Definitions for queen consort
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word queen consort
the wife of a reigning king
The wife of a reigning king.
A queen consort is the wife of a reigning king. A queen consort usually shares her husband’s rank and holds the feminine equivalent of the king’s monarchical titles. Historically, queens consort do not share the king regnant’s political and military powers. A queen regnant is a queen in her own right with all the powers of a monarch, usually becoming queen by inheriting the throne on the death of the previous monarch; they have been far fewer in number.
Translations for queen consort
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for queen consort »
Find a translation for the queen consort definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these queen consort definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"queen consort." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 11 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/queen consort>.