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  Queen consort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A queen consort is the wife and consort of a reigning king.
The daughter of James II of England, Queen Mary II, married William of Orange; although Mary was the heiress to the throne, she and William chose to reign together and were made co-monarchs by Parliament, with William becoming king.
Queen Paola, consort of King Albert II of the Belgians.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queen_consort   (573 words)

 Meeting of the King's Privy Council, October 22, 1688
Dame Isabella Wentworth, one of the gentlewomen of the bed-chamber to the Queen, deposed:
Dame Isabella Waldegrave, one of the gentlewomen to the bed-chamber to the Queen, deposed:
Anna Cary, one of the gentlewomen of the bed-chamber to the Queen Dowager, deposed:
www.jacobite.ca /documents/16881022.htm   (3596 words)

 QUEEN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A queen consort is the wife of a king.
Usually the husband of a queen regnant is not known as king.
A queen mother is a queen dowager whose child, having succeeded his or her father, is now the monarch.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/qu/Queen.htm   (264 words)

 CONSORT - LoveToKnow Article on CONSORT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A queen dowager is not under the protection of the law of treason.
When Queen Mary I. married Philip of Spain it was provided by every safeguard that words could suggest that the queen alone should exercise all the powers of the crown; official documents, however, were to issue in their joint names.
The husband of Queen Anne, George of Denmark, who was naturalized by act of parliament in 1689, occupied no definite position, and differed only from other subjects of the queen in the conditions of his naturalization.
74.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CO/CONSORT.htm   (470 words)

 Queen Dowager
One example of this is Dowager Queen Fabiola of the Belgians, whose late husband King Baudouin died in 1993 and was succeeded by his younger brother Albert.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, the widow of the recently deceased King George VI and the mother of the reigning queen.
Queen Mary, the widow of King George V, the mother of the former king Edward VIII (the then Duke of Windsor) and of the late King George VI.
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 Blackstone's Commentaries - Book the First : Chapter the Fourth : Of the King's Royal Family
, was, to furnifh the queen's wardrobe with whalebone.
THE hufband of a queen regnant, as prince George of Denmark was to queen Anne, is her fubject; and may be guilty of high treafon againft her: but, in the inftance of conjugal fidelity, he is not fubjected to the fame penal reftrictions.
A QUEEN dowager is the widow of the king, and as fuch enjoys moft of the privileges belonging to her as queen confort.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/blackstone/bk1ch4.htm   (1692 words)

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Dowager Queen Anthy says, "Beauty is fleeting, which is why we must strive to preserve it, but not mourn it unduly when it can no longer be saved." Dowager Queen Anthy begins to water the flowers with the watering can she is carrying.
Dowager Queen Anthy asks, "Are you familiar with the story of the Queen of Spring, Shizumaru?" The hoofbeats draw closer.
Dowager Queen Anthy says, "I should have remembered that you would not know of this custom, but it has been so long since I met anyone who did not know..." Shizumaru looks toward Hiko, but then looks back to the Knight.
www.thekeep.org /~wombat/AmberRPG/Logs/ambshizu012.txt   (3057 words)

 Elizabeth I
Elizabeth went to live with Queen Dowager Katherine, but left her household after an incident with the Lord Admiral, Thomas Seymour, who was now Katherine's husband.
First, Elizabeth had to deal with the growing threat of Mary Queen of Scots, who had a strong and legitimate (especially in the eyes of Catholics) claim to the throne of England.
Elizabeth died on March 24, 1603 at Richmond Palace and was succeeded by James I (James VI of Scotland), the son of Mary, Queen of Scots.
www.tudorhistory.org /elizabeth   (1400 words)

 About Elizabeth I TUDOR (Queen of England)
Queen Mary ruled England under conservative Catholicism and acquired the name “Bloody Mary” by the end of her reign, for she murdered so many Protestants.
Queen Elizabeth as Gloriana may have seemed to many to be immortal, but by the turn of the seventeenth century, she was beginning to display very real human frailty.
An effigy of the great Queen, dressed in the robes of state with a crown on her head and a sceptre in her hands, lay on the coffin beneath a mighty canopy held by six knights.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /aboutElizabeth.htm   (5065 words)

 [KS] Korean women rulers
http://www.guide2womenleaders.com/korea_heads.htm Mun-jong (), Regent Dowager Queen of Korea, 1534-45/52 or 1554-55/62 http://www.guide2womenleaders.com/korea_heads.htm In-su (), Regent Dowager Queen of Korea, 1567 to 1568 http://www.guide2womenleaders.com/korea_heads.htm Kim Chong-sun (1745-1805).
Regent Dowager Queen of Korea, 1800 to 1805 was regent for her grandson King Sunjo (Yi Kwang, 1800 to 1834).
http://www.guide2womenleaders.com/korea_heads.htm http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Korea_South.htm http://www.4dw.net/royalark/Korea/korea7.htm Cho Sin-chong (1809-1890), Regent Dowager Queen of Korea, 1864 to 1866.
koreaweb.ws /pipermail/koreanstudies_koreaweb.ws/2003-May/003724.html   (485 words)

 Variations in the 1662 Book of Common Prayer
Queen Mary, Catherine the Queen Dowager, and their Royal Highnesses Mary, Princess of Orange, and the Princess Anne of Denmark,...
Queen Mary, Catherine the Queen Dowager, his Royal Highness James the Prince of Wales, and their Royal Highnesses Mary, Princess of Orange, and the Princess Anne of Denmark,...
Queen Alexandra, George Prince of Wales, the Princess of Wales,...
justus.anglican.org /resources/bcp/Variations.htm   (1460 words)

 Reporter 24/4/02: Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother and Queen Dowager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Queen Elizabeth played a long and full part in the life of our University and its Colleges, as she did in the life of our nation.
She was an honorary graduate over fifty years ago, and indeed that very special event in 1948 marked the occasion on which women were for the first time admitted to full degrees of the University, as well as the return of pageantry after the austere years of war.
Her Majesty was closely associated with Queens' and Girton Colleges and her regular visits to both over many years were greatly enjoyed by young and old alike, and will be long remembered by all of us who were privileged to be involved.
www.admin.cam.ac.uk /reporter/2001-02/weekly/5881/2.html   (368 words)

{Queen gold}, formerly a revenue of the queen consort of England, arising from gifts, fines, etc {Queen mother}, a queen dowager who is also mother of the reigning king or queen.
{Queen's metal} (Metal.), an alloy somewhat resembling pewter or britannia, and consisting essentially of tin with a slight admixture of antimony, bismuth, and lead or copper.
The Queen Victoria pigeon ({Goura Victoria}) and the crowned pigeon ({G. coronata}) are among the beat known species.
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 Enquiry of the Princess of Orange into the Birth of the Prince of Wales
Whether the Queen desired at any time any of the ladies, in particular the Princess of Denmark, to feel her belly, since she thought herself quick, or of lat.
Mansell [the Queen] was putting off her clouts, and she was very angry at it, because she did not care to be seen when she was shifting.
Then the Queen desired the King to hide her face with his head and periwig, which he did, for she said she could not be brought to bed and have so many men look upon her; for all the Council stood close at the bed's feet, and Lord Chancellor upon the step.
www.jacobite.ca /documents/1688enquiry.htm   (1403 words)

 Defining The Queen Status of Mary, Mother of Jesus
She can be a queen consort (no children by the king); a queen mother (births a child to the king), and a queen dowager (a widow of a king).
She is just a queen and if she is not queen by royal birthright, only by marriage, she cannot step to the throne upon the death of her husband king.
She is not the queen of the Church, she is not the head of the Church, she is not queen of heaven: her son Jesus is the head and King.
jesus-messiah.com /html/mary-jesus.html   (4166 words)

 Part II - A Crumbling Dynasty: The Coffin King
Queen Dowager O, wife of King Kyongjong, lived the remaining days of her life at Chosung-jon, but all the court ladies who used to serve her left the palace within three years of her death.
The infant Sado's physical appearance was "magnificent; his disposition filial, friendly and clever." Queen Chongsong and Queen Dowager Inwon were overjoyed at the arrival of this beautiful child and news of his birth was received with great joy throughout the country.
These women had formerly served the palace of King Kyongjong and Queen Dowager O and their loyalties to the former king and queen made it difficult for them to feel any sense of closeness or devotion to the welfare of the young crown prince.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C15/E1501.htm   (2952 words)

 Mary, Queen of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
She became queen upon his death when she was a week old, and Henry VIII attempted to betrothe her to his son, Prince Edward of England, in order to establish control of her and Scotland, (known as 'The Rough Wooing').
She married the Dauphin (1558), later Francis II, but was widowed at 18 (1560), and became the dowager Queen of France with her own estates and a substantial income.
For fans of Mary, Queen of Scots, be advised that a more complete and in-depth article on her is in the works for this web site for 2005.
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Dowager Queen Anthy nods, her hair slipping its usual shackles and tumbling freely in the wind.
I think it carried over into the people..." Dowager Queen Anthy says, "Gendo believed he lived in a world of sharks, and the only way to stop them was to be the biggest shark." Dowager Queen Anthy sighs, and pushes a lock of her hair out of her face which had dropped down.
Dowager Queen Anthy says, "Serenity is often a mask for blind panic, but yes, I have found some peace in Amber.
www.thekeep.org /~wombat/AmberRPG/Logs/NagisaFlight   (1735 words)

 The Silk Letter
As Regent, Queen Dowager Kim carefully steered the boy to the throne as King Sunjo, but carefully kept control of state affairs in her own hands.
Members of the royal family - usually the brothers, cousins and uncles of the reigning queen's clan - held important ministerial posts in government, yet behind the scenes they maneuvered and plotted to control succession to the throne by marrying their daughters to the crown prince.
One of Queen Dowager Kim's first acts as King Sunjo's regent was to issue an edict that associated Catholicism with such "crimes" as heresy, the abolition of ancestor worship, the suspension of traditional custom, the destruction of morality, and subversion against the state.
koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C15/E1502.htm   (2629 words)

She suffered from ill health, in particular chest infections and it was for this reason that she decided to spend the winter of 1838 in Malta.
Queen Adelaide arrived at Malta on board H M S Hastings on the 30th November 1838, and her feelings regarding the lack of a Protestant church on the island were immediately apparent.
The foundation stone of the Church of St Paul was laid by Her Majesty Adelaide, the Queen Dowager on the 20th March 1839.
website.lineone.net /~stephaniebidmead/thebook.htm   (289 words)

 Jerusalem Post: Lesotho's dowager queen@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
'QUEEN" conjures a vision of the British monarch, indomitably smiling in a coat, hat and shoes of toning pastel shades.
Dowager queen of Lesotho in southern Africa, she is, despite her traditional African robes, more in the image of the Christian queens of the early centuries.
On her first visit to Israel this week at the head of a 10-person delegation, she is spending her days in prayer on a schedule of...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:2786482&refid=holomed_1   (202 words)

 About Jane GREY (Queen of England)
Frances Brandon was the elder daughter of Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk (a country gentleman ennobled by Henry VIII) and Henry's younger sister, Mary Tudor, formerly Queen of France, whose marriage to Louis XII lasted three months, leaving her free to give her hand to Suffolk as soon as her period of mourning was over.
Her establishment in the Queen's circle came at the impressionable age of nine and a half, and its influence prevailed on throughout her life.
So Jane was plunged in the midst of a palace intrigue spun around herself, the Queen Dowager and the boy King by Seymour and his allies, of whom the principal was her own father.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /aboutJaneGrey.htm   (8007 words)

