Definition of prerogative court in English:

prerogative court

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noun

historical
(In the UK) either of two ecclesiastical courts at Canterbury and York formerly responsible for the probate of wills involving property in more than one diocese.
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  • Subsequently, the prerogative courts were abolished in 1641.
  • Arbitrary high courts disappeared and Charles I's prerogative courts were not revived.
  • During 1640-41, Charles I's prerogative courts were abolished, his ministers arrested or forced to flee, and his unpopular financial expedients declared illegal.

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