queen consort


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queen consort

the wife of a reigning king
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This is because she's not just a queen consort but also a blood royal ruling queen.
Googling a runner Queen Josephine 8.45 Wolverhampton Josephine of Leuchtenberg was the queen consort of King Oscar I of Sweden and Norway in the mid-19th century.
Who were the two royal sons of the Queen Consort Eleanor of Aquitaine?
When told the French had no bread to eat, Marie-Antoinette, the Queen consort of Louis XVI, is alleged to have said: "Let them eat cake."
She focuses on five granddaughters of Queen Victoria, all distinguished by the fact that they went on to become reigning consorts: Alexandra, tsarina of Russia; Marie, queen consort of King Ferdinand of Romania; Maud, queen consort of King Haakon VII of Norway; Sophie, queen consort of Constantine I of the Hellenes; and Victoria Eugenie, queen consort of King Alfonso XIII of Spain.
The longest-lived Queen Consort in history was a well-loved member of the Royal Family and a majestic great-grandmother to the nation - a symbol of stability in a fast-changing world.
Queen consort of Henry II of Navarre, who, as both a patron of humanists and religious reformers and an author, was one of the outstanding figures of the French Renaissance.
(c1507 - 1536) Queen consort of Henry VIII, mother of Elizabeth I.
"A Queen can be a Queen Consort (married to a King), a Queen Regnant (reigning in her own right), or a Queen Dowager (the mother of the reigning monarch)," he wrote.
Kate Middleton is a well-loved member of the royal family, and she will also one day become queen or queen consort. As such, some royal fans are wondering whether or not Prince William's wife will be given a coronation ceremony once the Duke of Cambridge is crowned king.
"Prince Charles, however, has always intended her to become his queen consort. According to an inside source, he'd already decided that before their wedding."