Vicar-general meaning

An ecclesiastical official in the Church of England, usually a layperson, who assists an archbishop or a bishop in administrative and judicial duties.
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An administrative deputy, as of a bishop or of the general superior of a religious order, society, etc.
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In English history, the title given to Thomas Cromwell as vicegerent of Henry VIII.
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