Aulic council



a personal council of the Holy Roman Emperor, exercising chiefly judicial powers.
Historical Examples

Indeed, it passes belief how even the aulic council could have ignored the dangers of that position.
The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) John Holland Rose

Poor McDowell suffers for the sins of others—above all, for those of Mr. Lincoln and of his aulic council.
Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 Adam Gurowski

How many troops do you think the wisdom of the aulic council had provided to protect the provinces?
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXLV. July, 1844. Vol. LVI. Various

Never came such a cataract of evil news on an aulic council before.
History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.) Thomas Carlyle

Another plan had been drawn up by the aulic council at Vienna.
The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) John Holland Rose

And so on, like the directions of the aulic council to the Archduke.
Ravenshoe Henry Kingsley

“Make reconnoissances,” said the greybeard pupils of the aulic council.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 63, No. 392, June, 1848 Various

Not even the Austrian aulic council imagined a strategy combined and stretching through several thousands of miles.
Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 Adam Gurowski

This was pointed out to the “aulic council” at Shreveport, but failed to elicit any definite response.
Destruction and Reconstruction: Richard Taylor

noun
a council, founded in 1498, of the Holy Roman Emperor. It functioned mainly as a judicial body

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