Bishops' Book, a book compiled by a commission of bishops and ministers of the English Church, in 1537, otherwise called The Institution of a Christian Man. It contains an exposition of the Apostles' Creed, the Seven Sacraments, the Ten Commandments, the Lord's Prayer, and of the doctrines of justification and purgatory. It may be found in Formularies of Faith put forth by authority during the reign of Henry VIII (Oxford, 1823). Hardwick, Reformation, ch. iv.; Burnet, Reformation in England, i, 471, 485.