And when the thirteenth year is complete, thou wilt (again) become the queen regnant of a king.'
It was a little court, and Lady Mabel played the queen regnant there.
A queen gracious rather than a queen regnant; a queen to grant petitions rather than one to brush aside the petitioners.'
In the case of a queen regnant these posts are occupied by ladies, called Ladies of the Bed-chamber.
The coronation chair at the extreme east end of the chapel was made for Mary II., a queen regnant in her own right.
At the present day a queen regnant has eight maids of honour, a queen consort four.