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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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Even from the mythological perspective, it does not seem possible to play off one of the two queendoms against the other and declare one of them as unreal or mere fiction.
The description of both queendoms is more or less the same, in particular, both are associated with the elite's burial custom of removing the skin and keeping the bones, mixed with gold, in painted vases (Eberhard, ibid., pp.
But it is not the case that the Jiu Tangshu locates this queendom only in the east as Denwood (2008: 9), omitting the conflicting statements, insinuates: