Number of bishops in the House of Lords

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How many bishops are there in the House of Lords?


It is widely known the fact that the House of Lords is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.   Not too many people know the fact that there are 26 bishops in the House of Lords.  They are known as the Lords Spiritual.  It is interesting to know the fact that they read prayers at the start of each daily meeting.  Needless to say, they play a full and active role in the life and work of the Upper House.


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