The monument of matrones conteining seuen seuerall lamps of virginitie, or distinct treatises; whereof the first fiue concerne praier and meditation: the other two last, precepts and examples, as the woorthie works partlie of men, partlie of women; compiled for the necessarie vse of both sexes out of the sacred Scriptures, and other approoued authors, by Thomas Bentley of Graies Inne student.
Bentley, Thomas, student of Gray's Inn., Abergavenny, Frances Nevill, Lady, d. 1576., Marguerite, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of Navarre, 1492-1549. Miroir de l'âme pécheresse. English & French., Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548. Lamentacion of a sinner., Tyrwhit, Elizabeth, Morning and evening prayers., Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548. Prayers or meditacions.
¶ The first Lampe of Virginitie, contei∣ning the diuine PRAIERS, HYMNES, or SONGS, made by sundrie holie women in the Scripture: something explaned in the hardest places, for the better vnderstan∣ding and edifieng of the vnlearned Reader: and first,
OPen to me, O my sister, my loue, my dooue, my der∣ling, mine vndefiled. For mine head is full of dew, and the locks of my heare are full of the night drops: [hauing long patience towards sinners.]