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The Resource Court lady and country wife : two noble sisters in seventeenth-century England, Lita-Rose Betcherman

Court lady and country wife : two noble sisters in seventeenth-century England, Lita-Rose Betcherman

Label
Court lady and country wife : two noble sisters in seventeenth-century England
Title
Court lady and country wife
Title remainder
two noble sisters in seventeenth-century England
Statement of responsibility
Lita-Rose Betcherman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" Born during the reign of Elizabeth I, Lucy and Dorothy Percy came to prominence at the court of Charles I. Lucy, the Countess of Carlisle, dominated the royal scene. Her beauty was immortalized in magnificent Van Dyck portraits, her political skills attracted many famous lovers, and her talent as a gossip ensured her inclusion in the queen's inner circle--until civil war and its machinations led to her imprisonment in the Tower of London. Her sister, Dorothy, Countess of Leicester--wife of a diplomat and an ancestor of Princess Diana--managed the family estates and raised twelve surviving children. Though brilliant, with a keen eye and special purview of European politics, she had a reputation as a shrewish wife and, when her husband rebelled after thirty-five years of marriage, it caused a public scandal. Viewing a tempestuous era through the exceptional lives of Lucy and Dorothy Percy, Lita-Rose Betcherman's Court Lady and Country Wife offers a perfect window into a remarkable world."--Publisher's website
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Betcherman, Lita-Rose
Dewey number
  • 941.06/092/2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA378.C27
LC item number
B48 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Country life
  • Women
  • Nobility
  • Sisters
  • Women
  • Carlisle, Lucy Hay
  • Leicester, Dorothy Sidney
  • Carlisle, James Hay
  • Leicester, Robert Sidney
  • Percy family
  • Penshurst Place (England)
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Court lady and country wife : two noble sisters in seventeenth-century England, Lita-Rose Betcherman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [335]-374) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
57694775
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780060762889
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005041548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
Court lady and country wife : two noble sisters in seventeenth-century England, Lita-Rose Betcherman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [335]-374) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
57694775
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780060762889
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005041548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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