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He was not strangled or stabbed or anything of the kind.
The enthusiasm with which they were received fed the suspicion, which their uncle instilled into their father's mind, and they were strangled at Sebaste.
Said to be the spirit of the daughter of an early Norman lord, who raped her and then strangled her to death.
The Harlungs, Imbrecke and Fritile,' are his nephews, whom he has strangled for the sake of their treasure, the Brisingo meni.
In 730 Germanus the patriarch resigned rather than subscribe to a decree condemning images; later he was strangled in exile and replaced by an iconoclast, Anastasius.