In Portugal, during king D.Manuel II's reign there were two dowger queens, his mother Queen Amélia and grand mother Queen Maria Pia.
D.Manuel had no consorte while he was a regnant king.
Until he got married, in Alfonso XIII court there was dowager Marie Christine and abdicated Isabel II
When Elisabeth II succeeded to the throne, there were 2 dowager queens, Queen Mary and Queen Elisabeth
Belgium recently had 3 queens: one consorte Queen (Mathilde) onde dowager (Fabiola) and one abdicated-consorte (Paola).
During Constantine II reign, there was his mother dowager queen Friederike and (not a queen) but king Alexander's widow Pss Aspasia
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