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Re: Wilhelmina's enthronement
Like the ambassador of a country is THE AMBASSADOR, regardless if that function is held by male or female. Ambassadress wouldn't be correct
The wording of the oath contains a sentence that translates into English something like: as a good king is supposed to do. Wilhelmina, Juliana and Beatrix all three used the same oath as Willem I, II, III and Willem-Alexander that does however not mean they were invested as King. They were sworn in as monarch and the title used for all three women was HM the Queen.
The word King in the oath just means monarch of a kingdom not so much the male title.
Is it true that she was officially inaugurated, on the occasion of her legal majority in 1898, as a KING, not queen? Was that the official wording of the enthronement ceremony?