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  • adjective Obsolete form of schismatical.


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  • "The most pestiferous and deadly Heresie of all others, because there is not almost any one particular erroneous and schismaticall phantasie, whereof the _Familie of Loue_ hath not borrowed one braunche or other thereof, to peece vnto themselves this their Religion."

    Notes and Queries, Number 43, August 24, 1850 Various

  • The bastard Bischope, who yit was not execrated, (consecrated [486] thei call it,) wrait to the Suppriour of Sanctandrois, who (_Sede vacante_) was Vicare Generall, "That he wondered that he sufferred sic hereticall and schismaticall doctrin to be tawght, and nott to oppone him self to the same."

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox

  • "At the daie appointed (saie they) there came before the catholike prince his presence, the Nobles of his realme: and amongst other, the archbishop the disquieter both of the kingdome & church, who (as one not well assured of the qualitie of his owne deseruings) blessed himselfe with the signe of the crosse at his comming into the court, as though he should haue come before some tyrant or schismaticall person.

    Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (5 of 12) Henrie the Second Raphael Holinshed


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