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Christine, de Pisan. Here begynneth the booke whiche is called the body of polycye And it speketh of vertues and of good maners, and the sayd boke is deuyded in thre partyes. The fyrst party is adressed to prynces. The seconde to knyghtes and nobles: and the thyrde to the vnyuersal people. The fyrst chapytre speketh of the dyscrypcyon of the body of polycye

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Christine, de Pisan. Here begynneth the boke of the cyte of ladyes : the whiche boke is deuyded into. iij. partes. The fyrst parte telleth howe and by whom the walle and the cloystre aboute the cyte was made. The seconde parte telleth howe and by whom the cyte was buylded within and peopled. The thyrde parte telleth howe and by whom the hyghe battylmentes of the towres were parfytely made, and what noble ladyes were ordeyned to dwell in ye hyghe palayces and hyghe dongeons. And ye fyrst chapytre telleth howe and by whom and by what mouynge the sayd cyte was made