Why is King Charles III's wife Camilla Queen Consort but not Queen?

After Queen Elizabeth II died, her older son Charles III became King, and his wife Camilla became Queen Consort.

However, many people are confused: why is Queen Consort but not Queen?

Prince Philip, father of King Charles III, was consort to the late Queen Elizabeth II 

Though Prince Philip did not use the title "Prince Consort" and was known as His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh,

Back in February 2022, the late Queen Elizabeth II herself stated that she would like Camilla to be known as Queen Consort 

In a Platinum Jubilee statement, the late Queen Elizabeth II wrote, "It is my sincere wish that, when that time comes, Camilla will be known as Queen Consort as she continues her own loyal service."

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