Month: January 2021

Bess of Hardwick

Twenty-twenty one probably marks an important anniversary for Bess of Hardwick – it’s almost certain that it’s 500 years since she was born. Bess is probably the third most famous Englishwoman of her age after Queen Elizabeth and Mary Queen of Scots. Bess is, of course, particularly, associated with Hardwick Hall. Though there’s no shortage …

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January 2021 – Welcome to our new website

For the start of this new year and new decade we have now made our first foray into the world of online; previously we have been happy to be hosted under the umbrella of the IHR website, in turn managed by the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London. However, recent changes …

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