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n. - The territorial jurisdiction of a clergyman of the highest order in Christian churches

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  • He established a bishopric at Lindisfarne ( Holy Isle ) opposite the royal center of Bamburgh.
  • The appointment to the bishopric was the beginning of a new system.
  • The see was afterwards known as the bishopric of Lismore, and contained the following deaneries: Kintyre, with twelve parishes; Glassary or
  • The bishopric was a suffragan of Rhodes in the seventh and tenth centuries (Gelzer, "Ungedruckte ... for more
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