House of Bishops


House of Bishops
   The upper House of the General Convention in which all Diocesan, Coadjutor and Missionary Bishops have seats, representing their own Order. The term is often used as a collective name for all the Bishops of the American Church.
   See General Convention.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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