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What is the role of a regent?

A regent (from the Latin regens: ruling, governing) is a person appointed to govern a state because the monarch is a minor, is absent, or is incapacitated. In a monarchy, a regent usually governs due to one of these reasons, but may also be elected to rule during the interregnum when the royal line has died out.

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Also asked, how are regents chosen?

The Regents are organized into standing committees, subcommittees and work groups whose members and chairs are appointed by the Chancellor. The Board comprises 17 members elected by the State Legislature for 5 year terms: 1 from each of the State's 13 judicial districts and 4 members who serve at large.

Also, who reigned with assistance of Regents? An example of a pre-1937 Regency Act was the Act of 1811 which allowed George, Prince of Wales to act as regent while his father, King George III, was incapacitated. George ruled as the Prince Regent until his father's death, when he ascended the throne as King George IV.

Hereof, what is a regent lord?

Regent is the title held by a noble who rules in the name of a King, Queen, Lord, or Lady, because the rightful ruler is a child, incapacitated, or otherwise incapable of ruling with any degree of force. When ruling in the name of a child, a regent's rule ends when the child heir reaches adulthood.

What is an acting king?

an acting person = a person that has a job for a limited period of time. an anointed king = the king once he has been through the ceremony making his power official, holy

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