Bess of Hardwick


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Bess of Hardwick:

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, 1520–1608, English noblewoman, known as Bess of Hardwick. At the age of 15 she married Robert Barlow, who died shortly afterward.
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Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire East Lodge is built into the walls of the ruins of what was once the home of Bess of Hardwick, one of the Elizbethan age's richest women.
She said: "There's a local legend that one of the ghosts of Rufford is The White Lady - who some say is the spirit of Arbella Stuart, tragic granddaughter of Bess of Hardwick.
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Dating back to Tudor times, it was built by Bess of Hardwick and her second of four husbands, William Cavendish.
Built by Bess of Hardwick, Countess of Shrewsbury who was Elizabethan England's second richest woman.
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It was built by Bess of Hardwick, a businesswoman well before her time who married four men, each richer than the one before.