Someone who rules a state in the absence of the monarch, because the monarch is a child, absent or incapacitated.
Fact of the Day
A Templar knight, as well as being chaste and vowing to avoid luxury, slept for just four hours a night, attended up to seven masses a day, and fasted three times a week.
Quote of the Day
"Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it. "
~ Oscar Wilde