custos rotulorum

custos ro·​tu·​lo·​rum | \ -ˌrächəˈlōrəm, -ätᵊlˈō-, -ōtᵊlˈō \
plural custodes rotulorum

Definition of custos rotulorum

: the principal justice of the peace in an English county who is also keeper of the rolls and records of the sessions of the peace

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History and Etymology for custos rotulorum

New Latin, keeper of the rolls

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“Custos rotulorum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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