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Royal vocabulary

We were honoured to welcome HRH The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex to Bell Cambridge on Thursday 27 April. Learn some royal-themed words and phrases to add to your English vocabulary.

Simply match the words and phrases with their correct definition. 

word/phrase

definition

monarch

the son of the sovereign

the House of Windsor

another word for King or Queen

Your Majesty

a large, special chair where a monarch sits on formal occasions

Your Highness

The British Royal Family since 1917

to reign

a nation’s King or Queen

the line of succession

the song adopted as the official anthem for a nation

the national anthem

the period a monarch rules

the crown

the title of address for the Queen

the throne

the residence of a ruler

coronation

the order in which members of the royal people become Queen or King

prince

a special head-dress worn by a monarch

princess

title of address for a royal person

palace

the ceremony where a new monarch is crowned

the heir to the throne

the daughter of the sovereign

monarch

the person expected to be the next King or Queen

Royal vocabulary. English blog post.

Answers

word/phrase

definition

monarch

a nation’s King or Queen

the House of Windsor

The British Royal Family since 1917

Your Majesty

the title of address for the Queen

Your Highness

title of address for a royal person

to reign

the period a monarch rules

the line of succession

the order in which members of the royal people become Queen or King

the national anthem

the song adopted as the official anthem for a nation

the crown

a special headdress worn by a monarch

the throne

a large, special chair where a monarch sits on formal occasions

coronation

the ceremony where a new monarch is crowned

prince

the son of the sovereign

princess

the daughter of the sovereign

palace

the residence of a ruler

the heir to the throne

the person expected to be the next King or Queen

monarch

another word for King or Queen

Read about the HRH The Earl of Wessex and the Royal Family: https://www.royal.uk/home-royal-family

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