Byzantine Nobility Install Alexius Murtzuphlos to Throne

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The Byzantine nobility re-imprison Isaac II, strangle Alexius IV, and install Alexius Ducas Murtzuphlos, brother-in-law of Alexius III, on the throne as Alexius V Ducas. Both Isaac II and Alexios IV had been failing to do an adequate job protecting Constantinople from Latin Christians in the West and Muslims in the East.

One thing that makes Alexius V Ducas so appealing to both the people and the aristocracy is his anti-Latin attitude. Alexius even personally leads some of the fighting against invading Crusaders, which is why Isaac II and Alexios IV trusted him. They shouldn't have, though, because he's personally responsible for ensuring their arrest in the 1204 rebellion.

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