: I have been following this discussion and I
: agree with you and with those who agree with
: your arguments. Invoking the traditition is
: funny, since the tradition was broken when
: the salic law was abolished. Once your
: change the most relevant tradition, the rest
: of traditions must be adapted to the new
: In countries where women have reigned since
: the middle ages, like Spain, the Queen
: regnant's husband has always been King. And
: this fact has created no confussion. It was
: clear who was the monarch and who was the
: And in countries where women have always
: inherited noble titles, like Spain, the
: Duchess's husband has been a Duke, the
: Countess's husband has been a Count. No
: problem for centuries. Some decades ago, the
: four main Spanish Dukedoms were held by
: women. Their husbands were the Dukes of
: Medinaceli, Alba, Osuna and Medina Sidonia
: and everybody knew the titular was the wife.
: So, I do not see the problem with the
: Queen's consort being sytled as King. And I
: think it should be the case.
: In Spain, the 1987 Royal Decree changed this
: tradition, but I think the future Queen
: Leonor will created her husband King.
But nevertheless, none of the Scandinavian kingdoms are likely to start calling the spouse of a reigning Queen King. Not in our lifetime.
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