1590s - Mary Cavendish (1555–1632), Countess of Shrewsbury by ? (Hardwick Hall - Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK)

According to her article in thepeerage, she was the daughter of Bess of Hardwick and married 7th Earl of Shrewsbury Gilbert Talbot. She had a daughter named Elizabeth.

From bbc.co; shadows filled in. This brought out her hanging sleeves (or cape).

1590s - Mary Cavendish (1555–1632), Countess of Shrewsbury by ? (Hardwick Hall - Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK) From bbc.co shadows

Mary wears an enormously wide wheel farthingale canted upwards and accomodating the deep vee waist of her bodice.

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