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Grand Assize


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Henry II (1133—1189) king of England, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou

 

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Procedure in English common law permitting defendants in property disputes to submit their case to a jury of twelve knights rather than undergo trial by battle. Probably established by Henry ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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