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Curia Regis

Curia Regis, in England, the King's Council, also called King's Court, a medieval council of nobles and church officials who met to advise the king on state issues such as legislation and taxation. The Curia Regis was the forerunner of the House of Lords, one of the branches of Parliament.

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