conventus magnatum vel procerum


conventus magnatum vel procerum
An assembly of the great men or the nobles, -an ancient name of the general council from which the British parliament was eventually developed. See 1 Bl Comm 148.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • magnum concilium regis, curia magna, conventus magnatum vel procerum, assisa generalis — The great council of the king, the high court, the assembly of the nobles, and the general assize. See 1 Bl Comm 148 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • conventus — /kanventas/ A coming together; a convention or assembly. Conventus magnatum vel procerum (the assembly of chief men or peers) was one of the names of the English parliament. 1 Bl.Comm. 148. In the civil law, the term meant a gathering together of …   Black's law dictionary

  • conventus — /kanventas/ A coming together; a convention or assembly. Conventus magnatum vel procerum (the assembly of chief men or peers) was one of the names of the English parliament. 1 Bl.Comm. 148. In the civil law, the term meant a gathering together of …   Black's law dictionary

  • PARLAMENTUM — a Gall. parler, i. e. loqui, Colloquium signat sollenne omnium Ordinum Regni, auctoritate solius Regis, ad consulendum, statuendumque de negotiis regni, indictum. Parliamentum et Parlementum quibusdam. Huius specimen inter Normannos, Saxones,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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