Definition of Queen's bounty in English:
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.
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