I was more thinking about a situation where a monarch dies and the remaining Royal consort not only has to cope with the grief of loosing their spouse and supporting the child(ren) with the loss of a parent as well as preparing a minor to be ready at 18 to succeed AND taking on the role of regent. I find that a bit much.
In the present situation that would mean the following:
In the Netherlands prince Constantijn would be regent and Queen Maxima the guardian of the minor Catharina-Amalia
In Spain the Infanta Elena would be regent and Queen Letizia guardian
In Monaco Princess Caroline would regent and Princess Charlene guardian.
In all other European monarchies the heir is over 18 so can succeed at once.
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