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.

Hearing the clocke strike, praie thus with your selfe.

GRant vnto me, O Lord God, I be∣seech thee, both an happie & health∣full houre of liuing, and a ioifull and blessed houre of dieng. And whatso∣euer I doo, or whatsoeuer I am, let the houre of thy sudden comming so runne in my mind, and keepe me watching, that I may euer thinke, I heare this voice sounding in mine eares: Arise yee dead, and come to iudgement.

In all time of our tribulation, in all time of our wealth, in the houre of death, and in the daie of iudge∣ment, good Lord deliuer vs,

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Let your loines be girt, and your lamps burning; and be ye alwaies watchfull, and readie prepared. For at an houre, when ye thinke not, will the Sonne of man come to iudge both the quicke and the dead.

Luke. 12, verse, 40.