Herod the Great
- Herod murdered two of his brothers-in-law, Mariamne (his second wife), his mother-in-law, and three of his sons (Alexander and Aristobulus from Mariamne; Antipater from his first wife, Doris). The Emperor, Caesar Augustus, is said to have said, "It is better to be Herod's pig than his son." He had ten wives in all.
The Four Herods
- Herod the Great
- Herod the tetrarch of Galilee, who killed John the Baptist
- Herod Agrippa I, who killed James Zebedee
- Herod Agrippa II, before whom Paul testified