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King’s [or Queen’s] Bench

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This was originally the Aula Regia, which followed the king in all his travels, and in which he occupied the lit de justice. In the absence of the sovereign the judges were supreme. Of course there is no lit de justice or bench for the sovereign in any of our law courts now.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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