Drop Dead Fred- I haven't seen this movie in years, but it was one of my favorites when I was a kiddo.

Drop Dead Fred- I haven't seen this movie in years, but it was one of my favorites when I was a kiddo.

A charming pastel portrait by Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun of Corisande Armandine Sophie Leonie de Gramont (1783-1865), the daughter of Aglaé de Polignac, Duchesse de Guiche and granddaughter of Yolande Gabrielle de Polastron, Duchesse de Polignac.

A charming pastel portrait by Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun of Corisande Armandine Sophie Leonie de Gramont (1783-1865), the daughter of Aglaé de Polignac, Duchesse de Guiche and granddaughter of Yolande Gabrielle de Polastron, Duchesse de Polignac.

In the movie, right before she is beheaded, Anne says to King Henry VIII: "My Elizabeth SHALL be Queen; and my blood will have been well spent." I don't know if she actually said this; but I hope she did because it encapsulates exactly how she felt about her daughter's succession to the throne...and Elizabeth did become Queen.

In the movie, right before she is beheaded, Anne says to King Henry VIII: "My Elizabeth SHALL be Queen; and my blood will have been well spent." I don't know if she actually said this; but I hope she did because it encapsulates exactly how she felt about her daughter's succession to the throne...and Elizabeth did become Queen.

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