When he appeared before Queen Anne of Austria, the woman who wore a diadem thought it a privilege to kiss his mutilated hands.
But speak the name Queen Anne aloud, and then tell me the picture you get.
Queen Anne was the owner of another quarter and the remainder was sold among her loyal subjects.
That is a French saying which means that Queen Anne is dead.
At this period the stage lost a lady who was as dear to it as Queen Anne, namely, Mrs. Bradshaw.
Mrs. Fleming, of Queen Anne's Farm, was the wife of a yeoman-farmer of the county.
"It is a blow which should make all kings tremble," said Queen Anne.
Perhaps she had some connection with Queen Anne's brother, the Pretender.
When his daughter visited him in the Tower he asked her "how Queen Anne did?"
I bowed to the inevitable, and we returned to Queen Anne's Mansions.