queen regnant

queen regnant

queen regnant ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a queen who reigns in her own right.

Also queen regent. Origin of queen regnant First recorded in 1840–50 Examples from the Web for queen regnant Historical Examples of queen regnant

  • She assumed the title of Queen-regnant of England and Ireland.

    Agnes Strickland’s Queens of England, Vol. II. (of III)

    Rosalie Kaufman

  • Her little grand-daughter, afterward our queen-regnant, Anne, was staying at Colombe for her health at that time.

    Every Girl’s Library, Volume 8 of 10


  • The post of almoner to the queen-regnant, Anne of Austria, was his reward.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times

    Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

  • British Dictionary definitions for queen regnant queen regnant noun

    1. a queen who reigns on her own behalf
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