BISHOPRICK, eccl. law. The extent of country over which a bishop has jurisdiction a see; a diocese. For their origin, see Francis Duarenus de sacris Eccles. Ministeriis ac beneficiis, lib. 1, cap. 7; Abbe Fleury, 2d Discourse on Ecclesiastical History, Sec. v.

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Former Gillbrook Technology College student Corporal Mark Bishoprick is about to start his second season with the RAF Falcons parachute display team.
Since 2004, Cpl Bishoprick has completed tours at RAF Brize Norton and 9 Regt Army Air Corps, Dishforth.
Written originally in Greek by Heliodorus Bishop of Heliodorus in the Fourth Century of Christianity; who chose to be depriv'd of his Bishoprick, rather than destroy this Book, design'd by Him for the Promotion of Virtuous Loves.
"But the 'bishoprick' of Durham, Newcastle and Northumberland are all in there.
Since 2004, Cpl Bishoprick has completed tours at RAF BrizeNortonand 9 Regt Army Air Corps, Dishforth.
Corporal Mark Bishoprick conducting his duties in a drop zone
Other doubles were brought to the net by Barry Bishoprick of Evenwood (13lb 6oz); James Stephenson, Great Ayton, (12lb 3oz and 9lb 4oz); M R Trotter, Newcastle, (11lb 5oz) Gary Comerford, Shildon, (10lb 13oz) and Steve Fish (10lb 2oz) .
Last week he took friend Barry Bishoprick to the fishery, lending him a rod, reel and line and supplying a Black Buzzer fly.
PROM DATE: Stehen Goodall and Lindsey Thomas pose for a picture in front of their stylish prom vehicle, right; OH WHAT A NIGHT: Marley Johnson, Danielle Mead, Lisa Moody and Leanne Weall prepare to party, left, while Katie Lewis and Adam Fenny, share a moment together, right; FOREVER FRIENDS: Callum Cooper and Tom Brown, left and Becky Harper, Lauren Thomas, Adam Fenny, Chrissie Nichols, Tom Heawood, Michelle Pratt, Amy Jones and Kirstie Bishoprick, below
Before this rather mean decision and pejorative decision to evacuate our bishops from their ancient homes, I would suggest a huge reduction in the General Synod making that decision, as well as those who represent the more recently created (19th Century) bishopricks.