Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.
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An overview of the life of Bess of Hardwick, a phenomenal woman who made her own luck, played her cards brilliantly, and went from being born into a yeoman farmer's family to becoming the second wealthiest woman in England, just after the Queen. For more information and notes on this podcast, go to http://www.englandcast.com/bess Also, if you like this show, please leave it a rating in iTunes. It's the number one thing you can do to help a podcast succeed. Thanks! Also, brand new, a listener feedback line! Call me on (801) 6-TEYSKO (801 683-9756) to leave feedback. And remember to check out www.bigworld.com, our tour company leading niche history tours of England.. . .
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