Queen

(redirected from queenship)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to queenship: Queenship of Mary

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
All in all, and despite some inconsistencies regarding the relative brevity of the analysis of Knox's text in the introductory section and the unusual handling of footnotes throughout the text, this Spanish study and translation of The First Blast of the Trumpet is a well-documented work, which provides a new and suggestive perspective on queens and queenship studies, and particularly on Mary I of England, a relatively unknown royal figure in Spain (Perez Martin 2012).
But assuming there is a why, what this study has shown is that the how and when of Margaret's use of Scots suggests: 1) That she did significantly change her writing system after her arrival in Scotland in 1503, but 2) the extent to which she used Scots varied greatly and in conjunction with life events tied to her queenship and socio-political position.
Elizabeth Casteen, "Sex and Politics in Naples: The Regnant Queenship of Johanna I," Journal of the Historical Society 11 (2011): 183-210.
Each re-staged version of Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra reveals perspectives of empire management, as well as codification of queenship and kingship in each theatrical performance.
Her view is that this orientation affected their ability to appreciate the nature of her marriage and its implications for her queenship.
His largest role, however, may be as father to Victoria, who extended her Queenship to Canada in 1867.
A peace-weaver was a cultural construct that embodied the ideal of femininity and queenship in heroic poetry.
Kathryn isn't about to give up her queenship, saying in an interview that she's not ready for kissing scenes, the better to preserve her wholesome image.
Shakespeare dramatizes the strictures of Margaret's queenship and motherhood, yet also confirms her female counter-power as a different authority beyond a simple refashioning of masculine authority.
Yet this image of virtuous queenship is obscured by Mary's dynastic ambitions.
Gibbons, 'The Active Queenship of Isabeau of Bavaria, 1392-1417' (unpublished PhD dissertation, University of Reading, 1997); Rachel C.

Full browser ?