But, of course, you already knew that.
Anne Boleyn, in part likely because she died so very, very well, lives on in the minds of a great many people. If you talk to people who can only name one of Henry VIII’s wives (who are those people? Lots of people, I guess. People vaguely familiar with The Tudors) they will almost certainly remember Anne Boleyn. Look at Natalie Portman playing her:
And Natalie Dormer:
And Helena Bonham Carter, who frankly looks really skeptical about the whole business:
Now – who plays Catherine Howard, Henry’s fifth wife, also beheaded?