Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit

Standard Name: Tyrwhit, Elizabeth Oxenbridge,,, Lady
Birth Name: Elizabeth Oxenbridge
Titled: Lady Tyrwhit
Elizabeth, 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.


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Friends, Associates Katherine Parr
She interested herself in women's bible-studying groups, in which her associates included Catherine Brandon, Duchess of Suffolk , Elizabeth, Lady Tyrwhit , and Anne Askew .
Publishing Queen Elizabeth I
QEI used a book of Devotions, linked to the Anjou courtship of 1579-82, which she may possibly have written or at least collected. The original manuscript (a tiny book, two by three inches, probably...
Reception Frances Neville, Baroness Abergavenny
It seems, then, that Lady Abergavenny was part-author of a book of prayers that went through seven editions between 1577 and 1626. In 1624 The Perfect Path to Paradise (called by the Oxford Dictionary of...
Textual Features Frances Neville, Baroness Abergavenny
Susan M. Felch (writing about the devotional collection made at about the same date by Elizabeth, Lady Tyrwhit ) has observed that the popular private prayer-book genre is a significant index of the way that...


1582: Thomas Bentley edited The Monument of Matrones,...

Women writers item


Thomas Bentley edited The Monument of Matrones, an important anthology containing writings by women, mostly religious.


Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit,. Elizabeth Tyrwhit’s Morning and Evening Prayers. Editor Felch, Susan M., Ashgate, 2008.
Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit,. “Introduction”. Elizabeth Tyrwhit’s Morning and Evening Prayers, edited by Susan M. Felch, Ashgate, 2008, pp. 1-51.
Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit,. Morning and Evening Praiers, with divers Psalms, Himnes and Meditations. Christopher Barker, 1574.
Elizabeth Oxenbridge, Lady Tyrwhit, et al. Printed Writings, 1500-1640: Part 3. Ashgate, 2003.