Since her husband's death in 1999, she has been queen dowager of Jordan.
"The queen dowager will see you in a few minutes," said the little old woman.
After he had been some time in the palace, he was introduced to the queen dowager.
He continued from that time, as formerly, to be one of the queen dowager's principal counsellors in all her affairs.
The queen dowager and Mortimer were residing in the castle of Nottingham.
Under the regency of the queen dowager, with some passing fluctuations, the clerical interests on the whole kept the upper hand.
From that moment the rule of the queen dowager and her son Frederik was ended.
The few partisans of the queen dowager shared with her the gloom and tranquillity of her present state.
The clavicordium is in no ones way, and cannot harm the queen dowager.
They separated there, the queen dowager making the Queen many presents, among others a garniture of diamonds.