Commandress

Com`mand´ress


n.1.A woman invested with authority to command.
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She had in fact started to play these parts earlier: one of her first recorded roles (November 1670) is Daranthe, 'Chief Commandress of the Amazons', in Edward Howard's The Women's Conquest.
which Clodia, the commandress par excellence, is juxtaposed with Helen,