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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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The Queen Mother died at Royal Lodge, Windsor on Saturday, March 30, 2002, aged 101.
Mr Rose believes it is unlikely that the Queen Mother would have said anything controversial about Diana.
David Allison, a spokesman for the group, added: "This seems even more ridiculous given that The Queen Mother surrounded herself with gay people.
After approval from Her Majesty the Queen, I can announce that the Treasury will allocate the proceeds from a new coin celebrating the Queen's 80th birthday to a memorial to the Queen Mother to be situated on The Mall.
The pretty castle by the sea in Canisbay, six miles west of John O'Groats, was a favourite holiday spot of the Queen Mother since she bought the property in 1952.
A Palace announcement said, ``Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother has bequeathed her entire estate (which mainly comprises the contents of her houses) to the Queen.
The photo at left shows the Queen Mother with her grandson, Prince Charles, heir to the throne; and his sons, Prince William, next in line, and Prince Harry.
CHELTENHAM is asking the public to come up with ideas of how best the course can remember the Queen Mother at next year's Festival, writes Matt Chapman.
IT was the last full day for wellwishers to pay their respects for the Queen Mother in her lying in state and once again they came in their tens of thousands.
IN the last year of her life the Queen Mother spent pounds 4million - more than pounds 1million above her income.
PTHE Queen Mother sportingly agreed to this unusual line-up with the film crew that made Royal Champion - a documentary I produced for ITV in 1987 on Her Majesty's keen interest in National Hunt horse-racing.
Yet the Queen Mother always approved of Diana for her favourite grandson.