Queen Elizabeth in the garden : a story of love, rivalry, and spectacular gardens
|Format:||Print Book 2012|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies|
Queen Elizabeth I's great love for gardens transformed her country and made gardeners of statesmen, courtiers, and soldiers. The two most powerful men in England during Elizabeth's reign, Dudley and Cecil, led the way. Driven by their rivalry and devotion to their queen, they created ever more gorgeous gardens that amazed the world.
A leave of absence
From princess to queen
'Worthy to be called paradise'
The Lady of May
A melancholy mood
A second Arthur
A sharp stroke
'Paradise is grown wilderness'
Alpha and omega
Paradises lost-and remembered.
-- Queen of England,
Burghley, William Cecil, -- Baron, -- 1520-1598 -- Homes and haunts.
Leicester, Robert Dudley, -- Earl of, -- 1532?-1588 -- Homes and haunts.
Kenilworth Castle (Kenilworth, England)
Gardens -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Gardens -- England -- Design.
|Publisher|| Katonah, NY :BlueBridge,2012
|Other Titles|| Elizabeth in the garden
"First published in Great Britain in 2008 under the title Elizabeth in the garden by Faber and Faber Limited"--T.p. verso.
325 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.