Brown, Susan, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, eds. Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit entry: Overview screen within Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Online, 2006. <//orlando.cambridge.org/>. 26 May 2019.
Hide Citation
Writing and Life
Works By
Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit, a product of the Lutheran Protestant movement which inspired the Court ladies of her (sixteenth-century) generation, was the author or compiler of a private book of prayers, with hymns and psalms and biblical paraphrases.
Probably by 1510 Elizabeth Oxenbridge (later Lady Tyrwhit) was born at a manor called Brede Place (formerly Forde Place), at the village of Brede in East Sussex, into a family of five children (as well as an elder half-brother). Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1574 Elizabeth Tyrwhit's devotional collection Morning and Evening Praiers, with divers Psalms, Himnes and Meditations was printed in miniature size. Bibliographic Citation link.
Before 28 April 1578 Elizabeth Tyrwhit died at her house in St John's Lane, Clerkenwell; this was the day on which her will, made the previous year, was proved. Bibliographic Citation link.
Back to Top