Excerpt from Manipulus Vocabulorum: A Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language
Goodrich, Bishop of Ely, and Chancellor of England. Some will condemn him of indiscretion, in presenting so low a subject to so high a person, as if he would teach the greatest statesman in the l... and to spell aright. Others will excuse him, his book being though of low, of general use for the comm-on people, who then began to betake them selves to reading (long neglected in the land), so that many who had one foot in their grave had their hand on their primer. But I believe that his book (whereof I could never recover a sight), though entitled an related not to literal reading, but rather to some elemental grounds of religion. He ¿ourished Anno Domini 15523.
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