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Hardwick New Hall is famous as the home of the one of the most powerful women of the 16th century, Elizabeth countess of Shrewsbury, whose initials
Parish Life and the Hardwick Estate
William Senior's plan of Hardwick, c.1609, showing the two mansions and the surrounding park shortly after Bess had died.
Farming the Hardwick Estate
Elizabeth dowager countess of Shrewsbury (c.1521–1608), best known to history as `Bess of Hardwick', is probably the third most famous Englishwoman