Aula regis


Aula regis
Lit. 'king's hall'. An 18c coinage referring to the Norman kings of England's court, which met in a great hall, such as that at Westminster built by William Rufus.

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  • Aula Regis — or Curia Regis noun (historical) 1. A feudal assembly of tenants in chief 2. The Privy Council 3. The Court of King s Bench • • • Main Entry: ↑aula …   Useful english dictionary

  • aula regis — /ola riyjas/ (Called also aula regia.) The king s hall or palace. The chief court of England in early Norman times. It was established by William the Conqueror in his own hall. It was composed of the great officers of state, resident in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • aula regis — /ola riyjas/ (Called also aula regia.) The king s hall or palace. The chief court of England in early Norman times. It was established by William the Conqueror in his own hall. It was composed of the great officers of state, resident in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • aula regis — Same as aula regia …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Aula Regis — ♦ The king s household court. (Sayles, George O. The King s Parliament of England, 143) …   Medieval glossary

  • aula regia — William the Conqueror established a constant court in his own hall (aula), thence called by Bracton and other ancient authors aula regia or aula regis (the king s bench). This court was composed of the king s great officers of state resident in… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • aula regia — See aula regis …   Black's law dictionary

  • aula regia — See aula regis …   Black's law dictionary

  • curia regis — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈrējə̇s noun (plural curiae regis) Usage: usually capitalized C&R Etymology: Medieval Latin, literally, king s curia : a small permanent council in medieval England composed of those members of the great council serving as officers… …   Useful english dictionary

  • curia regis — /kyuriya riyjas/ The king s court. A term applied to the aula regis, the bancus, or communis bancus, and the iter or eyre, as being courts of the king, but especially to the aula regis (which title see) …   Black's law dictionary


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