The Household Accounts of William Cavendish, Lord Cavendish of Hardwick, 1597–1607 Part 2
Edited by Philip Riden
This is the second part a three part edition by DRS of an exceptionally important volume of household accounts preserved at Chatswoth House.The first part contains an Introduction and the indexes, parts 2 and 3 the text of the accounts. The accounts were kept by officers of William Cavendish and offer a marvellous insight into a decade of family life at Hardwick Hall.
They also provide a day–to–day picture of William's public life and his social and commercial life in London. There is a wealth of detail of what life was really like in a great house or in the life of the upper classes in London.
ISBN 978 0 946324 41 5
£50.00 (£30.00 to members)