Customer Reviews


82 Reviews
5 star:
 (57)
4 star:
 (19)
3 star:
 (4)
2 star:
 (1)
1 star:
 (1)
 
 
 
 
 
Average Customer Review
Share your thoughts with other customers
Create your own review
 
 

The most helpful favourable review
The most helpful critical review


83 of 83 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fascinating read.
I enjoyed this book from the first page to the last. The book is a balanced portrait of a very determined and intelligent woman who became rich and powerful in her own right, during a period when very few women were allowed to own any property. Her spirit and perseverance come through the pages and one cannot help but admire Bess of Hardwick. Ms Lovell balances the...
Published on 29 Mar. 2006 by Mrs. S. L. Emmott

versus
2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Hard going!
The story of Bess of Hardwick is fascinating. Unfortunately this book isn't. It's very dry and difficult read and I gave up in the end. Such a shame as this lady's story deserves to be heard.
Published on 4 Mar. 2013 by Amazon Customer


‹ Previous | 15 6 7 8 9 | Next ›
Most Helpful First | Newest First

5.0 out of 5 stars a must read, 5 Mar. 2015
By 
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Bess Of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth (Kindle Edition)
Absolutely superb book in excellent condition and at a great price - delivered quickly and well packaged - I highly recommend this seller
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


4.0 out of 5 stars Very detailed account of Bess's life which is tied in ..., 15 Sept. 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Bess Of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth (Kindle Edition)
Very detailed account of Bess's life which is tied in to other historical events throughout. Very informative and entertaining
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 4 Aug. 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Very sensible version with excellent research. English Heritage would do well to read it and update their signboards!
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Bess of Hardwick, 12 April 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Loved this. Was going through a big Tudor period and this biography of Bess is the best I have yet read.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Bess of Hardwick, 1 May 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Bess Of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth (Kindle Edition)
this book was really a good read Bess was a lady before her time in her thinking and forward planning
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 29 Oct. 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Bess Of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth (Kindle Edition)
Beautifully written containing lots of information- a page turner on an amazing woman
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 24 Oct. 2014
By 
Mrs. L. A. Martin "hairdresser" (kent england) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME)   
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Bess Of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth (Kindle Edition)
love it. I read a lot of historic books. there is a lot in the book I didnt know.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars very pleased with it, 20 Dec. 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This book was purchased for a Christmas present, very pleased with it.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars What an inspiring woman, 3 Aug. 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Bess Of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth (Kindle Edition)
Bess of Hardwick was an amazing woman. This book brings her to life
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


4.0 out of 5 stars Supetrwoman, 15 Nov. 2014
By 
C. Gibbons (Hammersmith) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME)   
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Bess Of Hardwick: First Lady of Chatsworth (Kindle Edition)
Impossible to write a dull book about this subject
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


‹ Previous | 15 6 7 8 9 | Next ›
Most Helpful First | Newest First

This product

Only search this product's reviews