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Author: Pritchard, Thomas, fl. 1579.
Title: The schoole of honest and vertuous lyfe profitable and necessary for all estates and degrees, to be trayned in: but (cheefely) for the pettie schollers, the yonger sorte, of both kindes; bee they men or women. by T.P. Also, a laudable and learned discourse, of the worthynesse of honorable wedlocke, written in the behalfe of all (aswell) maydes as wydowes, (generally) for their singuler instruction, to choose them vertuous and honest husbandes: but (most specialy) sent writte[n] as a iewell vnto a worthy gentlewoman, in the time of her widowhood, to direct & guide her in the new election of her seconde husband. By her approoued freend and kinseman. I.R.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The schoole of honest and vertuous lyfe profitable and necessary for all estates and degrees, to be trayned in: but (cheefely) for the pettie schollers, the yonger sorte, of both kindes; bee they men or women. by T.P. Also, a laudable and learned discourse, of the worthynesse of honorable wedlocke, written in the behalfe of all (aswell) maydes as wydowes, (generally) for their singuler instruction, to choose them vertuous and honest husbandes: but (most specialy) sent writte[n] as a iewell vnto a worthy gentlewoman, in the time of her widowhood, to direct & guide her in the new election of her seconde husband. By her approoued freend and kinseman. I.R.
Pritchard, Thomas, fl. 1579., Wied, Hermann von., Kingsmill, Andrew, 1538-1569.

Imprinted at London: By [William How for] Richard Iohnes, and are to be solde at his shop ouer against S. Sepulchers Church without Newgate, [1579]
Alternate titles: Glasse of godly loue. Glasse of godly love.
Notes:
Dedication signed: Tho. Pritchard.
Actual printer's name and publication date from STC.
The discourse of wedlock is erroneously attributed to John Rogers. It is actually a revised excerpt of "A viewe of mans estate" by Andrew Kingsmill (STC 15003). "The glasse of godly loue", a reprint of Hermann von Wied's "A brefe and a playne declaratyon of the dewty of maried folkes" (STC 13208), has separate divisional title.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900.
Marriage -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A10138.0001.001

Contents
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To the worshipfull Maister Richard Euerard: Thomas Pritchard wisheth continuance of health, wealth, and prosperitie.
What is an honest lyfe: of what it consistes, and what it profiteth.
Chap. 1.
The deuision of Vertue.
The rewarde of Vertue or honest lyfe.
The hinderance of vertue, and how it is attayned. Chap. 2.
¶ Of instruction.
Pouertie impareth not Vertue.
Of vse and exercise.
What decent behauiour, Vertue, and honestie is to bee obserued in our proper persons, and in euery age. Chap. 3.
In things ther is a merry meane, and bounds for to be kept, The which to passe or to impaire, no vertue may bee reapt.
Of the diuersitie of ages and yeares, and what manners is proper to them.
What decencie is due to God, and honestie towardes all men Chap. 4.
Vertuous obeysance towardes God.
¶ Our dutie towardes man.
Towardes our natiue Countrey.
Dutie due to our Parentes.
¶ Of sutche pnnishments as were appointed for vnobedient children.
Duties towardes their Schoolemaisters.
Of those which contempned their Maisters and teachers.
Duties towardes ourfreendes.
Dutie towardes olde age.
Towardes Matrones and Women.
Dutie towards our enemies.
Dutie due to Straungers, or Traueilers.
Duetie towardes our Maysters, whom wee serue bound or free.
The last duety is towardes Magistrates and Officers.
Decency deuised to fit all seasons.
How to vse thy selfe at a Banket.
How to vse thy selfe in sober company.
Obseruations in mutuall talke or communicacion.
In iourneyinge.
Of Time.
A Pithie Epistle and learned dis∣course, of the worthinesse of honourable VVed∣locke, sent written (as a Iuell) vnto a worthie Gentlewoman, in the time of her widowhoode, to direct and guide her in the new election of her seconde husbande, &c.
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To all Christian men and wo∣men that are maryed.
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Ephe. 5. The duetie of the Wife, to her Husband.
VVhat a Wife ought to bee.
The dutie of the Husband to his Wyfe.
VVhat the Husband ought to bee.
What maintaineth loue and quietnesse in Mariage.
The commendacion of Chastitie.
That maryed folke ought to haue chaste manners, and communication.
Of temperance in Maryage.
The commendacion of Children.
How children ought to bee brought vp.
The order of your house.