Monday, September 30, 2019

Fact of the Day: Edmund Ironside Toilet

King Edmund Ironside was one of the last kings of England from the House of Wessex. His cause of death is disputed, but a popular story was that he was assassinated with a blade from an assassin hiding under his privy. 

9 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Sure must have put up with a lot of crap

Sami said...

A weird place to die :)

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Wow, someone must have paid that assassin well.

Christine said...

Horrible way to go.

Kirk said...

Then the assassin had to dry himself off.

Jenn said...

Yuck.

Huggybear said...

Ouch!
I wish someone soon would think of this with your TRUMP - up the rump would be most appropriate.
Colin

Kay said...

I guess that's the last place anybody would look for an assassin.

Fundy Blue said...

I wonder if George R. R. Martin was inspired by this when he plotted Tywin Lannister's death.