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Aulic Council

n
(Historical Terms) a council, founded in 1498, of the Holy Roman Emperor. It functioned mainly as a judicial body
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Austria's Hofkriegsrat was not "also known as the Aulic Council" (p.
The first recorded scores of copyright in Germany approved in 1501 by the Council of the Royal Court (Imperial Aulic council) to print poems of a poet (called Hroswitha) that six years had passed since his death and his poetry was gather by someone named Celtes at Nuremberg.
In addition, Lederer has also patiently sifted the minutes of Bavaria's Aulic Council (Hofrat), which investigated over three hundred suicides between 1611 and 1670 trying to determine whether these "self-murderers" were compos mentis (Lederer has already published five articles in German and one in English about suicide in Bavaria [340]).
The Imperial Aulic Council (Reichshofrat) was at Vienna.
They could and frequently did turn to the supreme courts, usually the Aulic Council, if they held that their prerogatives had been infringed.
This pattern was typical and is likewise found, for example, in eighteenth-century Bavaria: by twice bringing complaints before the Aulic Council (in 1760 and 1765) while threatening to do so on other occasions, the local estates there also successfully defended their traditional control over the taxation system against recurrent attempts by the prince to disempower them.
The emperor on such occasions gave the formulaic reply, "you shall have justice [Euch wird Recht werden]" and turned the matter over to the Aulic Council. [73] Peasants also seized the Cameral Tribunal.
A similar system operated at the Aulic Council, which in the eighteenth century was more popular with litigants.
The Aulic Council also exercised a certain droit de regard over the estates of the empire in nonjudicial matters.
Guillaume Brune at the Mincio I (December 25-26); appointed to the Aulic Council (1801?); promoted field marshal and appointed president of the Aulic Council (1805); commanded I Corps in the 1809 campaign, and fought at the battles of Abensberg-Eggmuhl (April 20-22), Aspern-Essling (May 21-22), and Wagram (July 5-6); governor of Galicia (1809-1813); commander of Austrian forces in Italy (autumn 1813-1815), where he campaigned indecisively against Eugene de Beauharnais; beaten by Eugene in a closely fought battle on the Mincio (February 8, 1814); governor general of Lombardy and Venetia after Napoleon's first abdication (March 1814); president of the war council and minister of state (1820-1825); retired from active service (1825) and died in 1845.