From Middle English conqueresse, conquiris, conquires, probably from Old French; equivalent to conquer + -ess.
conqueress (plural conqueresses)
- A female conqueror.
1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene. […], part II (books IV–VI), London: […] [Richard Field] for VVilliam Ponsonby, OCLC 932900760, book V, canto VII, stanza 36, page 278:
And now by this the noble Conquereſſe / Her ſelfe came in, her glory to partake;
Female conqueror — See also translations at conqueror