1. Valerian – Death by Molten Gold
Valerian’s death was grim mate; after going toe to toe with Persian King Shapur in a gruesome battle and coming off second best, he was then captured and forced to swallow molten gold down his throat, I can’t even stomach pineapple on a pizza.
2. Jovian – Death by Dodgy Mushrooms
Jovian was only based on the throne for 8 months, however there are 2 equally bizarre versions of his death, the first was from inhaling carbon monoxide fumes from a charcoal fire in his room, as you do. In the second version he died after nailing some dodgy mushrooms, sounds like he was up for a party.
3. Tiberius – Death by Servant
Tiberius was Emperor for nearly 2 decades. Upon his demise, his great nephew Caligula took the reigns, only for Tiberius to wake up, seemingly rising from the dead, and ask for a scran. A servant took his bed clothes and smothered him to death, imagine asking for bacon on and getting smoked.
4. Commodus – Death by Bubble Bath
Commodus was Emperor for 15 years, however, on one fateful NYE an evil plot to remove him took place. His food got poisoned, however, being the soldier, he was, he spewed it back up and survived the assassination attempt. This joy was short lived as they sent his wrestling partner in to strangle him to death in the bath shortly after.
5. Valentinian – Fuming Yourself to Death
Valentinian was more of a peacekeeper, who died whilst fuming. Went out like a proper scouse bird. Whilst discussing a peace treaty with a Germanic tribe he noticed a small clause written into it that said they could attack them whenever they want, he was that furious that a blood vessel exploded in his head and he died, had a shocker mate.