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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is "Defender of the Faith" and Supreme Governor of the Church of England i.e., the Anglican Communion. She is the ecclesiastical superior of the Archbishop of Canterbury. This answer is from under "Queen Elizabeth II".

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Q: What special role does Queen Elizabeth II hold in the Anglican Church?
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