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Justiciars of Englandlocked

(1154/5–1263)

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The justiciars were the chief ministers under the English crown during the second half of the twelfth and the first third of the thirteenth century. The title was at least as often bestowed by contemporary chroniclers as used by those to whom it was attributed. In the past historians have given it to earlier royal ministers of near-viceregal status, above all to ...

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