(10 BC-AD 44) Ruler of Palestine from AD 41. His real name was Marcus Julius Agrippa, erroneously called “Herod” in the Bible. Grandson of Herod the Great, he was made tetrarch (governor) of Palestine by the Roman emperor Caligula and king by Emperor Claudius AD 41. He put the apostle James to death and imprisoned the apostle Peter. His son was Herod Agrippa II.