How to use Bek in a sentence

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  • Deposed and excommunicated by Bek, the prior secured the king's support; but the bishop, against whom other complaints were preferred, refused to give way, and by his obstinacy incurred the lasting enmity of Edward.

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  • A man of great courage and energy, chaste and generous, Bek was remarkable for his haughtiness and ostentation.

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  • Another Thomas Bek (1282-1347), who was bishop of Lincoln from 1341 until his death on the 2nd of February 1347, was a member of the same family.

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  • Antony Bek must not be confused with his kinsman and namesake, Antony Bek (1279-1343), who was chancellor and dean of Lincoln cathedral, and became bishop of Norwich after a disputed election in 1337.

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  • Begg and Beck are later vulgarisms of the original german Von Bek name.

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