[kyoo r-ee-uh ree-jis]
- a small, permanent council, composed chiefly of officials in the household of a Norman king, that served in an advisory and administrative capacity.
- great council(def 1).
Origin of Curia Regis
< Medieval Latin: literally, (the) king's curia
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- (in Norman England) the king's court, which performed all functions of government
Latin, literally: council of the king