Patricide

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Patricide

Adrammelech
and Sharezer murder father, Sennacherib, for Assyrian throne. [O.T.: II Kings 19:37]
Borden, Lizzie (1860–1927)
woman accused of butchering father and stepmother with ax (1872). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 91]
Edward
killed his father at his mother’s instigation. [Br. Balladry: Edward in Benét, 302]
Oedipus
kills father in argument not knowing his identity. [Gk. Lit.: Oedipus Rex]