Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    An equity court of special jurisdiction in cases involving lands held of the king in right of the Duchy of Lancaster.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A court of special jurisdiction, held before the chancellor of the duchy or his deputy, concerning all matters of equity relating to lands holden of the king in right of the duchy of Lancaster. 3 BL Comm. 78.