Some articles on kings, title, king, titles:
... with only brief intervals in 1360–69 and 1420–22, the kings and queens of England (and, later, of Great Britain) also assumed the title of King or Queen of France ... The Kingdom of England was ruled by the French Plantagenet dynasty when this title was first adopted in 1340 by King Edward III, who claimed the throne of France after the death of his uncle Charles IV of France ... not possess the French throne in her own right, Edward III, the nephew of the deceased king, based his claim on the theory that a woman could transmit a ...
... as well as titular Duchess of Athens and of other claimed titles ... Secondly, she was forced to marry King Ladislaus of Naples 1406, who had 1399 driven his rival Louis II of Anjou from Naples ... He used the titles King of Naples and Jerusalem and died 1414 ...
... King consort (also Emperor consort) is an alternative title to the more usual "prince consort" - which is a position given in some monarchies to the husband of a reigning queen ... It is a symbolic title only, the sole constitutional function of the holder being similar to a prince consort, which is the male equivalent of a queen consort ... The title of "king consort" is rarely given, since the husband of a reigning queen is usually titled as a "prince consort" instead ...
... When a difference exists below, male titles are placed to the left and female titles are placed to the right of the slash ... Basileus
Famous quotes containing the words king and/or title:
“When Prince William [later King William IV] was at Cork in 1787, an old officer ... dined with him, and happened to say he had been forty years in the service. The Prince with a sneer asked what he had learnt in those forty years. The old gentleman justly offended, said, Sir, I have learnt, when I am no longer fit to fight, to make as good a retreat as I can and walked out of the room.”
—Horace Walpole (17171797)
“Et in Arcadia ego.
[I too am in Arcadia.]”
Tomb inscription, appearing in classical paintings by Guercino and Poussin, among others. The words probably mean that even the most ideal earthly lives are mortal. Arcadia, a mountainous region in the central Peloponnese, Greece, was the rustic abode of Pan, depicted in literature and art as a land of innocence and ease, and was the title of Sir Philip Sidneys pastoral romance (1590)