female aristocrat

Definitions of female aristocrat

n a woman who is an aristocrat

male aristocrat
a man who is an aristocrat
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Lady Diana Frances Spencer
English aristocrat who was the first wife of Prince Charles; her death in an automobile accident in Paris produced intense national mourning (1961-1997)
Duchesse de Valentinois
French noblewoman who was the mistress of Henry II; she had more influence over him than did his wife Catherine de Medicis (1499-1566)
Queen of England and Scotland and Ireland; daughter if James II and the last of the Stuart monarchs; in 1707 she was the last English ruler to exercise the royal veto over parliament (1665-1714)
Anne Boleyn
the second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I; was executed on a charge of adultery (1507-1536)
Duchess of Ferrara
Italian noblewoman and patron of the arts (1480-1519)
Catherine de Medicis
queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority of her son Charles IX (1519-1589)
beautiful and charismatic queen of Egypt; mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony; killed herself to avoid capture by Octavian (69-30 BC)
Eleanor of Aquitaine
queen of France as the wife of Louis VII; that marriage was annulled in 1152 and she then married Henry II and became Queen of England (1122-1204)
Elizabeth I
Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)
Elizabeth II
daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-)
(Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
Lady Godiva
according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)
Lady Jane Grey
Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
Lady Emma Hamilton
English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
Catherine Howard
Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542)
Isabella the Catholic
the queen of Castile whose marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and sponsored the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1451-1504)
wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC)
Lydia Kamekeha Paki Liliuokalani
queen of the Hawaiian islands (1838-1917)
Marquise de Maintenon
French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)
Marie Antoinette
queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular; her extravagance and opposition to reform contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; she was guillotined along with her husband (1755-1793)
Bloody Mary
daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake as heretics (1516-1558)
Mary II
Queen of England and Scotland and Ireland; she was the eldest daughter of James II and ruled jointly with her husband William III (1662-1694)
Mary Queen of Scots
queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567; as a Catholic she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son and fled to England where she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I; when Catholic supporters plotted to put her on the English throne she was tried and executed for sedition (1542-1587)
Francoise-Athenais de Rochechouart
French noblewoman who was mistress to Louis XIV until he became attracted to Madame de Maintenon (1641-1707)
queen of Egypt and wife of Akhenaton (14th century BC)
Catherine Parr
Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548)
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson
French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)
Jane Seymour
Queen of England as the third wife of Henry VIII and mother of Edward VI (1509-1537)
Queen Victoria
queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)
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czarina, czaritza, tsarina, tsaritsa, tzarina
the wife or widow of a czar
Lady, noblewoman, peeress
a woman of the peerage in Britain
female monarch, queen, queen regnant
a female sovereign ruler
the wife or widow of a king
a noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron
female equivalent of a count or earl
the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
a lady appointed to attend to a queen or princess
marchioness, marquise
a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess
an English noblewoman
Queen of England
the sovereign ruler of England
queen consort
the wife of a reigning king
queen dowager
the widow of a king
queen regent
a queen who serves as ruler when the king cannot
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aristocrat, blue blood, patrician
a member of the aristocracy

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