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.
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MOst mightie art thou Lord in all thy deedes, and holie in all thy works. Haue mercie vp∣on me, and giue me vnderstanding therefore from aboue, to consider the substance where∣of thou hast framed me; and by the knowledge thereof, make me to consider mine owne weakenesse and infir∣mitie to be such, that vnlesse thou set to thy hand spee∣dilie to helpe me that am oppressed with sinne, I shall perish in my wickednesse.