Definition of Queen's bounty in English:

Queen's bounty


  • in the reign of a queen, the term for King's bounty
    • ‘There are typically few beggars in Caemlyn because of the Queen's Bounty.’
    • ‘In the 1870s, as they lost their lands and buffalo herds, Indians hoped that the new treaties would deliver the "Queen's bounty" they promised.’
    • ‘The family legend is that triplets were born and the mother was awarded the Queen's Bounty of £3 for 3 live births.’