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Word: consort

Definition: associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)


Sentences Containing 'consort'

"Ni-co-mi" had been the consort of the American surgeon John Gale, who had been stationed at Fort Atkinson.
, also known as , was empress consort of Emperor Meiji of Japan.
1911 – 3 October 2009), was Queen consort of King Idris I of Libya until the overthrow of the monarchy in 1969.
A number of the clan members of his mother Consort Zhao and his wife Crown Princess Xue were exiled.
After that it passed through the Brahe, Rosenkrandz and Krabbe families before it was bought by Queen Consort Charlotte Amalie in 1694 as part of a larger acquisition of land in the area.
Although she was the first Japanese empress consort to play a public role, it soon became clear that Empress Haruko was unable to bear children.
At all the "Shakti Peethas", the Goddess Shakti is accompanied by her consort, Lord Bhairava (a manifestation of Lord Shiva).
At some point thereafter, there was a time when Li Ying met with his brothers Li Yao (李瑤) the Prince of E, born of Consort Huangfu, and Li Ju (李琚) the Prince of Guang, born of Consort Liu, and each of them was complaining about how their mothers, originally favored by Emperor Xuanzong, had lost favor to Consort Wu.
Calvert received a Charter from Charles I of England for the new colony of Maryland, to be named for the Queen Consort Henrietta Maria (wife of King Charles).
Emperor Maximilian's consort, Carlota of Mexico, a Belgian princess, was a granddaughter of Louis-Philippe of France.
Emperor Xuanzong considered creating Consort Wu empress, but eventually did not do so do to official opposition based on two grounds—that Consort Wu was of the family of Emperor Xuanzong's powerful grandmother Wu Zetian, who seized the throne herself for over a decade as "emperor" and interrupted Tang Dynasty, and that Consort Wu was not Li Siqian's mother and therefore might seek to endanger Li Siqian.
Examples include the Central Agricultural Society, which was under the patronage of Albert, Prince Consort after 1843.
For, as it eventually turned out, he cared not to consort, even for five minutes, with any stranger captain, except he could contribute some of that information he so absorbingly sought.
GI-K'awiil (G1-K'awiil) was a Queen consort of Dos Pilas.
He had again and again been refused her hand by her parents, the old chief alleging that he was no brave, and his old consort called him a woman!
His consort, Syarifah Mastura Shahabuddin of Kedah, became Tengku Permaisuri or Queen during his brief reign.
His father was the sixth child and third son born to Nicholas I of Russia and his Empress consort Alexandra Fedorovna of Prussia (1798–1860).
In 1799, her consort abdicated to become a sanyasi, and she became regent in the name of her under age son.
In 726, Li Hong's mother Consort Zhao died.
In 737, Consort Wu decided to try to trick Li Ying, Li Yao, and Li Ju.
It is one of the 108 "Divyadesam" dedicated to Vishnu, who is worshipped as Sundararajan and his consort Lakshmi as Sundaravalli.
Lesser positions, such as that of musician in ceremonies, remained open to women in even the most restrictive periods, as did the special role of ceremonial consort of the god.
Maria is presumed to have been his consort throughout the reign.
Meanwhile, Consort Wu had designs to have Li Qing, whose name was by then changed to Li Mao (李瑁), named crown prince.
On July 4, 1187, at the Battle of Hattin, he faced the combined forces of Guy of Lusignan, King Consort of Jerusalem and Raymond III of Tripoli.
One variation of the name, Keerthi / kirithi, given to the consort of Kesava, of the Indo-Hindu mythological epic of the Mahabhaarat.
Only one Jordanian consort has not held the title of Queen during her marriage.
Princess Xianyi's husband Yang Hui (楊洄) reported this to Consort Wu, and she tearfully accused Li Ying of defaming her and Emperor Xuanzong.
Rescued from slavery by Phèdre nó Delaunay and her consort Joscelin Verreuil in Kushiel's Avatar, he has been formally adopted into House Montrève.
She came with her brother, Albert, Cardinal in Rome, later Goveror Consort of Flanders when he married Isabel Clara Eugenia, daughter of Philip II of Spain and therefore step daughter of new Queen Consort Anne and another brother described as Wenzel, all the three children of Holy Roman Emperor Consort wife Maria of Spain.
She is the earliest consort of the Despotate of Epiros known by name.
She ruled alongside the other two wives of her consort, Sri Maharani Subarna Prabha Devi and Maharani Lalit Tipura Sundari Devi.
She was briefly his Empress consort when Julian was proclaimed Augustus by his troops in 360.
She was later Queen of Saxony as the second wife and consort of King Anthony of Saxony.
She was the first imperial consort to receive the title of both "nyōgō" and of "kōgō" (literally, the emperor's wife, translated as "empress consort"), in several hundred years.
Some of the incarnations of the "Companion to Champions" include: Incarnations of the Eternal Consort.
Some of the incarnations of the "Eternal Consort" include: J characters.
Special to the Simonian tale is the identification of Simon himself with the Supreme, and of his consort Helena with the female principle.
Testament to this was made evident when Baker was near bankruptcy and was offered a villa and financial assistance by Kelly (who by then was princess consort of Rainier III of Monaco).
The consort to Emperor Chūai, she also served as Regent from the time of her husband's death in 201 until her son Emperor Ōjin acceded to the throne in 269.
The Countess of Salisbury (Princess Mary's governess) was executed during Catherine Howard's time as Queen-consort.
The court of Emperor Lizong was dominated by consort clans, Yan and Jia, and the eunuchs Dong Songchen and Lu Yunsheng.
Their daughter, Alice, married Sir John Fogge; they were ancestors to queen consort Catherine Parr, sixth wife of King Henry VIII.
Their eldest surviving daughter, Isabella became Countess of Urgell as well as Duchess consort of Coimbra.
This is a list of the women who have been queen consort of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan since the sultanate was elevated to the status of a kingdom in 1949.
Tower Green is a space within the Tower of London where two English Queens consort and five other British nobles were executed by beheading.
When a ruler is elected as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, his consort automatically becomes the Raja Permaisuri Agong.
When the main temple god was male, the secondary chapels were often dedicated to that god's mythological consort and child.
While hunting in a forest, Ila accidentally trespassed Sharavana ("Forest of Reeds"), the sacred grove of the goddess Parvati, the consort of the god Shiva.
With the latter he had children, among others: He also had a daughter with a commoner, the daughter who later became a consort of Emperor Momozono.

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