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- The Byzantine Emperors held as a title "God's Vicegerent on Earth".
- Thomas Cromwell held the office of "Vicegerent in Spirituals" to King Henry VIII of England.
- Milton, in his work Paradise Lost, titles the Son "The Vicegerent", in Book 10.
- "Vicegerent of God" is the concept in Islam which states that mankind is the vicegerent of Allah on Earth.
- A Khalifah is often referred to as "Vicegerent of Muhammad" in the central body of Islamic government, the Caliphate.
- In the Catholic Church, the Vicegerent is a titular archbishop, serving the Diocese of Rome as the chief deputy of the Cardinal Vicar.
- Random House Dictionary (2009 ed.)