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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Or praie thus;

O GOD the word, who art the light; by whom light was made: who art the waie, truth, and life; in whom there is no darknes, ouersight, va∣nitie, nor death: shine foorth, O Lord my light, mine inlightening, and my welfare, whom I will reuerence; my Lord, whom I will honour; my Father, whom I will loue; my Iudge, whom I will feare; my Bridegroome, whom I will cleaue vnto, and keepe my selfe an vndefiled spouse. Shine foorth, O euerlasting light; shine foorth, I saie, and lighten the Lampe of my virginitie, with the oile of thy diuine grace and mercie; that this blind soule of mine, which yet sitteth in darknesse, and shadowe of death, may see the light, and eschew darknesse; see the waie, and es∣chew straieng; see the truth, and eschew leasing; see the life, and eschew death. And guide thou my feete vn∣to the waie of peace, that by thy mercifull protection, I may see the light, walke in the light, and neuer stum∣ble vpon the snares of Sathan, but may now passe thereby, into the palace of thy woonderfull taberna∣cle, and be able to climbe vp euen vnto the holie house and temple, with the voice of gladnesse and confes∣sion, there to abide, and receiue at thy hands both mercie, righteousnesse, health, bles∣sing, and euerlasting saluation, with my fellowe-citizens, thy Saints and houshold menie,

Amen.