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Fausta (Flavia Maximiana Fausta)fôsˈtə, d. c.326, Roman princess. She was the wife of Constantine I, the daughter of Maximian, and the mother of Constantine II, Constantius II, and Constans I. It is said that she was put to death by Constantine I when she falsely accused Crispus, Constantine's son by his first wife, of attempting to seduce her.

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