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Description - Elizabeth in the Garden by Trea Martyn

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571216932
ISBN-10: 0571216935
Format: Hardback
(209mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Trea Martyn

Trea Martyn read English at Trinity College, Cambridge and completed a PhD in eighteenth-century literature at University College London. She has taught history at the University of London, and landscape history at Central St Martin's School of Art. Elizabeth in the Garden is her first book.

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