The perpetual gouernment of Christs Church : Wherein are handled, the fatherly superioritie which God first established in the patriarkes for the guiding of his Church, and after continued in the tribe of Leui and the prophets; and lastly confirmed in the New Testament to the Apostles and their successors: as also the points in question at this day, touching the Iewish Synedrion: the true kingdome of Christ: the Apostles commission: the lay presbyterie: the distinction of bishops from presbyters, and their succession from the Apostles times and hands: the calling and moderating of prouinciall synodes by primates and metropolitanes: the alloting of diœceses, and the popular electing of such as must feede and watch the flock: and diuers other points concerning the pastorall regiment of the house of God: by Tho. Bilson Warden of Winchester College. Perused and allowed by publike authority.

Bilson, Thomas, 1546 or 1547-1616.
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Perpetual governement of Christes Church
Perpetuall government of Christs Church.
London : Printed [by W. Hall] for Thomas Adams, 1610.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 623:08) s1999 miun s
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