Curia Regis

Curia Regis

[kyoor-ee-uh ree-jis]
noun (often lowercase) English History.
1.
a small, permanent council, composed chiefly of officials in the household of a Norman king, that served in an advisory and administrative capacity.
2.
great council ( def 1 ).

Origin:
< Medieval Latin: literally, (the) king's curia

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Curia Regis (ˈriːdʒɪs)
 
n , pl Curiae Regis
(in Norman England) the king's court, which performed all functions of government
 
[Latin, literally: council of the king]

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