Duck's most singular claim about Chichele concerned his metropolitical
relations with the papacy.
Before that, Wales was unjustly under the metropolitical
oversight of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
8), illustrating an encomium entitled Jacob's Wel, and Abbots Conduit, paralleled, preached, and applied, in the Cathedrall and Metropolitical
Church of Christ in Canterbury, to the use of that citie, etc.
After Macclesfield's death in 1694 Lucy's complaints triggered a 'metropolitical
' visitation by the Archbishop of Canterbury, John Tillotson.
But it cannot be maintained that it is the only form of the church to be found in the early centuries, even if it represents an ecclesiology that was enormously resilient, and eventually gained universal acceptance (though, like Minerva's owl, only this ecclesiology was beginning to adapt itself metropolitical
structures--for which there is evidence earlier than Zizioulas cares to admit).