerful, and dangerous Bess of s: Bess' fourth marriage to the patrician George, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, Earl Marshall of England, made Bess one of the most important women at court.

Her shrewd business acumen was a byword, and she was said to have 'a masculine understanding', in that age Missing: Venus. Gillian Bagwell’s richly detailed historical novels bring to vivid life England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Venus in Winter, based on the first forty years of the life of the formidable four-times widowed dynast Bess of Hardwick, begins with Bess’s introduction to the court of Henry VIII just as the king weds Anne of s: Lucrece Cavendish (died in infancy) Bess of Hardwick was one of five surviving children of a family of minor gentry, but was a lady of unfailing personal ambition and undoubted charisma.

She had been brought up at Hardwick Hall, although her father died within a Missing: Venus. Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury, popularly known as Bess of Hardwick, was a notable figure of 16th century Elizabethan English society.

By a series of well-made marriages, she rose to the highest levels of English nobility and became enormously wealthy. Key Facts about Bess of Hardwick Borndied Became one of the richest [ ]. Bess of Hardwick has always been my absolutely favorite Tudor figure, and close behind her is Lettice Knollys.

I was overjoyed when I heard that there was a novel in the works about her, though I was nervous about how her character would come through after I was totally disappointed with Philippa Gregory's portrayal of her shrewish Bess in The.

Venus in Winter: A Novel of Bess of Hardwick (English Edition) eBook: Bagwell, Gillian: : Tienda KindleReviews: “Venus in Winter does justice to the extraordinary, powerful, and dangerous Bess of Hardwick. Gillian Bagwell has brought to vivid life one of the great women of Tudor England.”—Bernard Cornwell.

Title: Venus In Winter: A Novel Of Bess Of Hardwick Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: July 2, Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English. Praise for Venus in Winter: "A vast panorama of Tudor history, from the viewpoint of a legendary woman who loomed large in it—the redoubtable, fabulously wealthy, much-married Bess of Hardwick."—Margaret George, author of Elizabeth I: The Novel “Venus in Winter does justice to the extraordinary, powerful, and dangerous Bess of Hardwick.

Hardwick is internationally renowned for its collections, most notably its textiles, largely sourced and collected by Bess of Hardwick in the later years of the sixteenth century. Four years after Bess moved into Hardwick she compiled a list of all the objects in the house, giving a unique insight into the furnishings of an Elizabethan g: Venus.

Stars A book purported to be about Bess of Hardwick, I looked forward to exploring the life of such an important figure in female history during the Elizabethan age. From what I've gleaned from Wikipedia and other research sources, I knew her to come from rough beginning to rise as one of the wealthiest women of her era, ancestress of throne claimants/5(62).

In Venus in Winter: A Novel of Bess of Hardwick, Gillian Bagwell, author of The Darling Strumpet: A Novel of Nell Gwynn, Who Captured the Heart of England and King Charles II and The September Queen recreates the rise of Bess of Hardwick from obscure country gentlewoman to Elizabethan courtier.

This book, first published inis a really great historical novel, telling of the first half of the life of Bess of Hardwick. Her name is perhaps one that is not so widely known as it was, but Bess of Hardwick was a remarkable woman who lived through turbulent Tudor times, and died at the very advanced age of 81; quite remarkable for the.

Further Research on Hardwick Hall. Venus in Winter: A Novel of Bess of Hardwick is a novel by Gillian Bagwell and is a fictionalization of Bess’s life. Bess of Hardwick: Empire Builder – From the author of The Sisters, a chronicle of the most brutal, turbulent, and exuberant period of England’s history.

Bess Hardwick, the fifth daughter. Plowden wrote a tie-in book, also called Mistress of Hardwick, which was published by the BBC in April Film. She is portrayed by Gemma Chan in the movie Mary Queen of Scots.

Literature. Bess is the main character in Venus in Winter by Gillian Bagwell (2 July ). Bess of Hardwick is a character in The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory.The marriage turned out both happy and successful. Within a year Bess's first child was born, a daughter christened Frances.

Another daughter, Temperance, born infailed to survive but three sturdy sons, Henry, Wilham and Charles, soon arrived to fill the gap.

Then came EUzabeth, Mary and finally Lucrece, born in March, William Shakespeare Venus & Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece Performed by David Burke, Eve Best, Clare Corbett, Benjamin Soames, Oliver Le Sueur, Ruth Sillers, Hugh Dickson, Daniel Philpott & David Timson unabridged.

These two great poems date from Shakespeare’s early years and .