Curia Regis

[ kyoo r-ee-uh ree-jis ]
/ ˈkyʊər i ə ˈri dʒɪs /

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.

Origin of Curia Regis

< Medieval Latin: literally, (the) king's curia
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British Dictionary definitions for curia regis

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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