aulic council

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

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Aulic Council noun (Ger Reichshofrat; historical)
A court or personal council of the Holy Roman Empire, established in 1501 by Maximilian I, and co-ordinate with the Imperial Chamber (Reichskammergericht)
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Main Entry:aula

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Aulic Council,
one of the two supreme courts of the Holy Roman Empire and the personal council of the emperor from 1501 to 1806.

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  • Aulic council — Council Coun cil (koun s[i^]l), n. [F. concile, fr. L. concilium; con + calare to call, akin to Gr. ??? to call, and E. hale, v., haul. Cf. {Conciliate}. This word is often confounded with counsel, with which it has no connection.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aulic council — Aulic Au lic, a. [L. aulicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? hall, court, royal court.] Pertaining to a royal court. [1913 Webster] Ecclesiastical wealth and aulic dignities. Landor. [1913 Webster] {Aulic council} (Hist.), a supreme court of the old German empire; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aulic Council — A meeting of the Aulic Council, ca. 1700. The Aulic Council (from the Latin aula, court in feudal language, in antiquity a hellenistic type of grand residence, usually private) was originally an executive judicial council for the Holy Roman… …   Wikipedia

  • aulic council — a personal council of the Holy Roman Emperor, exercising chiefly judicial powers. * * * …   Universalium

  • AULIC COUNCIL —    supreme council in the old German Empire, from which there was no appeal, of date from 1495 to 1654; it had no constitution, dealt with judicial matters, and lived and died with the emperor …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Aulic Council — /ɔlɪk ˈkaʊnsəl/ (say awlik kownsuhl) noun a personal council of the Holy Roman Emperor, founded in 1498, exercising chiefly judicial powers …  

  • Aulic — Au lic, a. [L. aulicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? hall, court, royal court.] Pertaining to a royal court. [1913 Webster] Ecclesiastical wealth and aulic dignities. Landor. [1913 Webster] {Aulic council} (Hist.), a supreme court of the old German empire;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Council — Coun cil (koun s[i^]l), n. [F. concile, fr. L. concilium; con + calare to call, akin to Gr. ??? to call, and E. hale, v., haul. Cf. {Conciliate}. This word is often confounded with counsel, with which it has no connection.] [1913 Webster] 1. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Council board — Council Coun cil (koun s[i^]l), n. [F. concile, fr. L. concilium; con + calare to call, akin to Gr. ??? to call, and E. hale, v., haul. Cf. {Conciliate}. This word is often confounded with counsel, with which it has no connection.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Council chamber — Council Coun cil (koun s[i^]l), n. [F. concile, fr. L. concilium; con + calare to call, akin to Gr. ??? to call, and E. hale, v., haul. Cf. {Conciliate}. This word is often confounded with counsel, with which it has no connection.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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