He was an equally active opponent of Whitefield and of Episcopacy.
It is to his language about episcopacy that we wish to refer.
In England, Episcopacy is an engine by which the people are ecclesiastically governed.
But a Whig ministry is just now in power, and the Whigs are hostile to Episcopacy.
Thus was Episcopacy professed in Massachusetts, and thus was it exiled.
At the Revolution, when Episcopacy was abolished, the bishops lost their seats.
In 1637, when Episcopacy began to be the losing cause, he returned to his flock.
The inroads of Episcopacy were at this time threatening to disquiet Anwoth.
If universality be the criterion, then Episcopacy cannot claim it.
The archbishop was in France, and Episcopacy was not in favour.