February 11, 55 CE

On February 11, 55 CE, Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, the rightful heir to the Roman Empire, died of natural causes at the age of almost 14. He was poisoned by his step-brother and current emperor of Rome, Nero. He was involved in the Game of Thrones. If he’d died of old age after a long and fulfilling life, that would have been extremely suspicious.

The history of emperors and kings seems to be made up of equal parts trying to procure a male heir and trying to eliminate them. Share Twisted-History, if you think having royal blood might not be everything it's cracked up to be.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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