Agrippina the Younger in Roman Biography

Agrippina II., or Agrippina Augusta, a daughter of the preceding, and'mother of the emperor Nero by her first husband, Domitius. She was a woman of abandoned principles and remorseless cruelty. She married her father's brother, the emperor Claudius, and afterwards poisoned him. After a life of almost uninterrupted crime, she was put to death (a.d. 60) by the order of her son Nero.