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Queen Elizabeth in the garden : a story of love, rivalry, and spectacular gardens

by Martyn, Trea.

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
Available (5)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction SB466.G7 M27 2012
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  SB466.G7 M27 2012
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Non-Fiction Collection SB466.G7 M27 2012
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  SB466.G7 M27 2012
 
 
Northern Tier Regional Library Nonfiction 942.055 MARTY
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  942.055 MARTY
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Nonfiction 942.055 M38
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  942.055 M38
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Nonfiction 942.055 MAR 2012
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  942.055 MAR 2012
 
 
Summary
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.
Contents
Princely pleasures
Fireworks
A leave of absence
Rivals
From princess to queen
Deep desire
'Worthy to be called paradise'
The Lady of May
A melancholy mood
The labyrinth
The herbalist
A second Arthur
A sharp stroke
'Paradise is grown wilderness'
Alpha and omega
Paradises lost-and remembered.

Additional Information
Subjects Elizabeth -- I, -- Queen of England, -- 1533-1603.
Burghley, William Cecil, -- Baron, -- 1520-1598 -- Homes and haunts.
Leicester, Robert Dudley, -- Earl of, -- 1532?-1588 -- Homes and haunts.
Theobalds (England)
Kenilworth Castle (Kenilworth, England)
Gardens -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Gardens -- England -- Design.
Publisher Katonah, NY :BlueBridge,2012
Other Titles Elizabeth in the garden
Language English
Notes "First published in Great Britain in 2008 under the title Elizabeth in the garden by Faber and Faber Limited"--T.p. verso.
Description 325 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781933346366
1933346361
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