Popery and prelacy alone, whose genius seemed to tend towards superstition, were treated by the Independents with rigor.
Nobody could deny that prelacy was established by Act of Parliament.
Scotland sent letters assuring the bishops of the sympathy of the Presbyterians, hostile though they were to prelacy.
(prelacy beginning to advance in Scotland) he was, upon the 13th of October 1660.
He opposed the Perth Articles, and the introduction of prelacy, with uncompromising zeal.
prelacy and Popery are both corrupt systems, though not equally.
Not every, or all kinds of prelacy; not prelacy in the latitude of the notion thereof.
And this might suffice to warrant our covenanting to extirpate this prelacy, save that only.
Let us select only those of the prelacy, and but one particular side, that of money.
But even from this, one of its last places of refuge, was prelacy now about to be driven.