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queen consort

the wife of a reigning king
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Both Starkey's and Fraser's books participate in the revisionist line that analyzes Henrician England as a series of shifts symbolized--and, to a certain extent, provoked--by the changes of queen-consort.
Of course we couldn't have had poor little Sydney," the queen-consort (later Queen Mother) was heard saying to an official.
It originated more than 5,000 years ago in China, and was only brought to the UK by Catherine of Braganza, the queen-consort of Charles II of England, in the 17th century.