Inter regalia (Scots law)

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Inter regalia (Scots Law): something that inherently belongs to the sovereign. This may include property, privileges, or prerogatives. The term derives from Latin inter (among) and regalia (things of the king).

This term is divided into:

  • regalia majora (major regalia), which are inseparable from the person of the sovereign.
  • regalia minora (minor regalia), which may be conveyed to a subject.

The definition was constructed from the sources.[1][2][3][4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Scottish Language Dictionaries". Archived from the original on February 20, 2008. Retrieved March 1, 2008. 
  2. ^ "The Records of the Parliaments of Scotland to 1707". K.M. Brown et al. eds (St Andrews, 2007), 1605/6/39. Retrieved February 15, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Dictionary,". Retrieved March 1, 2008. 
  4. ^ "The Free Dictionary by Farlex". Retrieved March 1, 2008. 
  5. ^ Shumaker, Walter A.; George Foster Longsdorf (1922). The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary (Second Edition by James C. Cahill ed.). Chicago: Callaghan and Company.