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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
The name of the pope's triple crown. The tiara and keys are the badges of the papal dignity, the tiara of his civil rank, and the keys of his jurisdiction; for as soon as the pope is dead, his arms are represented with the tiara alone, without the keys. The ancient tiara was a round high cap. John XIII. first encompassed it with a crown. Boniface Viii. added a second crown; and Benedict XII. a third.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Tiara'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/t/tiara.html. 1802.