Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The head of the ecclesiastical power in his province.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In English ecolesias-tical law. The chief of the clergy in his province, having supreme power under the king or queen in all ecolesiastical causes.