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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"The award is presented by the Grand Prior, who is delegated by Her Majesty the Queen as head of the Order of St John."
HER Majesty The Queen has long been associated with the cruise line Cunard, being the only person to have attended the naming of all three Cunard Elizabeths, beginning in 1938 with the original Queen Elizabeth, then 1967 when she launched Queen Elizabeth 2 and 2010 when she named Queen Elizabeth.
It's that time of year again, when the great and the good receive meaningless awards from Her Majesty The Queen, pictured, for doing what most of us do in order to pay the bills ( a day's graft.
Machynlleth Town Council has spent less than St Asaph, but like St Asaph relies on its other distinctive claims to city status which are within the criteria the persons advising Her Majesty the Queen are looking for.
Pictured with Her Majesty the Queen is the Mayor, Alderman Joseph Howat, the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Harry Weston, and the Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire, Lord Willoughby de Broke Donald Gibson the city architect, explaining his revolutionary plans for Coventry city centre to the King and Queen (right).
SOMETIMES, it is easy to feel sorry for Her Majesty the Queen.
Come on assembly and Cardiff council, place your demand with the MOD, even appeal to Her Majesty the Queen to see that this is arranged.
As the region gears up for another visit by Her Majesty the Queen at the end of April, when she officially opens The Sage Gateshead, we look back to the day she and the Duke of Edinburgh visited another part of the North East.
WHY, oh why, does the ECHO continually use the irritating and improper form of address when referring to Her Majesty the Queen? Foreign press and broadcasters quite rightly refer to our Queen as Queen Elizabeth.

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