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  • 1883), married in 1913 Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, daughter of the Princess Royal, who had succeeded in 1912 to her father's dukedom by special remainder.
  • But Salome Alexandra, his brother's widow, who released him from prison on the death of her husband and married him, was connected with the Pharisees through her brother Simon ben Shetach.
  • In any case the Pharisees were predominant under Alexandra, who became queen (78-69) under her husband's will.
  • On the death of Alexandra (69 B.C.) Aristobulus disputed the succession of Hyrcanus.
  • The Pharisees decided that they could not take action on either side, since the elder son of Alexandra was directed by the Idumaean Antipater; and the people had an affection for such Asmonean princes as dared to challenge the Roman domination of their ancestral kingdom.

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