It is now usually understood of the lords spiritual, the lords temporal, and the commons.
It is for the peers to arrange the rest; their lordships, the lords spiritual and temporal.
The lords spiritual have not always sat in the House of Lords.
The House of Lords is composed of lords spiritual and lords temporal.
This is what ought to be said; and I look for it, if not from lords spiritual, then even from lords temporal.
Let the lords spiritual quit themselves of simony, we laymen will look after the heretics for them.
Sanctified Bishops—lords spiritual—thought the scheme fanatical, and various resolutions to the same effect were defeated.
All being at last assembled, the king, the lords spiritual and temporal and the Commons, meet together in the "Painted Chamber."
While Wilfred was absent, William conferred with his lords spiritual and temporal.
lords spiritual and temporal have it in your mind This world as it waveth, and to your tenants be kind.