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JUSTICIAR, or JUSTICIER. A judge, or justice the same as justiciary.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Sybil de Dynan married Hugh de Plugenet (Sir Francis Palgrave, ed., Rotuli Curiae Regis: Rolls and Records of the Court held before the King's Justiciars or Justices, 2 vols (London: the Record Commissioners, 1834), I (6 Ric.
Henry's use of the "jury of presentment" or "grand" with the duty of seeking out and exposing wrongdoers for proceedings in the Norman courts of the King's justiciars was one form of jury.
As one of his Justiciars he exerted a quasi-royal power.