King James VI & I by David Harris Willson

Elizabeth in the Garden: a Story of Love, Rivalry And Spectacular Design by Trea Martyn

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Lord Robert Dudley, Queen Elizabeth I_s lover, and Sir William Cecil, her chief political adviser, were the most powerful men in the country. As their rivalry intensified, they competed by creating ever more fabulous gardens for their queen. Dudley_s aim was to woo her; Cecil_s, to stop Dudley in his tracks. Dudley set out an intoxicatingly romantic garden, and threw spectacular outdoor parties for his queen; Cecil countered by building a sumptuous palace with amazing gardens overseen by the most famous gardener in the country, John Gerard. This is the beguiling story of a lifelong duel. For Elizabeth, these gardens were places for love and intrigue, power play and spectacular design. This 2008 Faber & Faber Hardback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9780571216932 SKU: 1314936 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.