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  • There was Mary, but no queen regnant had yet ruled in England; Margaret Beaufort had been passed over in favour of her son in 1485, and there was a popular impression that women were excluded from the throne.
  • That the king's sons began to be styled " princes "; and as late as the time of Charles the daughters of the duke of York, both of whom became queens regnant, were called simply the Lady Mary and the Lady Anne.

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