What does the word betimes mean?

Usage examples for betimes

  1. In spite of his weariness, which was real enough, Kent was up betimes the next morning. – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  2. He is bruised, But hopes to be in place again betimes. – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy