queen consort


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queen consort

the wife of a reigning king
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Personally, I don't think Camilla should be queen but queen consort.
In 1509, Henry VIII was crowned king of England; his wife, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned queen consort.
Her last book focused on Mary Boleyn; in Elizabeth of York, she explores the life of the first Tudor queen, Elizabeth of York-the mother of Henry VIII and the grandmother of Elizabeth I-a model queen consort whose marriage to Henry VII united the houses of York and Lancaster and played a large role in ending the Wars of the Roses.
Queen Rania, the Queen Consort of the King of Jordan, ranks at number four.
Queen Rania, the Queen Consort of the King of Jordan, placed fourth on the list after growing her account by 500,000 followers.
On Saturday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is due to meet with his Dutch counterpart Frans Timmermans, who is accompanying the monarch and queen consort on their visit to Moscow.
Delivering a London Review of Books lecture on Royal Bodies at the British Museum, the author of Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies, the acclaimed novels which detail the failure of Henry VIII's wives to produce an heir, examines the prospects for the future queen consort.
From the time she married George VI, the plump and pretty Queen Elizabeth, queen consort and later queen mother, carefully crafted an image that conformed to the saccharine beauty ideals best portrayed by the 19th-century portraitist Franz Xaver Winterhalter, a favourite of her husband.
45 Wolverhampton Josephine of Leuchtenberg was the queen consort of King Oscar I of Sweden and Norway in the mid-19th century.
The tragic lesson, however, was that any attempt by a queen consort to arrogate power in the name of a king was doomed to failure.
Women married to a monarch have historically been crowned Queen Consort,
Mr Shawcross uses the vast array of surviving manuscript sources to describe the Queen Mother's life: her eventual acceptance of Prince Albert's proposal and her transformation into a royal duchess; the birth of her two daughters; her skill in helping her husband overcome his stutter and shyness; the Abdication crisis in 1936 and her second transformation into Queen Consort.