"…to pray for the souls of Whittington and Alice his wife, and after high mass they were to assemble round Whittington’s tomb and recite the De Profundis; private devotions were also enjoined.”
Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord;
O Lord, hear my voice,
Let your ears be attentive
to my cry for mercy.
If you, O Lord, keep a record of sins,
O Lord, who could stand?
But with you there is forgiveness;
Therefore you are feared.
I wait for the Lord, my soul waits,
and in his word I…