Elizabeth Talbot (1518-1608), Countess of Shrewsbury, was popularly known as ...
She and her fourth husband, the 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, acted as custodians to Mary, Queen of Scots
She built a fabulous new house at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire
23 October, 1642
Battle of Edgehill
First serious battle of the Civil War, Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentary forces led by Earl of Essex