High Court (Iceland)

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National High Court
Established 1563
Dissolved 1800
Country Iceland
Location Þingvellir
Type High court
Appellate court Monarch (1563–1732)
Supreme Court of Denmark (1732–1800)
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The High Court (Icelandic: Yfirréttur) was a high court in Iceland established in 1563. The court was established due to dissatisfaction with the Court of Legislature which had been the high court of the country from c. 1262. In 1800 the National High Court was established replacing the High Court.