Justiciar



[juh-stish-ee-er] /dʒʌˈstɪʃ i ər/

noun
1.
a high judicial officer in medieval England.
2.
the chief political and judicial officer in England from the reign of William I to that of Henry III.
3.
(def 2).
/dʒʌˈstɪʃɪˌɑː/
noun
1.
(English legal history) the chief political and legal officer from the time of William I to that of Henry III, who deputized for the king in his absence and presided over the kings’ courts Also called justiciary

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