Hardwick Hall

A Superb Example of an Elizabethan Prodigy House Built by Bess of Hardwick

From relative obscurity, Bess became one of the wealthiest and most powerful women of her time. Interested in the Arts, she built the second court at St John’s College, Cambridge but she is probably best known for the houses she built and for her four husbands, each richer and grander than the last. MORE >