She often says things like "The King - in this case me - [Does this or that]"
I just stumbled over a program about Queen Ingrid (Well, yes she as Her Majesty and Queen) and it is striking how she saw her role as part of history and her aim was to strenghten the monarchy. Henrik's aim is the opposite.
: Most of the examples you mention Johan took
: place before the constitutional era in
: Right now, the Constitution, and no longer
: the will of the King (or Queen), is what
: And in the Dutch case, the Constitution
: talks about 'The King' and that refers to
: either the entire government (of which the
: reigning monarch is head) or the person who
: is the reigning monarch.
: When the reigning monarch is a man, and thus
: King, there is no problem, everyone knows
: who is meant.
: However, when there is a Queen-regnant and
: her husband is King-Consort (but in
: day-to-day language, King), it might cause
: problems in legal matters and so the term
: Prince is used for the husband of a reigning
: Queen who is 'King' for constitutional
: This can be fixed easily of course, change
: the Constitution and change the wording to
: 'Monarch' or 'government'. In that way, it
: remains clear who is meant and the husband
: of a Queen Regnant can be a King-Consort.
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