Asked in Cleopatra
Did Cleopatra have sisters or brohthers?
Yes. She had two older sisters and one younger. All three were murdered, and the younger sister was murdered on her command to protect her throne. The older two were murdered because they tried to overthrow their father. She had two younger brothers. Based on custom, she married them both. They each died before her. Some people say she had them killed. ...
Asked in Wars of the Roses, Monarchy
Why would Richard III have the two princes murdered?
Because they had arguably a better claim to the throne than he. They were also, throught their mother, part of the hated Woodville Clan. ...
Asked in Middle Ages
Why di King John kill his nephew Arthur?
King John killed his nephew because he was telling everyone that he shouldn't be king because arthur was a threat to the throne Some people also say that it was not his fault, as soon as John came to the throne Arthur was murdered. ...
Asked in Alexander the Great
What did Alexander the Great's son Alexander IV do?
Not much, since he was murdered in about 310 B.C. at around the age of thirteen by Cassander, one of his father's former military officers and a rival for the Macedonian throne. ...
Asked in Synonyms and Antonyms
When you say Czar Nicholas abdicated his throne what is another way of saying what he did?
He gave up his duties as king and passed it on to his relatives for the best for Russia. PS: He was murdered in 1918 with he rest of his family. Including Anastasia. ...
Asked in History of England, Mary I of Scotland
Why did Elizabeth I kill her cousin Mary Queen of Scots?
Mary Queen of Scots was rumored to have been involved or linked to a plot that would have killed Queen Elizabeth I 's throne. Mary Queen of Scots was the next legitimate heir to the throne, and if Queen Elizabeth I been murdered, Mary Queen of Scot's would rule. Because of these rumors and her access to the throne , advisors forced Elizabeth I to reluctantly sign the execution order. ...
Asked in Caligula (Gaius)
How did Caligula come into power?
Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. Caligula inherited the throne from Tiberius. ...
Asked in Macbeth
How does Shakespeare demonstrate that the pursuit of power inevitably leads to corruption in Macbeth?
Macbeth murdered his king to become king himself. Then he killed others because of his fear of losing the throne. He became a tyrant who was killed because of his actions. ...