justiciar

[ UK /d‍ʒˈʌstɪʃər/ ]
NOUN
  1. formerly a high judicial officer
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How To Use justiciar In A Sentence

  • Hubert Walter, archbishop of Canterbury and justiciar (1194–98), ruled England well, maintained the king's peace, and began a clear reliance on the support of the middle class in town and shire. b. The British Isles
  • They may make men self-justiciaries or hypocrites, not Christians. Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers
  • The Edinburgh high court of justiciary heard that Taylor had "no concept" of how dangerous it was to give a child methadone. Couple jailed for giving baby methadone
  • No sooner said than done, and many houses had already suffered before the justiciar appeared upon the scene with a large force. London and the Kingdom - Volume I
  • When Edward I of England conquered Scotland, he divided it into four justiciarships of two justiciars each.
  • If it has indeed been from the heights of our newly acquired consciousness that we have questioned ourselves, and condemned, they will not be menacing justiciaries whom we shall suddenly see surging in from all sides, but benevolent visitors, friends we have almost expected, and they will draw near us in silence. The Buried Temple
  • In a few years, we may find a more professional Crown Office as well as a more contrite justiciary.
  • II., was issued for arrears due to him since he was "justice and chancellor, and even lieutenant of the justiciary, as well in the late king's time as of the present king's. Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc
  • Bracton, the last of the chief justiciaries, whose name is sometimes spelled in the fine Rolls "Bratton" and "Bretton", and that it was a royal abridgment of Bracton's great work on the customs and laws of England, with the addition of certain subsequent statutes. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"
  • He appointed churchmen as justiciars, to counterbalance the native barony, and installed a royal treasury in a new stone castle at Dublin.
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