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Curia Regis

[ kyoor-ee-uh -ree-jis ]
/ ˈkyʊər i ə ˈri dʒɪs /
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noun (often lowercase)English History.

a small, permanent council, composed chiefly of officials in the household of a Norman king, that served in an advisory and administrative capacity.

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Origin of Curia Regis

<Medieval Latin: literally, (the) king's curia
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Curia Regis
/ (ˈriːdʒɪs) /

noun plural Curiae Regis

(in Norman England) the king's court, which performed all functions of government

Word Origin for Curia Regis

Latin, literally: council of the king
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