Consorts of the monarchs of Great Britain and the United Kingdom (1707–2010)
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Consorts of the monarchs of Great Britain and the United Kingdom (1707–2010)

All the wives of kings in this list (dating from the Act of Union, 1707) were styled queen, their territorial title complementing that borne by their husbands as king. Neither Prince George of Denmark (1653–1708) nor Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh (b. 1921), received titles that explicitly recognized their position as husband of a queen regnant, although Prince Philip was made a prince of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 1957. Prince Albert (1819–1861), however, was formally created prince consort in 1857.
See also Consorts of the monarchs of England (943?–1707)
Consorts of the monarchs of Scotland (1040–1707)
Monarchs of England (924x7–1707)
Monarchs of Great Britain and the United Kingdom (1707–2010)
Monarchs of Scotland (842–1707)
George, prince of Denmark and duke of Cumberland (1653–1708), consort of Anne, 1702–8
Caroline [Princess Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach] (1683–1737), consort of George II, 1727–37
Charlotte [Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz] (1744–1818), consort of George III, 1761–1818
Caroline [Princess Caroline of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel] (1768–1821), consort of George IV, 1820–21
Adelaide [Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen] (1792–1849), consort of William IV, 1830–37
Albert [Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha] (1819–1861), consort of Victoria, 1840–61; prince consort, 1857–61
Alexandra [Princess Alexandra of Denmark] (1844–1925), consort of Edward VII, 1901–10
Mary [Princess Mary of Teck] (1867–1953), consort of George V, 1910–36
Elizabeth [née Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon] (1900–2002), consort of George VI, 1936–52
Philip [formerly Prince Philip of Greece; Philip Mountbatten], duke of Edinburgh (b. 1921), consort of Elizabeth II, 1952–

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