Different periods of his career both in his speeches in the Irish House of Lords and in his correspondence with ministers in London.
The ejected ministers were forbidden to preach or administer the sacraments.
Since the state endowment ceased the average income of ministers from their congregations has considerably increased.
This question was solemnly submitted to a grand council of prelates, senators, ministers and other dignitaries on the 13th of June 1718.
The ecclesiastical unit in episcopacy is a diocese, comprising many churches and ruled by a prelate; in congregationalism it is a single church, self-governed and entirely independent of all others; in Presbyterianism it is a presbytery or council composed of ministers and elders representing all the churches within a specified district.