"May the light of Your majesty's crown continue to reign supreme for many years to come," he said.
A glittering spectacle of British pomp and majesty it may be, but the clothes are rather tight, and the room is somewhat airless.
In the calendar year 2009, Her majesty the Queen undertook no fewer than 409 official engagements, i.e., more than one a day.
c.1300, "greatness, glory," from Old French majeste "grandeur, nobility" (12c.), from Latin maiestatem (nominative maiestas) "greatness, dignity, elevation, honor, excellence," from stem of maior (neuter maius), comparative of magnus "great" (see magnate). Earliest English us is with reference to God; as a title, in reference to kings and queens (late 14c.), it is from Romance languages and descends from the Roman Empire.