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Queen Mother Helen
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When King Michael ascended to the throne, his mother was bequeathed the title of Queen Mother (english version).
I wonder if it is a simplistic mistranslation of "Mother of the King" from roumanian, since Helen was never a Queen in the same sense Queen Alexandra, Queen Mary or Queen Elisabeth were, or it was used by purpose in the same sense as in Alexandra, Mary or Elisabeth, Michael wanting to honour his mother.
It was surely on purpose. She was referred to as Majesty and buried as Reine Mère de Roumanie (not as Mère du Roi de Roumanie).
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