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The Knave of Hearts is a fictional character from the novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. He is taken from the traditional English nursery rhyme The Queen of Hearts, and is based on a Jack of Hearts playing card as well as Niccolò Machiavelli. In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, he is in trial for tart robbery. The Knave also appears in "The Looking Glass Wars" where he is re-imagined as the Jack of Diamonds and in the TV miniseries "Alice", he appears as Jack Chase, the son of Queen of Hearts. In Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" he is named Ilosovic Stayne, is one of the main villains and works for the Red Queen.