Unsealed: The Letters of Bess of Hardwick. An exhibition at Hardwick Hall, 2011

Timmermann, A., Wiggins, A. and Wright, N. (2011) Unsealed: The Letters of Bess of Hardwick. An exhibition at Hardwick Hall, 2011. [Exhibitions]

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Dukes and spies, queens and servants, friends and lovers - all of the Elizabethan world populates the letters of Bess of Hardwick. Bess herself wrote hundreds of letters throughout her life: they were her lifeline to her travelling children and husbands, to the court at London, and to news from the world at large.

Item Type:Exhibitions
Additional Information:Unsealed was created by Dr Anke Timmermann (Research Associate), with advice from Dr Alison Wiggins and Dr Nigel Wright (National Trust Property Manager, Hardwick Hall). It was funded by the AHRC, the National Trust and the University of Glasgow. It was on display at National Trust Property Hardwick Hall from April 2011 - October 2012 and then went on loan to The National Archives, Kew, London (lead curator: Dr Katy Mair) from November 2012 - February 2013.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Wiggins, Dr Alison and Timmermann, Dr Anke
Authors: Timmermann, A., Wiggins, A., and Wright, N.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics
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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
477151A corpus of renaissance correspondence: The letters of Elizabeth TalbotAlison WigginsArts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/F017308/1CRIT - ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS