The present diocese covers the overwhelmingly greater part of the ceremonial county of Somerset and a small area of Dorset. The bishop is one of two the other is the Bishop of Durham who escort the sovereign at the coronation.
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The See is vacant following the May retirement of Peter Hancock ;  Ruth WorsleyBishop of Tauntonhas been acting diocesan bishop since 1 Septemberwhen Hancock took sick leave. The Bishop's residence is The PalaceWells. Somerset originally came under the authority of the Bishop of Sherbornebut Wells became the seat of its own Bishop of Wells from He planned and began Escorts ashland Asheville much larger church as his cathedralto which was attached a priory, with the bishop's palace beside it.
However, the monks there would not accept their new Bishop of Glastonbury and the title of Bishop of Bath and Glastonbury was used until the Glastonbury claim was abandoned in By the 15th century Bath Abbey was badly dilapidated. Oliver KingBishop of Bath and Wells, decided in to rebuild it on a smaller scale. The new abbey-church Saucy Macon GA escort completed just a few years before North Dakota perrache prostitution Priory was dissolved in Then Henry VIII considered this new church redundant, and it was offered to the people of Bath to form their parish church; but they did not buy it, and it was stripped of its glass and lead.
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The diocese and the episcopate are today part of the Anglican Communion. A fictional bishop of this title appears in the BBC television comedy Blackadderin which the bishop is portrayed as an obese, blasphemous, self-confessed pervert who eats children. Neil Gaiman 's work The Graveyard Book features a character named the Bishop of Bath and Wells — he is one of a trio of ghouls who spirit the main character away.
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