justiciarship

justiciar

[juh-stish-ee-er]
noun
1.
a high judicial officer in medieval England.
2.
the chief political and judicial officer in England from the reign of William I to that of Henry III.
3.
justiciary ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1475–85; < Medieval Latin jūsticiārius justiciary

justiciarship, noun
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justiciar (dʒʌˈstɪʃɪˌɑː)
 
n
English legal history Also called: justiciary the chief political and legal officer from the time of William I to that of Henry III, who deputized for the king in his absence and presided over the kings' courts
 
jus'ticiarship
 
n

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