Al-Mu'tasim, Caliph of Baghdad, was allegedly killed during the Mongol invasion of the Abbasid Caliphate. Hulagu Khan, not wanting to spill royal blood, wrapped him in a rug and had him trampled to death by his horses.
After being deposed and imprisoned by his Queen consort Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer, Edward II of England was rumored to have been murdered by having a red-hot iron inserted into his anus. Other rumors however exist including that he was suffocated or strangled to death instead.
Inalchuq, the Muslim governor of the Central Asian town of Otrar, was captured and killed by the invading Mongols. This normally would not be that unusual for the times, however his death allegedly occurred when Mongols poured molten silver in his eyes, ears, and throat.
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Sigurd Eysteinsson, also known as Sirgurd The Mighty, reportedly died after acquiring an infection in one of the most bizarre ways. He allegedly strapped the head of a defeated foe to his horse's saddle, forcing the teeth of this head to graze against his leg as he rode. The ride was apparently long enough to break the skin and cause the deadly infection.
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