Gabra Krestos succeeded Iyasu IV and died, poisoned by Glgar, some say, in the month of Sane 1832. A period of anarchy followed, and one authority thinks that Glgar was restored to the throne.
of Azazo disapproved of him because of his religious opinions, and
they asked the Ras to send him away. He did so, and the king went to Zengaj. Gabra Krestos was brought from the Island of Mesraha and reigned for three months; he died on the 27th day of Sane and was buried in the monastery of Takla Haymanot in Adababay.