13 February – Bess of Hardwick and the Executions of Catherine Howard and Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford

| February 13, 2022

13 February – Bess of Hardwick and the Executions of Catherine Howard and Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford

On this day in history, 13th February 1608, prominent Tudor noblewoman and one of the richest people in England, Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury, more commonly known as Bess of Hardwick, died at her home at Hardwick. Bess of Hardwick is known for her building projects, which included Chatsworth and Hardwick Hall, her beautiful needlework […]