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REGENT. 1. A ruler, a governor. The term is usually applied to one who governs a regency, or rules in the place of another.
     2. In the canon law, it signifies a master or professor of a college. Dict. du Dr. Call. h.t. 3. It sometimes means simply a ruler, director, or superintendent; as, in New York, where the board who have the superintendence of all the colleges, academies and schools, are called the regents of the University of the state of New York.

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Cersei messes up several times as Queen Regent, most notably in allowing the faith-based militant group called The Order of the Seven to gain power," according to (http://www.
Visitors to 'Filipinos in the Gilded Age' will be greeted by the fascinating unsigned painting 'Indigenous Inhabitants Before the Queen Regent at the General Exposition of the Philippines Islands, Madrid, 1887.
Moved by the Ilonggos' loyalty, the Queen Regent Maria Cristina honored the City of Iloilo, in the name of her son King Alfonso XIII, with the title Muy Noble, in a royal decree signed on March 1, 1898.
Juan Carlos, his wife the now Queen Regent Reina Sophia, King Felipe, Queen Letizia and their daughters held the ceremony only amongst lawmakers and other close family members in Spain's House of Parliament.
A Wikipedia entry on Iloilo City said: Moved by the Ilonggo's loyalty (to Spain), the Queen Regent Maria Cristina honored the city of Iloilo (in the name of her son King Alfonso III) with the title Muy Noble.
Queen Regent Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) is about to get more furious at Margaery.
In 1889, the Queen Regent of Spain named it the Queen's City of the South, and in 1890, the city government was established.
As mother of the King of Portugal and Queen Regent of Spain, for her brother Philip II, hers was a case hard to refuse.
April 27 was the birthday of the Queen Regent Maria Cristina that required the attendance of the Cabildo and the Royal Audiencia in a service at the cathedral.