High Council

High Council may refer to:

In fiction:

  • High Council (Halo Game Series), the governmental body of The Covenant faction.
  • High Council (Star Wars), the leadership of the Alliance in the New Jedi Order series
  • High Council of the Landsraad, an inner circle of the Landsraad which arbitrated disputes among Houses in the Dune universe
  • Jedi High Council, an institution from the Star Wars series of films
  • Klingon High Council, the supreme ruling body of the Klingon Empire in the fictional Star Trek universe
  • Asgard High Council. the supreme ruling entity of the Asgard race in the fictional Stargate franchise

In religion:

  • High council (Latter Day Saints), a governing body that has existed in the church hierarchy of many Mormon/Latter Day Saint denominations
  • High Council of B'nei Noah, a group of Noahides who gathered in Israel on Monday January 10, 2006
  • High Council of The Salvation Army, the body made up of the Chief of the Staff, active Commissioners, and active Territorial Commanders

In other fields:

  • High Council of State (Algeria), a collective Algerian presidency set up by the military in 1992 following the annulled elections in December 1991
  • High Council of State (Netherlands)
  • High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council, an institution responsible for many aspects of the judicial system in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Spanish High Council for Scientific Research, a council in Spain
  • High Council of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia, charged with the peaceful settlement of disputes.

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... The Presiding High Council (known as the Nauvoo High Council), led by Nauvoo Stake President William Marks was next in administrative authority, overseeing the church's legislative and judicial affairs ... The church's "Traveling High Council" (or Quorum of the Twelve) led by President Brigham Young oversaw the church's missionary activities ... In addition, he created a new inner council of the church — containing both men and women — called the Anointed Quorum ...
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... is secretively in cahoots with Vampire High Council Member, Ramanga and High Council wannabe Ingrid, to bring the peaceful co-existence to its knees, when he ... as far as Vlad is concerned until the Count bowls a googly To win favour with the High Council and the ancient vampire clans, Vlad must marry Adze, Ramanga's daughter 43 ... "Storm in a Blood Cup" 12 November 2012 (201 ... and Erin in return for Ramanga's support in her bid to be the first woman on the High Council ...
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... to handle contact with other supernatural powers for the Council, having sent emissaries to both Sidhe courts at the start of Summer Knight ... along with the Merlin, is suspected of being the traitor among the council, as her whereabouts during many of the attacks are unaccounted for ... She does not trust Harry, citing his dangerous attitude, and she voted against him when the Council deliberated on whether to give him to the Red Court ...

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