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MAGNUM CONCILIUM Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. The great council; the general council of the realm; afterwards called “parliament.” 1 Bl. Comm. 148; 1 Reeve, Eng. Law, 62; Spelman. The king’s great council of barons and prelates. Spelman; Crabb, Com. Law, 228.


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