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Curia Regis

[kyoo r-ee-uh ree-jis] /ˈkyʊər i ə ˈri dʒɪs/
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/
noun (pl) Curiae Regis
1.
(in Norman England) the king's court, which performed all functions of government
Word Origin
Latin, literally: council of the king
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