noun, plural e·pis·co·pa·cies.
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John Penry, an English controversial writer, executed for heresy against the episcopacy.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In the summer season Bishop Cautin inhabited a villa situated not far from the city of Clermont, the seat of his episcopacy.The Poniard's Hilt|Eugne Sue
Apart altogether, however, from the question of orders, episcopacy represents a very special conception of the Christian Church.
Episcopacy, as it had existed, had few supporters in England outside the ranks of the bishops.The Digger Movement in the Days of the Commonwealth|Lewis H. Berens
They were met by open rebellion on the part of the Prussian episcopacy.A History of Germany|Bayard Taylor