Most Faithful Majesty

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Most Faithful Majesty was the style of address traditionally used by the King or Queen of Portugal. Most Faithful King (Rex Fidelissimus) was a title awarded by the Pope as spiritual head of the Catholic Church to the Portuguese monarchy. In Portuguese it is spelt as Sua Majestade Fidelíssima.

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  • Queen Maria I was known as Her Most Faithful Majesty The Queen of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves
  • Queen Mariana Victoria was known in later years as Her Most Faithful Majesty The Queen Mother of Portugal and the Algarves