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CHAT: Male Queens and Female Kings (was: CHAT: browsers)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Thursday, February 13, 2003, 14:26
On Thu, 13 Feb 2003 11:40:28 +1300 Wesley Parish
<wes.parish@...> writes:
> > For "Duchess" read "Duke". Her title in the C.I. is "Our > Sovereign and > > Duke of Normandy, Queen Elizabeth the Second." AFAIK that does > not make > > Prince Philip the Duchess of Normandy, for which he is probably > > profoundly grateful.
> For which I am profoundly distressed ... ;) There is no sexual > equality in royal titles, a fact I am deeply distressed to report!
> > > Nor is she the Queen of Manx either - that's a state in free > > > association, > > > unless I'm mistaken.
> > The British monarch is Lord of Mann, and has been since 1765. > (Again, > > the Queen gets a masculine title there.)
> I'm still waiting for Prince Chuck to become Queen Charles the > First. (He > could get some hints from Freddie Mercury, if it wasn't for Freddie > Mercury's sadly deceased state ...)
> Wesley Parish
- In Piers Anthony's "Xanth" novels, there can only be a ruling King of Xanth - which means that a woman can rule Xanth, but her title is "King". Which does make her husband Queen of Xanth. I haven't read the most recent books, so i don't know if the heir apparent, Princess Ivy, and her husband Gray Murphy, have become King and Queen (in that order, of course!) of Xanth yet. -Stephen (Steg) "Send [that god] to me that he might be my husband, That he might lodge with me... If [you don't] send t[hat] god, According [to the ordinances of Irkall]a and the great underworld, I shall send up the dead that they might devour the living, I shall make the dead more numerous than the living." ~ ereshkigal, sumero-akkadian goddess of the netherworld, 'myth of nergal and ereshkigal'


Jake X <starvingpoet@...>