Curia Regis

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Curia Regis

(ˈriːdʒɪs)
n, pl Curiae Regis
(Historical Terms) (in Norman England) the king's court, which performed all functions of government
[Latin, literally: council of the king]
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The court used the procedures of the king's council and depositions were taken from witnesses but no jury was used.
Torcy, stricken by "info-lust" like his uncle and father, exercised such control over diplomatic information that others in the king's council felt he had too much power in the formulation of foreign policy.
Whereas ordinarily kings enforced the law through the courts of law, when exercising f prerogative power they enforced their commands through their prerogative courts--courts such as the King's Council, the Star Chamber, and the High Commission--or what we today call administrative courts.
While reforms sweep across the rest of Europe, Denmark remains firmly in the control of a King's council that favours the rich and privileged.
Appointed to the King's Council, he became a trusted advisor and valued friend of King Henry VIII, a promising yet perilous position.
Andre Azoulay, a top adviser to the current king, is Jewish and one of six members of the king's council in a monarchy that oversees all major decisions.