He was succeeded by his son, a youth of eighteen, called Singumin (Chenguza of Symes), who proved himself a bloodthirsty despot, and was put to death by his uncle, Bodawpaya or Mentaragyi, in 1781, who ascended the vacant throne.
But the bloodthirsty excesses of the populace brought a change.
Even within the Arctic Circle they are in many localities abundant and excessively bloodthirsty during the short summer.
In proportion to their size they are among the most bloodthirsty of animals, though less so than the weasels.
He stands in history as a bloodthirsty monster, yet in judging him one must remember the persecutions he endured and the terrible disease from which he suffered.