Queen of Hearts, the
a character in the book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, who orders people's heads to be cut off, by saying "Off with his head!" ➔ Alice in Wonderland
a character from a nursery rhyme (=an old song or poem for young children). The rhyme goes:The Queen of Hearts, she baked some tarts, /All on a summer's day; / The Knave of Hearts, he stole the tarts, /And took them clean away.