The sin of heresy was so indelible that no authority short of the vicegerent of God could wash it out completely.
Gentlemen, the King is the vicegerent of God, and has no superior.
Parental authority should be regarded as vicegerent authority, set up by God and ruling in His stead.
A king in the seventeenth century was supposed to be the vicegerent of the Deity.
Hitherto Mary had acted as his vicegerent when he was out of England; but she was gone.
Guicciardini had been secretary and vicegerent of the Medicean Popes.
He brought with him a vicario, or vicegerent, and a doctor of laws.
This was a serious charge against the Pope's vicegerent It could not, it must not be admitted.
He professed to be gentle and innocent as a lamb,—to be the vicegerent of the "Lamb of God."
He could depose prelates and excommunicate the greatest personages; he enjoyed enormous revenues; he was vicegerent of the Pope.