King's peace


King's peace
The state of civil order within the realm, backed by the king's authority; also that special protection attached to certain people on royal business, e.g. the king's messengers. -

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  • king's peace — noun Usage: sometimes capitalized K&P Etymology: Middle English kynges pees 1. : the special protection secured by the monarch in Anglo Saxon and medieval England to particular persons (as members of the royal household) or places (as the king s… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Peace and conflict studies — Peace Research redirects here Peace and conflict studies is a social science field that identifies and analyses violent and nonviolent behaviours as well as the structural mechanisms attending social conflicts with a view towards understanding… …   Wikipedia

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  • Peace and Truce of God — The Peace and Truce of God was a medieval European movement of the Catholic Church that applied spiritual sanctions in order to limit the violence of private war in feudal society. The movement constituted the first organized attempt to control… …   Wikipedia

  • king's grith — noun : king s peace 1 …   Useful english dictionary


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