Women's Hymns in Mid-Sixteenth-Century England: Elisabeth Cruciger, Miles Coverdale, and Lady Elizabeth Tyrwhit

@article{White2011WomensHI,
  title={Women's Hymns in Mid-Sixteenth-Century England: Elisabeth Cruciger, Miles Coverdale, and Lady Elizabeth Tyrwhit},
  author={M. White},
  journal={ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={24},
  pages={21 - 32}
}
  • M. White
  • Published 2011
  • History
  • ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews
  • Elisabeth Cruciger’s “Herr Christ der eynig Gotts Son,” a song from Wittenberg that was translated by Miles Coverdale in his Goostly Psalmes and Spirituall Songes drawen out of the holy Scripture (c. 1535),1 and Lady Elizabeth Tyrwhit’s “The Hymne or praier to the sonne of God,” one of ten hymns in her Morning and Evening Prayers, are two largely unknown female-authored hymns that circulated in mid-sixteenth-century England. These two short Christocentric pieces warrant careful consideration… CONTINUE READING