female monarch


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Noun1.female monarch - a female sovereign rulerfemale monarch - a female sovereign ruler    
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
female aristocrat - a woman who is an aristocrat
Queen of England - the sovereign ruler of England
king, male monarch, Rex - a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
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The four-part drama, which will begin filming this year, "delves into the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history".
The four-part drama, which will begin filming later this year, "delves into the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history".
Queen Bey' Beyonce Knowles celebrated her 35th birthday last week, making music and show biz fans marvel at how somebody so relatively young could have become the whole global entertainment hive's reigning female monarch.
If the Protestant Elizabeth's position as an unmarried female monarch was beyond the sixteenth-century political imagination, as Wills asserts, "then she would just have to be imagined into office, and imaginatively retained there too" (7).
Elizabeth would be a traditional, solid choice, harking back to another great female monarch.
Early in the reign, Levin writes, interest in the Queen's sexual behavior "was a means for the people to express their concern over a female monarch, and also a way of expressing the hope she would fulfill her womanly function, and have a child", while later in the reign, when Elizabeth was too old to have a child, rumors of her sexual misconduct "served as a focus for discontent and fear for the succession" (67).
Tamora is denied both mercy and justice because she represents the "Other", alien to the Roman culture: she is a foreigner, a barbarian and a female monarch who dared to defy Roman rule.
Succession law is unclear on whether a female monarch can reign but conservative royalists who do not approve of the crown prince continue to push for her enthronement, while at the same time hoping to create enough chaos to force a reluctant military to take control of politics - an eventuality the military seems to want no part of.
Various students guessed he was dressed as Hermione Granger from the "Harry Potter'' series, British Queen Elizabeth, and Empress Wu, China's only female monarch.
Razia Sultan became the only female monarch to have ruled Delhi; Rani Durgavati and Chand Bibi battled the mighty Mughal forces to defend their respective territories; Jijabai reinforced the importance of a mother in a child's life by moulding Maharaja Shivaji.
The patriarchal Renaissance England was not in favour of a female monarch, and Elizabeth took up the throne feeling the misogynistic atmosphere at court which accompanied her succession.
An officer named Fleet was handed the contents of Mandarin's pockets - a sixpence bus ticket, half a crown and a ten-shilling note - and immediately Fleet puckered his brow at the sight of the unknown female monarch featured on the strange currency - Queen Elizabeth II.