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Boleyn became queen but was beheaded for treason when she didn’t bear a son.
SCANDALOUS LOVE AFFAIRS THAT CHANGED HISTORYNICK FOURIEZOSAPRIL 14, 2021OZY
Sometimes the Islamic State shared images of beheaded YPJ fighters on social media.
THE WOMEN WHO FOUGHT TO DEFEND THEIR HOMES AGAINST ISISGAYLE TZEMACH LEMMONFEBRUARY 22, 2021TIME
Then they took out their once‑glimmering knives, now turned brown by Kobani’s dust and rubble, and beheaded her corpse right there on the street for all their men to see.
THE WOMEN WHO FOUGHT TO DEFEND THEIR HOMES AGAINST ISISGAYLE TZEMACH LEMMONFEBRUARY 22, 2021TIME
He stepped forward as he spoke, and his esquire gave him the two-hand Sword of State, heavy enough to behead a bisonoid.
SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
The weak thread of his patience broke, and in a fearful passion he commanded the guards to behead me at once.
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Behead a time-piece, and leave something by which treasures are protected.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, JULY 12, 1881VARIOUS
Behead a gulf on the coast of Africa, and leave a lair of wild beasts.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, APRIL 19, 1881VARIOUS
Behead a basket or hamper, and leave standard or proportion.
ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, VOL. 5, OCTOBER 1878, NO. 12VARIOUS
Behead and curtail the center, and leave a part of the body.
ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, VOL. 5, OCTOBER 1878, NO. 12VARIOUS
Behead a part of the head, and leave what comes from the clouds.
ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, VOL. 5, MAY, 1878, NO. 7.VARIOUS

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