 Random House Publishing Group
Richard’s younger brother, John, seizes Windsor Castle, and Dowager Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine summons her trusted personal “queen’s man,” Justin de Quincy, to do the impossible– mediate a truce with her rebel son.
Richard's younger brother, John, seizes Windsor Castle, and Dowager Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine summons her trusted personal "queen's man," Justin de Quincy, to do the impossible--mediate a truce with her rebel son.
His mother, Dowager Queen Eleanor, ransacks England for gold to buy his freedom, while his younger brother, John, plots with King Philippe of France to ensure that he rots and dies in chains.
www.randomhouse.com /rhpg/authors/results.pperl?authorid=23594   (573 words)

 France Heads
575-84 Regent Dowager Queen Brunhildis of Austrasia and Burgund
657-64/65 Regent Dowager Queen Bathildis (of Neustrie, Bourgogne and Austrasie)
1316 Regent Dowager Queen Clemence d'Anjou of Napoli
www.guide2womenleaders.com /france_heads.htm   (482 words)

 Paradox Interactive Forums - - ARCHIVE -Royal Court of Castille-Leon
Born in 1405 at Toro, Juan II came to power in 1419 at the age of 14 with the support of a large element of the nobility opposed to the schemes of the Queen Dowager.
She is the mother of Henry VI, King of England, and is Regent in his minority, as well as being the Queen Regent of Scotland during the minority of Queen Margaret.
Maria is the heir to the Castilian throne.
www.europa-universalis.com /forum/showthread.php?s=17a5c02084eafe3340f4c71703da3f48&t=106766   (5932 words)

Over the city gate they pitch a large tent, grandly adorned in all possible ways, in which the king and queen, with their ladies brilliantly arrayed,[10] take up their residence (for the time).
The monks of the Gomati monastery, being mahayana students, and held in great reverence by the king, took precedence of all others in the
You may not believe me, but I thought you were a queen, for you were the first lady I had ever seen, and you were so different from the other girls I knew, or the women who had been kind to me.
www.cooldictionary.com /words/Queen.word   (237 words)

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A queen was a visible symbol of her family in a society where wealth and power were measured by their visual expression.
Just as she was the first Ottonian queen and had to decide how to act as such, now she was the first dowager queen, learning how to negotiate with her ruling son and his new wife, with whom disagreement and dissatisfaction was evident.
It is interesting to note that the elder Mathilda was, as queen, subject to a different set of conventions than those which were suitable or expected of the younger Mathilda, a full nun: while Queen Mathilda traveled around the kingdom, Abbess Mathilda was to stay within the confines of her convent.
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 The Story of Hatshepsut
With these inscriptions are included incised representations of the journey, including humorous images of the Puntites and their queen, at whom the Egyptians no doubt looked while restraining a giggle; the queen has folds of fat hanging over her knees and elbows, her back is crooked and she has an aquiline nose.
Hatshepsut, in a final bid to be recognized as a legitimate queen, constructed a fabulous temple in the Valley of the Kings, of all places, by a tall plateau at Deir-el-Bahri, across the Nile from Thebes.
When he approached the queen she wept for joy at his strength and beauty and he gave her his love...
www.bediz.com /hatshep/story.html   (1203 words)

 DOWAGER - LoveToKnow Article on DOWAGER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
" Dowager " is also applied to widows of high rank to distinguish them from the wives of their sons, as queen-dowager, dowager-duchess, andc.
The title was first used in England of Catherine of Aragon, widow of Arthur, prince of Wales, who was styled princess dowager till her marriage with Henry VIII.
To properly cite this DOWAGER article in your work, copy the complete reference below:
55.1911encyclopedia.org /D/DO/DOWAGER.htm   (85 words)

 Chapter Quartern <i>to</i> Queen of Q by Webster's Dictionary (1913 Edition)
A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots.
A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; — also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc.
a queen dowager who is also mother of the reigning king or queen.
www.bibliomania.com /2/3/257/1208/23783/6.html   (394 words)

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