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QUEEN. There are several kinds of queens in some countries. 1. Queen regnant, is a woman who possesses in her own right the executive power of the country.
     2. Queen consort, is the wife of a king.
     3. Queen dowager is the widow of a king. In the United States there is no one with this title.

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For wel thei wist, that the quene was to wise to go aboute any such folye.
Child does note an entry in the Stationer's Register on 30 November 1560 for a ballad called 'The Lamentation of Quene Jane', (13) although Rollins is minded to relate this entry to ballads on the subject of Lady Jane Grey.
Pe dragoun is sum sterne man, Oiper a god, so ich pee telle can, Pat hap leyn by pi quene, And bizeten a sterne strene.