Definition of Queen regent

1. Noun. A queen who serves as ruler when the king cannot.

Generic synonyms: Queen



Lexicographical Neighbors of Queen Regent

queen consort
queen dowager
queen it
queen it over
queen mother
queen of beasts
queen of clubs
queen of diamonds
queen of puddings
queen of spades
queen of the May
queen of the night
queen palm
queen palms
queen post
queen regent (current term)
queen regnant
queen triggerfish
queen truss
queen trusses
queencraft
queendom
queendoms
queene
queened
queenes
queenfish
queenfishes
queenhood

Literary usage of Queen regent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"1558-9 he was indicted for heresy before the queen regent and her council, and for failing to appear and continuing to preach at Ayr he was outlawed on 10 ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"The queen of England is either queen regent, queen consort, or queen dowager. The queen regent, regnant, or sovereign, is she who holds the crown in her own ..."

3. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1899)
"... of the Protestants to a Citation of the Queen-Regent—Death of five Commissioners sent to France—The Queen-Regent resolves to subdue the Protestants, ..."

4. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1901)
"... of the Protestants to a Citation of the Queen-Regent—Death of five Commissioners sent to France—The Queen-Regent resolves to subdue the Protestants, ..."

5. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline & Fall of the by William Russell, Charles Coote (1822)
"The queen- regent could not appear in public without being insulted. She was continually reproached with sacrificing the nation to her friendship for ..."

6. The History of Modern Europe: with an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1837)
"Anne of Austria, the queen-regent, reposed her whole confidence in cardinal Mazarine; and this minister had hitherto governed the kingdom with prudence and ..."

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