What is ARCHDEACON? Definition of ARCHDEACON in Black's Law Dictionary
A dignitary of the Anglican church who has ecclesiastical jurisdiction immediately subordinate to that of the bishop, eitherthroughout the whole of his diocese or in some particular part of it. He is a ministerial officer; 1 Bla.Com. 383. He is addressed as Venerable.
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