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.
¶ Certaine godlie sentences written by the Ladie E. T.
  • Vse inuocation of Gods holie name.
  • Thinke vpon the needie once a daie.
  • The life to come forget not.
  • Further the iust sute of the poore.
  • Prefer Christ his kingdome.
  • Offend not in euill doing.
  • Set little by the iudgement of man: but feare the iudgement of God.
  • Be at peace with all men.
  • Vse to be acquainted with the godlie.
  • Helpe to pacifie displeasure.
  • Hastilie iudge not anie bodie.
  • Kill anger with patience.
  • VVith pitie rebuke.
  • Page  138 Make much of modestie.
  • Harbour a harmelesse hart.
  • Let no good deed.
  • Speake in season.
  • He that keepeth his mouth, keepeth his life.
  • In being well occupied, thinke not long.
  • Lose as little time as ye may.
  • Be alwaies one.
  • Fauour the friendlesse.
  • Be not vnthankefull.
  • Trust not the world.
  • Deceiue none.
  • Rather take hurt, than do anie.
  • Auenge not.
  • Let once be amended.
  • Fauour not flatterie.
  • Looke cheeflie on your selfe.
  • Do not forget your charge.
  • Let your mind be occupied well.
  • Vse pleasures after a meane.
  • Once you were not heere.
  • Awaie you must, and turne to dust.
Finis

{quod} E. T.