The Emperor divested himself of the symbols of the empire, and now ministered to the Pope as subdeacon at mass.
When the pope says mass pontifically the subdeacon is always an auditor.
Brother Fray Francisco Molina, subdeacon, of the same convent.
On other occasions the girded alb and the amice are often worn by the deacon and subdeacon.
Brother Fray Francisco Cavallero, subdeacon, of the same convent.
It is supported by the subdeacon habited in the tunic or tonacella.
This Ethelwulfe minding in his youth to haue bene a priest, entered into the orders as subdeacon, and as some write, Henrie Hunt.
Nor shall a subdeacon, deacon or priest practise surgery involving cutting or cautery.
Brother Fray Bernardino Membride, subdeacon, of the same convent.
He there said mass, St. Rusticus performing the part of deacon and Eleutherus that of subdeacon.