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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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A brief look at the Second Intermediate Period, here defined as including the 13th dynasty, notes the introduction of the title "great wife of the king," as well as the double feather crown, both elements characteristic of the queenship of the New Kingdom.
Understandably, then, in treatises such as Cordoba's Jardin de nobles donzellas and Gomez Manrique's Regimiento de principes (Government of Princes) (1474), Isabel's advisers advocated humility and piety to lessen the anxieties inherent to queenship, female qualities that Isabel wisely and cannily adopted.
Viray, S.J., provincial superior of the Philippine Jesuit Province, celebrated a high mass in honor of the Queenship of Mary at 6 p.m.
The Bill also aims to provide for the recognition of traditional and Khoi-San communities; leadership positions and for the withdrawal of such recognition; to provide for the functions and roles of traditional and Khoi-San leaders; to provide for the recognition, establishment, functions, roles and administration of kingship or queenship councils, principal traditional councils, traditional councils, Khoi-San councils and traditional sub-councils, as well as the support to such councils.
Laynesmith marks the culmination of many years of research that began with her Master of Arts dissertation and is another fine testament to the expertise of this noted queenship scholar.
In Ermita, for example, the design speaks of the Queenship of Mary.
Scholars, too, have revitalized the history of queenship, rehabilitating the image of notorious foreign-born consorts, such as Catherine de Medici and Marie Antoinette, and attributing to both a far more integral role in the political and cultural trajectory of French history.
(59) This imitation of the early modern is disrupted by present-day features such as electric chandeliers and modern portraits, but even these created dialogues with our performance: some spectators commented on the fact that our Cleopatra embodied queenship in front of a striking modern portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
(37) See Jo Eldridge Carney, Fairy Tale Queens: Representations of Early Modern Queenship (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), 20-25.
"Catherine of Braganza and Cultural Politics." In Queenship in Britain 1660-1837: Royal Patronage, Court Culture and Dynastic Politics, ed.
Portia has in fact declared herself a queen, though she refers to a queenship over herself, a kind of self-determination.
The rituals and rhetoric of queenship; medieval to early modern.

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