[ pon-tif-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF pontificals
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He was on that occasion mounted on horseback and arrayed in his pontificals.

Mass was performed by the cardinal-viceroy in his pontificals.

It cannot be supposed that he was much venerated in his pontificals in his native city.

June 15, 1568, the Pontificals printed in Dueas and Valladolid were ordered to be seized.

When he arrived at the village of Mentana, he heard that the Pontificals were close by, and he waited to give them battle.

It was a severe and sudden conclusion to a war that had begun under such excellent auspices for the Pontificals.

The royal confessor, the bishop of Cuena, arrayed in his pontificals, presided over the ceremonies.

As they saw the Pontificals swerve back they uttered cries of joy.

In his will he gave two other books, perhaps Pontificals of his own compilation, to his successors.