And the queen-consort hurriedly despatched the governor of the city to the camp, to tell king Karmasena what had taken place.
The queen-consort of France, and several other ladies of high note, accompanied the monarch to the Holy Land.
The chief wife, or queen-consort, was privileged to wear on her head a royal tiara or crown.
This fact established that, with respect to a queen-consort, a coronation was an honorary ceremony, unaccompanied by any acts.
The rights of the queen-consort did not proceed from any coronation; they flowed from her relationship to the sovereign.
How then could the crowning of a queen-consort be considered a necessary adjunct of the coronation of the reigning monarch?
This being the queen-consort's birthday, there was an extraordinary appearance of gallantry, and a ball danced at Court.
The queen-consort, Catherine of Braganza, was as complacent to her husband's vices as the queen of Louis.
In many ways she was the leading spirit in the theater; at the least, a joint ruler, not a queen-consort.
Her establishment must also so far exceed that of a king or of a queen-consort, as being composed of ladies as well as gentlemen.