5. Brother to the emperor Michael IV., the Paphlagonian, before whose elevation George who was an canuch) was in a low condition, but was (A. D. 1035) after that event elevated to the office of Protovestiarius. On the accession of Michael V. Calaphates (A. D. 1041), he was banished to his estate in Paphlagonia. (Cedren. Compend.
vol. ii. pp. 504, 512, ed. Bonn.)