from The Century Dictionary.
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When the king's baron-court, confining itfelf within the rules of common law, had been laid under the neceffity of giving a decision, which, in its application to particular cafes, was found hard and oppreflive, the party aggrieved was accuf - tomed to petition the king for relief.
The aula regis, being a fort of deputation from the national council, or king's baron-court, had, on the other hand, a power of reviewing the fentences of the feveral tribunals erected in different parts of the kingdom; and became an intermediate court between them and the high court of parliament.