- a queen who reigns in her own right.
Origin of queen regnant
Examples from the Web for queen regnant
Historical Examples of queen regnant
She assumed the title of Queen-regnant of England and Ireland.Agnes Strickland's Queens of England, Vol. II. (of III)
Her little grand-daughter, afterward our queen-regnant, Anne, was staying at Colombe for her health at that time.
The post of almoner to the queen-regnant, Anne of Austria, was his reward.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
- a queen who reigns on her own behalf