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Queen regnant
A queen regnant is a female monarch who reigns in her own right, in contrast to a queen consort, who is the wife of a reigning king. An empress regnant is a female monarch who reigns in her own right over an empire....
Timeline of Events
1553
7.19.1553
Lady Jane Grey is replaced by Mary I of England as Queen of England after only nine days of reign.
1702
3.8.1702
Anne Stuart, sister of Mary II, becomes Queen regnant of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
1900
7.9.1900
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom gives royal assent to an Act creating the Commonwealth of Australia thus uniting separate colonies on the continent under one federal government.
1948
9.6.1948
Juliana becomes Queen of the Netherlands.
1952
2.6.1952
Elizabeth II becomes Queen upon the death of her father George VI. At the exact moment of succession, she was in a treehouse at the Treetops Hotel in Kenya.
2.8.1952
Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the UK.
1953
4.24.1953
6.2.1953
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, who was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories & Head of the Commonwealth, the first major international event to be televised.