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the widow of a king

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The last story is that of the dowager queen Tarabai (1675-1761) widow of Shahaji's grandson Rajaram (d.
Diaries of the time tell us he needed her moral support throughout the ceremony, so much so that by being in the Abbey she broke a centuries-old tradition that no dowager queen was present at a crowning.
The great dowager queen of Manhattan, the Empire State Building, towered over the cityscape like Oz when in was completed in a civic display of triumph over the Great Depression.
The Hybrid Tea Queen, Floribunda Queen, Miniature Queen, Shrub Queen, Dowager Queen and other trophy winners will be presented their awards at 2 p.
Established in 1911, City Floral Greenhouse and Garden Center is the dowager queen of Denver's commercial greenhouses.
On April 16, the first sitting day following the death of Her Majesty The Queen Mother on March 30, the Senate paid tribute to the Dowager Queen and adopted a formal motion of sympathy to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
George VI dies and the dowager queen becomes known as the Queen Mother.
As dowager Queen for almost 50 years, Queen Elizabeth had a state-subsidised staff and income, but no official authority.
She drove to Clarence House where, half an hour later, the formidable Dowager Queen - her grandmother Queen Mary - called on her.
And of all the qualities they admire in their dowager queen, it is probably her pluck they love most.
The Dowager Queen Mary, then in her 85th year, already occupied what the widowed Queen regarded as the obvious place - Marlborough House, with its four huge reception rooms and endless bedrooms.
Educated at the glittering French court, she married in 1558 and became a dowager queen of France when her husband died two years later.