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- n. Obsolete spelling of bishop.
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Consecrate byshop yai made h [~y] her off Lyndisfarne both far and nere.
Next to the Byshop of S. Andrewes, the bishop of Dumblane, the byshop of Murray, the Abbot of Dunfermling, the Abbot of Glenluce, wyth other Churchmen of lower estimation, as the Official of S. Andrewes and other Doctours of that nest and Citie.
And byshop was of Hereford, where he doth now remaine;
I sent by goodman Thurp of Salford my great letter to the byshop of Lincolne, and one to Mr. Shallcross.
Before the tyme come you go aboute this, to haue your sonne a byshop, or an abbot, and wylt thou not fashion hym to this well, to beare the office of a byshop, or an abbot?
The byshop also 'of Carleile theim among In Westmynster, his life there to prolonge.
The chronicle of Iohn Hardyng : containing an account of public transactions from the earliest period of English history to the beginning of the reign of King Edward the Fourth, together with the continuation by Richard Grafton, to the thirty fourth year of King Henry the Eighth : the former part collated with two manuscripts of the author's own time, the last, with Grafton's duplicate edition : to which are added a biographical and literary preface, and an index by Henry Ellis